Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror

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"[...] Still nearing the bay, the waters of which did the firemen good service, along the docks, the fire took the Rialto building, a handsome skyscraper, and converted scores of solid business blocks into smoldering piles of brick. Banks and commercial houses, supposed to be fireproof though not of modern build, burned quickly and the roar of the flames could be heard even on the hills, which were out of the danger zone. Here many thousands of people congregated and witnessed the awful scene. Great sheets of flame rose high in the heavens or rushed down some narrow street, joining midway between the sidewalks and making a horizontal chimney of the former passage ways. The dense smoke that arose from the entire business spread out like an[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.73mm | 449.05g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507699719
  • 9781507699713