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Broken Bay Bridge
from Remembering Loma Prieta in Great Shakes

A view of the hole left in the upper deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after a section of it fell onto the lower deck. Over a quarter of a million commuters cross the span each day. An earthquake-expectant Bay Area is still awaiting a new, more seismically sound bridge.
Photo: Kurt Feichtmeir

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Collapsed house in the Marina district

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