|Adak, Alaska .. Earthquake on Mar 9, 1957
|Images from Larry McLauchlin
|Please scroll down the page - there are 7 photos and narrative.
|The enclosed info/photos relate to the earthquake of
Mar 9, 1957 at 3:25am.
The first photo (above) depicts several things, one, the stairway has fallen away from the
The above series of 3 photos shows the floor separating from the column
hobby shop. There is also a picture showing the a 8 inch drop between baseboard and
floor. The other photo shows damage to a restroom in the basement bathroom.
|The above set of 2 photos shows a 2-inch crack in wall running from ceiling to floor next to a electrical panel box. The remaining picture shows a service door to the EM Club. The ground has dropped 18 inches from its original level as you can see by the line on the bldg wall.
|The following is an 'AP' printout, as it reported the earthquake