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Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: July 12, 2012
Caption: Devastated Area Marker - Three Days Later
Additional Description: [Captions:]
The blast as seen from Anderson, California, 50 miles away.
The eruption came on gradually at first, getting larger and larger until finally it broke out into a roar like thunder.... [T]he smoke cloud ran down the mountain side, melting the snow very fast, and the water could be seen running down...in a rush twenty feet wide.
B.F. Loomis, May 22, 1915
Compare this photo (right)
taken after the May 22, 1915 eruption to the photo on the other exhibit. Notice the trees absent in this photo.
Submitted: August 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p214254
File Size: 2.620 Megabytes
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