The Great California Earthquake of 1906 is arguably one of the most catastrophic natural disasters of the 20th Century. It was an epic event that left nothing but death and destruction in its... More > wake.
Originally published one year after the devastating quake, The California Earthquake of 1906 is a collection of articles and stories written by various experts, from a University Professor of Geology, and a Professor of Structural Engineering to a member of the U.S. Geological Survey. The publication also contains a first-hand narrative of the quake, as recorded by a witness to the event.
In addition, this publication includes numerous photos and illustrations, documenting rarely-seen images of the earthquake destruction. It is a must-read for any earthquake enthusiast or for anyone interested in the history of California.< Less
James Stetson was a partner in Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson, a leading wholesale house for stoves and metals. His ongoing interests in mechanics and manufacturing kept him closely involved with... More > San Francisco's distinctive cable car industry. His personal recollections of the earthquake and the days after are a real unique look at a major disaster. He doesn't tie up loose ends or tell a complete story. What he did was tell us what he saw, what he did, and what he heard< Less
This is the story of the Cleburne Railroaders and the 1906 Texas season. Tris Speaker was an 18 year old rookie that season on his way to Baseball's Hall of Fame. Ft. Worth and Dallas battled for the... More > first half flag, but it was Cleburne at season's end that proved to be the best.< Less
History of the St. Clair Bottom Primitive Baptist Association 1906-2005. Located in Smyth, Washington and Grayson County, Virginia, Carroll County, Maryland, Ashe and Alleghany County, North... More > Carolina. Detailed history, illustrated and indexed.< Less