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    • Fleet Demolished

    • Fleet Demolished

    • Title from verso.
      Photograph of boat flung inland by the tsunami generated by the 1964 earthquake.
      Full caption from verso reads:
      "HQ AAC -- FLEET DEMOLISHED -- Both pleasure craft and commercial fishing vessels suffered heavy damages...

    • UAF-1972-153-87
    • Heavy Cargo

    • Heavy Cargo

    • Title from verso.
      Photograph of a Civil Defense team as they move cargo destined for aid and reconstruction after the 1964 earthquake and tsunami.
      Full caption from verso reads:
      "HQ AAC -- HEAVY CARGO -- Civil Defense members of the...

    • UAF-1972-153-91
    • End Of The Line

    • End Of The Line

    • Title from verso.
      Aerial photograph of Seward, Alaska showing damage following the 1964 earthquake and tsunami.
      Full caption from verso reads:
      "HQ AAC -- END OF The LINE -- Rail lines and a fuel tank farm suffered almost complete...

    • UAF-1972-153-93
    • Clearing away debris

    • Clearing away debris

    • Title taken from accompanying note.

      "Clearing away the debris along the dock area in Valdez AK., following the Alaska Earthquake 3/28/64." Photograph of heavy equipment helping to clean up Valdez, Alaska following the 1964 earthquake and the...

    • UAF-1972-153-281
    • Heavy damage

    • Heavy damage

    • Title taken from the back of photo.

      "HQ [Headquaters] AAC [Alaska Air Command] -- Heavy Damage -- Large scale damage was inflicted on the Alaska port city of Seward by the Good Friday earthquake and the tidal wave that followed shortly...

    • UAF-1972-153-73
    • Railroad ties

    • Railroad ties

    • Title taken from note with photo.

      "Railraod ties along the track between Anchorage and Seward Alaska following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Photograph of destroyed railroad tracks and what may be part of a fuel tank following the 1964...

    • UAF-1972-153-184
    • Icepack

    • Icepack

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "This Icepack, once used by Station personnel for ice skating, washed up to higher ground and broke up surrounding Navy Exchange warehouses with foot-thick ice slabs. For immediate...

    • UAF-1972-153-47
    • Naval Station, Kodiak

    • Naval Station, Kodiak

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "Kodiak's Earthquake of March 27th caused this separation in a runway apron, aboard the U. S. Naval station. The earthquake caused minor damage compared to the amount of destruction...

    • UAF-1972-153-29
    • Marginal Pier

    • Marginal Pier

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      "Marginal Pier aboard the U. S. Naval station, Kodiak, shows the destructive power of Alaska's tidal waves which struck March 27th. For immediate release official U. S. Navy photograph,...

    • UAF-1972-153-30
    • Aerial Recon

    • Aerial Recon

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.

      Aerial view of Kodiak, Alaska, following the Alaska Earthquake and tidal wave 3/27/64. Many buildings are destroyed, and at least three boats are thrown ashore. A business sign on the...

    • UAF-1972-153-111
    • Victory Maid

    • Victory Maid

    • Title taken from accompanying note.

      "Victory Maid, Kodiak Ak. following the Alaska Earthquake and Tidal wave 3/27/64". A close-up shot of 'Victory Maid' submerged in water and lying on its side.

    • UAF-1972-153-44
    • Tidal wave damage

    • Tidal wave damage

    • Title from verso.

      Full comments from verso read: "HQ AAC -- TIDAL WAVE DAMAGE -- Inrushing seas at Seward, Alaska, following the Good Friday earthquake, accounted for more damage than the 'quake itself. Here, a gigantic 200 ton diesel switch...

    • UAF-1972-153-58
    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Seward, Alaska, police car

    • Title from verso.

      "HQ AAC -- TOSSED BY TIDAL WAVE -- A Seward, Alaska, police car lies amid the wreckage of the community, left there by tidal wave action which occurred shortly after the Good Friday earthquake, which severely damaged the...

    • UAF-1972-153-75

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