LEFT: The Call Building with Deco Façade, Market and Third Streets, 2003  RIGHT: Burning of the Call Building, 1906
LEFT: The Call Building with Deco Façade, Market and Third Streets, 2003 RIGHT: Burning of the Call Building, 1906

Right Photo: W.J. Street, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

TOP: The burning of San Francisco, April 18, 1906 MIDDLE: From St Francis Hotel, 1906 BOTTOM: Panorama of Union Square from the roof of the St Francis Hotel, 2003
TOP: The burning of San Francisco, April 18, 1906 MIDDLE: From St Francis Hotel, 1906 BOTTOM: Panorama of Union Square from the roof of the St Francis Hotel, 2003

Top Photo: Pillsbury Picture Company, Library of Congress

Middle Photo: Pillsbury Picture Company, Library of Congress

LEFT: "Relocation Sale," Corner of Powell and O'Farrell Streets, 2003  RIGHT: Powell and O'Farrell Sts, 1906
LEFT: "Relocation Sale," Corner of Powell and O'Farrell Streets, 2003 RIGHT: Powell and O'Farrell Sts, 1906

Right Photo: Rhea Brothers, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

LEFT: View from the Ferry Tower, 2003  RIGHT: Market St. from Ferry, 1906
LEFT: View from the Ferry Tower, 2003 RIGHT: Market St. from Ferry, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Waiting hotel van, corner of Stockton and Geary Streets, 2004  RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Waiting hotel van, corner of Stockton and Geary Streets, 2004 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: J.D. Givens, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

LEFT: Mills Building, Montgomery and Bush Streets, 2004  RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Mills Building, Montgomery and Bush Streets, 2004 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Taxis along California Street, Kohl Building, 2003  RIGHT: Kohl Building, 1906
LEFT: Taxis along California Street, Kohl Building, 2003 RIGHT: Kohl Building, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Cable car line, corner of Geary and Powell Streets, 2003  RIGHT: Powell St. near Geary, fire effect, 1906
LEFT: Cable car line, corner of Geary and Powell Streets, 2003 RIGHT: Powell St. near Geary, fire effect, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Hearst Building, Market Street, 2003  RIGHT: Untitled (remains of Hearst Building at Market and Third Streets), 1906
LEFT: Hearst Building, Market Street, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled (remains of Hearst Building at Market and Third Streets), 1906

Right Photo: Arnold Genthe, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 

LEFT: Clay Street near old Chinatown, 2003  RIGHT: Untitled (burning San Francisco, looking east from Clay Street), 1906
LEFT: Clay Street near old Chinatown, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled (burning San Francisco, looking east from Clay Street), 1906

Right Photo: Arnold Genthe, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

LEFT: Bike messinger hangout, Donahue Memorial, Market Street and Battery, 2003  RIGHT: Donahue Fountain, May 19, 1906
LEFT: Bike messinger hangout, Donahue Memorial, Market Street and Battery, 2003 RIGHT: Donahue Fountain, May 19, 1906

Right Photo: Turrell and Miller, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Portico of the Towne Mansion, moved to Lloyd Lake, Golden Gate Park, 2003  RIGHT: A.N. Towne Residence, view from the Chas. Crocker Residence - California Street, Ca. 1905
LEFT: Portico of the Towne Mansion, moved to Lloyd Lake, Golden Gate Park, 2003 RIGHT: A.N. Towne Residence, view from the Chas. Crocker Residence - California Street, Ca. 1905

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Steps, 821 Leavenworth, 2003  RIGHT: Stairs that lead to nowhere (after the fire), 1906
LEFT: Steps, 821 Leavenworth, 2003 RIGHT: Stairs that lead to nowhere (after the fire), 1906

Right Photo: Arnold Genthe, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

TOP: Panorama from above Market Street,   2003  BOTTOM: Untitled (Market Street ruins), 1906
TOP: Panorama from above Market Street, 2003 BOTTOM: Untitled (Market Street ruins), 1906

Top Photo: Photographer unknown, Library of Congress

LEFT: Dolores Park, 2004   RIGHT: From the old Jewish Cemetery, 18th and Dolores Streets. The morning of the Great Earthquake and Fire, April 18th, 1906
LEFT: Dolores Park, 2004 RIGHT: From the old Jewish Cemetery, 18th and Dolores Streets. The morning of the Great Earthquake and Fire, April 18th, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: South Van Ness at Seventeenth Street, 2003 RIGHT: Howard St between 17th and 18th, 1906
LEFT: South Van Ness at Seventeenth Street, 2003 RIGHT: Howard St between 17th and 18th, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Ball field, Moscone Recreation Center, 2004  RIGHT: Camp 8, Lobos Square, 1906
LEFT: Ball field, Moscone Recreation Center, 2004 RIGHT: Camp 8, Lobos Square, 1906

