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" The test was one of such violence that only structures of first-class design and materials and honest workmanship could survive. Flimsy and loosely built structures collapsed like houses of cards under the terrific wrenching and shaking, and many of the... "
The San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of April 18, 1906: And Their Effects ... - Page 17
by Grove Karl Gilbert, Joseph Austin Holmes, Richard Lewis Humphrey, John Stephen Sewell, Frank Soulé - 1907 - 170 pages
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Bulletin, Issues 319-324

Geology - 1908
...conflagrations of recent years. Some of these structures 14 GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE EARTHQUAKE CONDITIONS. 15 which successfully withstood the first test failed...produced by the vibrations at other points, however, could have been resisted with safety if proper design, firstclass materials, and honest workmanship...
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Bulletin - United States Geological Survey, Issue 324

Geological Survey (U.S.) - Geology - 1907
...surprising that this movement and the resulting vibrations should prove so fatal to the structures or man. In the fire that followed hundreds of thousands...produced by the vibrations at other points, however, could have been resisted with safety if proper design, firstclass materials, and honest workmanship...
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Geology and Oil Resources of the Santa Maria Oil District, Santa ..., Issue 322

Ralph Arnold, Robert van Vleck Anderson - Petroleum - 1907 - 161 pages
...structures which withstood the earthquake were subjected to a second test in a fire which surpaased all the great conflagrations of recent years. Some...produced by the vibrations at other points, however, could have been resisted with safety if proper design, firstclass materials, and honest workmanship...
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