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September 19, 2012

Old Photos of Disasters at Seattle

Here are old photos of landslides, fires, earthquakes, floods, and other calamities... at Seattle

House damaged in Perkins Lane landslide, 1954

House damaged in landslide, 1917

Alki landslide, 1916

House damaged by landslide, 1957

Landslide on 9th Avenue W. north of Prospect, circa 1915

Landslide at Fifth and Terrace, 1914

Westlake Avenue landslide, 1955

Landslide damage in basement, 1962

 House damaged in Lake Dell Avenue landslide, 1933

Landslide at Aurora and Galer, 1957

House damaged in Lake Dell Avenue landslide, 1933

House damaged by landslide, 1962

Washed out road, 1932

Landslide at 9645 48th Ave. SW, 1962

 12th Avenue Bridge collapse, 1917

Fire in Greenwood, 1952

Wallingford house after fire, 1936

Fire on Hinkley Block, 1908

Building fire, 1917

Paysse Hardware Store after fire, 1919

Fire at Todd Shipyard, November 28, 1968

House interior after fire, 1936

Street cave-in at Bigelow and Howe, 1958

The Great Ravenna Boulevard Sinkhole, 1957

Moncton flooded by Rattlesnake Lake, 1915

Moncton flooded by Rattlesnake Lake, 1915

Moncton flooded by Rattlesnake Lake, 1915

 Moncton flooded by Rattlesnake Lake, 1915

House in flood, 1932

Flooded bedroom, 1955

Rainier Valley flood, 1914

Rainier Valley flood, 1914

Skagit flood, 1932

Flood at Cedar Lake, 1915

 Flood at Cedar Lake, 1915

Earthquake damage in Pioneer Square, 1949

 Earthquake damage on bridge, 1949

Columbus Day Storm damage, 1962

Columbus Day Storm damage, 1962

Broken hydrant at 6th & Pike, 1920

Flooded street at Elliott and Denny, 1933

Broken water main on East Marginal Way at Lander Street, 1923

Flooded street on Second Ave. Ext., 1936

(via Seattle Municipal Archives)


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