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San Francisco: Before the Great Quake

San Francisco: Before the Great Quake

On April 18, 1906, San Francisco was devastated by a horrific 7.9 magnitude earthquake. This fascinating footage of Market Street gives us a glimpse of what it looked like just four days before the quake hit and leveled much of the city. NASS used AI tech to enhance and colorize the film, and added ambient sound effects.

San Francisco House Movers

San Francisco House Movers

What do you do when you love your house, but it’s not in the right location? Simple. Put it on a flatbed truck and move it. That’s what recently happened in San Francisco, as a team of expert building relocators moved the Englander House, a 139-year-old, 6-bedroom Victorian-era home, to its new location, six blocks away.

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Empty San Francisco

Empty San Francisco

In the midst of the COVID-19 shutdown, filmmaker Dan Denegre of Space Race Studio headed to the streets of San Francisco with his drone. There, he captured this surreal and disquieting footage of the normally bustling city all but shuttered. Similarly haunting footage is popping up all around the world.

Toothpick Kinetic Sculpture

Toothpick Kinetic Sculpture

Rolling Through the Bay is a kinetic sculpture made of about 100,000 toothpicks made by artist Scott Weaver. Weaver began making it 34 years ago and is still modifying and adding to it. Pics here.

San Francisco, 1905

San Francisco, 1905

This incredibly-preserved archive footage of San Francisco’s Market Street was filmed shortly before the great quake and fire of 1906. Makes you think how far we’ve come in 100 years.

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