Right Photo: Weidner Photo, S.F., The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: The Ferry Building from the Embarcadero, 2004  RIGHT: East St., a few weeks after the fire, U.S. Army men bivouacked in tents, 1906
LEFT: The Ferry Building from the Embarcadero, 2004 RIGHT: East St., a few weeks after the fire, U.S. Army men bivouacked in tents, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: The refurbished Call Building from the front of the Virgin Record Store, Market Street, 2003  RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: The refurbished Call Building from the front of the Virgin Record Store, Market Street, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Stewart & Rogers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: The intersection of Post and Kearny from the middle of the Kearny Street crossing, 2003   RIGHT: Post and Kearney (sic), 1906
LEFT: The intersection of Post and Kearny from the middle of the Kearny Street crossing, 2003 RIGHT: Post and Kearney (sic), 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Lunch time, Union Square and the St Francis Hotel, looking west, 2003    RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Lunch time, Union Square and the St Francis Hotel, looking west, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Drinking fountain at the east end of Union Square, 2004   RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Drinking fountain at the east end of Union Square, 2004 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

LEFT: Walkway, Stanford University, 2003  RIGHT: Agassiz Statue at Stanford University, 1906
LEFT: Walkway, Stanford University, 2003 RIGHT: Agassiz Statue at Stanford University, 1906

Right Photo: W.C. Mendenhall, U.S. Geological Survey

LEFT: Oak tree in covered fault line, Point Reyes National Seashore, 2003   RIGHT: Fault trace 2 miles north of the Skinner Ranch at Olema, view is north, 1906
LEFT: Oak tree in covered fault line, Point Reyes National Seashore, 2003 RIGHT: Fault trace 2 miles north of the Skinner Ranch at Olema, view is north, 1906

Right Photo: Grove Karl Gilbert, U.S. Geological Survey

Statement for After the Ruins.jpg
LEFT: The Call Building with Deco Façade, Market and Third Streets, 2003  RIGHT: Burning of the Call Building, 1906
TOP: The burning of San Francisco, April 18, 1906 MIDDLE: From St Francis Hotel, 1906 BOTTOM: Panorama of Union Square from the roof of the St Francis Hotel, 2003
LEFT: "Relocation Sale," Corner of Powell and O'Farrell Streets, 2003  RIGHT: Powell and O'Farrell Sts, 1906
LEFT: View from the Ferry Tower, 2003  RIGHT: Market St. from Ferry, 1906
LEFT: Waiting hotel van, corner of Stockton and Geary Streets, 2004  RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Mills Building, Montgomery and Bush Streets, 2004  RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Taxis along California Street, Kohl Building, 2003  RIGHT: Kohl Building, 1906
LEFT: Cable car line, corner of Geary and Powell Streets, 2003  RIGHT: Powell St. near Geary, fire effect, 1906
LEFT: Hearst Building, Market Street, 2003  RIGHT: Untitled (remains of Hearst Building at Market and Third Streets), 1906
LEFT: Clay Street near old Chinatown, 2003  RIGHT: Untitled (burning San Francisco, looking east from Clay Street), 1906
LEFT: Bike messinger hangout, Donahue Memorial, Market Street and Battery, 2003  RIGHT: Donahue Fountain, May 19, 1906
LEFT: Portico of the Towne Mansion, moved to Lloyd Lake, Golden Gate Park, 2003  RIGHT: A.N. Towne Residence, view from the Chas. Crocker Residence - California Street, Ca. 1905
LEFT: Steps, 821 Leavenworth, 2003  RIGHT: Stairs that lead to nowhere (after the fire), 1906
TOP: Panorama from above Market Street,   2003  BOTTOM: Untitled (Market Street ruins), 1906
LEFT: Dolores Park, 2004   RIGHT: From the old Jewish Cemetery, 18th and Dolores Streets. The morning of the Great Earthquake and Fire, April 18th, 1906
LEFT: South Van Ness at Seventeenth Street, 2003 RIGHT: Howard St between 17th and 18th, 1906
LEFT: Ball field, Moscone Recreation Center, 2004  RIGHT: Camp 8, Lobos Square, 1906
LEFT: The Ferry Building from the Embarcadero, 2004  RIGHT: East St., a few weeks after the fire, U.S. Army men bivouacked in tents, 1906
LEFT: The refurbished Call Building from the front of the Virgin Record Store, Market Street, 2003  RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: The intersection of Post and Kearny from the middle of the Kearny Street crossing, 2003   RIGHT: Post and Kearney (sic), 1906
LEFT: Lunch time, Union Square and the St Francis Hotel, looking west, 2003    RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Drinking fountain at the east end of Union Square, 2004   RIGHT: Untitled, 1906
LEFT: Walkway, Stanford University, 2003  RIGHT: Agassiz Statue at Stanford University, 1906
LEFT: Oak tree in covered fault line, Point Reyes National Seashore, 2003   RIGHT: Fault trace 2 miles north of the Skinner Ranch at Olema, view is north, 1906
Statement for After the Ruins.jpg
LEFT: The Call Building with Deco Façade, Market and Third Streets, 2003 RIGHT: Burning of the Call Building, 1906

