SCPL Local History Gallery Remembering the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

Remembering the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

20 Years Later: A collection of photographs depicting Santa Cruz in the aftermath of the Loma Prieta Earthquake

Size: 361 items

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The white structure in the background is a pavilion (tent) located on Cedar and Locust Streets.

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Pacific Avenue, looking south during the reconstruction of Santa Cruz's downtown area after the 1989 earthquake.

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Pacific Avenue, looking south, showing the debris from the demolition of the St. George Hotel.

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The demolition of the St. George Hotel, as seen from the convergence of Front and River Streets.

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Pacific Avenue looking towards the mountains. The Del Mar movie theater is on the right.

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The main floor of the Central Library showing the mess resulting from the Loma Prieta earthquake.

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Storage area on the second floor of the Central Branch Library after the Loma Prieta earthquake.

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The town clock stopped at 5:04 p.m. on October 17, 1989

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Dramatic damage on Pacific immediately following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

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