• Creator
  • Staff PhotographerSeattle Post-Intelligencer
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • The April 13, 1949 earthquake caused damage from southern Oregon to British Columbia. In Chehalis, Washington, the tower of the Methodist Church fell over and crashed through the roof below. The earthquake happened just four days before Easter, affecting services during that busy church week.In this April 1949 photo, three people stand in front of the Methodist Church looking at the earthquake damage. The photo was taken soon after the quake, ... more
    The April 13, 1949 earthquake caused damage from southern Oregon to British Columbia. In Chehalis, Washington, the tower of the Methodist Church fell over and crashed through the roof below. The earthquake happened just four days before Easter, affecting services during that busy church week.In this April 1949 photo, three people stand in front of the Methodist Church looking at the earthquake damage. The photo was taken soon after the quake, which measured 7.1 on the Richter Scale. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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