Right Photo: W.J. Street, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

TOP: The burning of San Francisco, April 18, 1906 MIDDLE: From St Francis Hotel, 1906 BOTTOM: Panorama of Union Square from the roof of the St Francis Hotel, 2003

Top Photo: Pillsbury Picture Company, Library of Congress

Middle Photo: Pillsbury Picture Company, Library of Congress

LEFT: "Relocation Sale," Corner of Powell and O'Farrell Streets, 2003 RIGHT: Powell and O'Farrell Sts, 1906

Right Photo: Rhea Brothers, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

LEFT: View from the Ferry Tower, 2003 RIGHT: Market St. from Ferry, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Waiting hotel van, corner of Stockton and Geary Streets, 2004 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: J.D. Givens, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

LEFT: Mills Building, Montgomery and Bush Streets, 2004 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Taxis along California Street, Kohl Building, 2003 RIGHT: Kohl Building, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Cable car line, corner of Geary and Powell Streets, 2003 RIGHT: Powell St. near Geary, fire effect, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Hearst Building, Market Street, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled (remains of Hearst Building at Market and Third Streets), 1906

Right Photo: Arnold Genthe, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 

LEFT: Clay Street near old Chinatown, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled (burning San Francisco, looking east from Clay Street), 1906

Right Photo: Arnold Genthe, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

LEFT: Bike messinger hangout, Donahue Memorial, Market Street and Battery, 2003 RIGHT: Donahue Fountain, May 19, 1906

Right Photo: Turrell and Miller, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Portico of the Towne Mansion, moved to Lloyd Lake, Golden Gate Park, 2003 RIGHT: A.N. Towne Residence, view from the Chas. Crocker Residence - California Street, Ca. 1905

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Steps, 821 Leavenworth, 2003 RIGHT: Stairs that lead to nowhere (after the fire), 1906

Right Photo: Arnold Genthe, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

TOP: Panorama from above Market Street, 2003 BOTTOM: Untitled (Market Street ruins), 1906

Top Photo: Photographer unknown, Library of Congress

LEFT: Dolores Park, 2004 RIGHT: From the old Jewish Cemetery, 18th and Dolores Streets. The morning of the Great Earthquake and Fire, April 18th, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: South Van Ness at Seventeenth Street, 2003 RIGHT: Howard St between 17th and 18th, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Ball field, Moscone Recreation Center, 2004 RIGHT: Camp 8, Lobos Square, 1906

Right Photo: Weidner Photo, S.F., The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: The Ferry Building from the Embarcadero, 2004 RIGHT: East St., a few weeks after the fire, U.S. Army men bivouacked in tents, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: The refurbished Call Building from the front of the Virgin Record Store, Market Street, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Stewart & Rogers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: The intersection of Post and Kearny from the middle of the Kearny Street crossing, 2003 RIGHT: Post and Kearney (sic), 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Lunch time, Union Square and the St Francis Hotel, looking west, 2003 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

LEFT: Drinking fountain at the east end of Union Square, 2004 RIGHT: Untitled, 1906

Right Photo: Photographer unknown, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco

LEFT: Walkway, Stanford University, 2003 RIGHT: Agassiz Statue at Stanford University, 1906

Right Photo: W.C. Mendenhall, U.S. Geological Survey

LEFT: Oak tree in covered fault line, Point Reyes National Seashore, 2003 RIGHT: Fault trace 2 miles north of the Skinner Ranch at Olema, view is north, 1906

Right Photo: Grove Karl Gilbert, U.S. Geological Survey

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