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Charleston Museum Earthquake Photographs

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41.
chasm to left of South Carolina railroad
chasm to left of South Carolina railroad Charleston Earthquake scene. Handwritten on reverse: '9 mile bottom - South Carolina railroad - chasm on left. Track was originally a tangent. Caused by earthquake, 1886. Track cut of line.'
42.
Oak Grove, four foot fissure
Oak Grove, four foot fissure Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.147, 4 foot fissure, Oak Grove.'
43.
Ten Mile Hill, geyser
Ten Mile Hill, geyser Charleston Earthquake scene. Possibly No.54 of Cook's Earthquake Views. Round geyser at Ten Mile Hill.
44.
(Fire) Engine House, No.5
(Fire) Engine House, No.5 Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.35, No.5 Engine House.'
45.
Roper Hospital, Queen Street
Roper Hospital, Queen Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.4, Roper Hospital.' Shows Roper Hospital when at Queen Street location.
46.
Alexander Street, residence
Alexander Street, residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.186, Residence on Alexander Street.'
47.
Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence
Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence Charleston Earthquake scene, residence on Ashley Street. Handwritten on reverse: 'The residence of the Mayor of Charleston shattered by the Earthquake, Aug[us]t 31st 1886 and occupied by the Mayor's family unitl May 1887. Courtnay's [sic] residence. E.V.V. made bust of this man.'
48.
Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence
Ashley Street, Mayor Courtenay's residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.90, Residence, Mayor Courtenay.' Also, handwritten on reverse: 'Ashley & Montagu [Streets].'
49.
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.67, G.W. Williams, Jr., Atlantic Street.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows George W. Williams, Jr. at 2 Atlantic Street.
50.
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence
Atlantic Street, G.W. Williams, Jr. residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.167, rear of residence of Geo. [George] W. Williams, Jr.' Charleston city directory for 1886 shows George W. Williams, Jr. at 2 Atlantic Street.
51.
corner of Bay and Amherst Streets
corner of Bay and Amherst Streets Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.84, Corner [of] Bay and Amherst St.'
52.
Beaufain Street
Beaufain Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.179, Ruins Beaufain Street.'
53.
Beaufain Street
Beaufain Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.171, a kitchen, Beaufain Street.'
54.
Beaufain Street, B. Pressley Smith residence
Beaufain Street, B. Pressley Smith residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.57, B. Pressley Smith, Beaufain Street.'
55.
Beaufain Street, B. Pressley Smith residence
Beaufain Street, B. Pressley Smith residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.172, porch of residence of B. Pressley Smith.' Beaufain Street.
56.
corner of Pitt and Beaufain Streets
corner of Pitt and Beaufain Streets Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.177, corner [of] Pitt and Beaufain Sts.'
57.
Beaufain Street, Greer residence
Beaufain Street, Greer residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.58, ------- Greer, Beaufain Street.'
58.
Bull Street, Capt. Dawson residence
Bull Street, Capt. Dawson residence Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.97, residence Capt. Dawson. 99 Bull Street.'
59.
Bull Street
Bull Street Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charleston and Vicinity. Taken after the 31st of August, 1886. No.98, residence in Bull Street.'
60.
Bedon's Alley
Bedon's Alley Caption: 'Cook's Earthquake Views of Charlston and Vicinity. Series No.2. No.165, ruins in Bedon's Alley.'