A woman looks at a house that was reduced to rubble.
The Stanford University Library building suffered extreme damage from the major earthquake, shown in this photo taken April 21, 1906.
Through the Rubble
People walk through the rubble.
Horses were killed by a collapsed building wall.
A view of Market Street between Main and Beale. The original caption read "8 foot basement after quake. 18 inch pump forced through walk."
Shown above is the interior of the earthquake- and fire-wrecked building at the corner of Taylor Street and Geary Street. April 20, 1906.
Collapsed buildings, rubble and wreckage dominated the city.
Refugee camps, such as this one in Jefferson Square, were set up throughout the city for those displaced by the earthquake and fire.
Adding Injury to Insult
From a hill overlooking downtown San Francisco, residents watched the fire that swept through the city shortly after the 1906 earthquake.