The Effects of the 1906 Earthquake
San Francisco burned as a consequence of the 1906 earthquake. Many other town were severely damaged. This caused a great rebuilding boom which required large amounts of timber and other building materials.
Much of the redwood forest in San Mateo County was leveled to rebuild San Francisco.
What effect did the increase in logging have in the local landscape? What else changed with the local advent of the tools of the industrial revolution?