Photos: Aftermath of March 27, 1964, 9.2 quake in Alaska

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Plank driven through tire
  • 1964 Good Friday earthquake
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  • Plank driven through tire
  • Trees broken by surge wave
  • Turnagain Arm railroad tracks
  • Native Hospital landslide in Anchorage
  • Government Hill Elementary School
Plank driven through tire
Indication of the violence of the surge waves that struck Whittier: man holds mounted ten-ply tire through which a 2 by 6-inch plank of wood has been driven by a wave.