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  • Top: A worker surveys the damage caused by the fire in San Francisco's Marina District after the Loma Prieta earthquake struck, Oct. 17, 1989, in San Francisco. Bottom: A man waits for a bus on the corner of Beach and Divisadero on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. It has been 25 years since the 7.0 Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area at 5:04PM on Oct. 17, 1989 causing widespread damage to buildings and roadways. 63 people died and nearly 4,000 were injured.
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  • Left: Cars are seen covered in bricks from a falling building facade following the Loma Prieta earthquake, Oct. 17, 1989, in San Francisco. Right: Cars are parked along 6th Street near Townsend, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco.
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  • Top: A view of the doorway to a damaged apartment building on Beach Street near Divisadero Street following the Loma Prieta earthquake, Oct. 17, 1989, in San Francisco. Bottom: A view of a garage at an apartment building on Beach Street that was built after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco.
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  • Top: An apartment builing on the corner of Beach and Divisadero is seen shored up after the Loma Prieta earthquake struck, Oct. 17, 1989, in San Francisco. Bottom: Apartment buildings built after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake stand on the corner of Beach and Divisadero, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco.
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  • Top: A view of damaged homes along Divisadero Street following the Loma Prieta earthquake, Oct. 17, 1989, in San Francisco. Bottom: A view looking north on Divisadero Street, Oct. 15, 2014, in San Francisco.
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  • Top: The collapsed upper deck of the Cypress viaduct of Interstate 880 after the Loma Prieta earthquake, Oct. 17, 1989, in Oakland, Calif. Bottom: A car drives along Mandela Parkway where the Cypress viaduct of Interstate 880 used to stand, Oct. 15, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
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  • In this photo taken Oct. 17, 1989, a fire burns in the Marina District after the Loma Prieta earthquake in San Francisco.
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  • In this photo from October 18, 1989, a San Francisco firefighter looks for hotspots in the Marina District in San Francisco, the morning after the Loma Prieta quake.
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  • Cars sit abandoned, Oct. 18, 1989, on the quake-ravaged Cypress Structures of Interstate 880 highway in Oakland, Calif., after a quake shook the San Francisco Bay area.
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  • In a photo shot Oct. 22, 1989 shows a collapsed portion of the Bay Bridge at Oakland after an earthquake rocked northern California.
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  • In this photo taken Oct. 17, 1989, a California Highway Patrol Officer checks the damage to cars that fell when the upper deck of the Bay Bridge collapsed onto the lower deck after the Loma Prieta earthquake in San Francisco.
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  • A collapsed house crushed a car parked on the street in the Marina District during a 7.0 earthquake that hit San Francisco, Oct. 18, 1989.
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