Chilling Footage of the 1989 Cypress Freeway Collapse

The Oakland fire department rushed to the scene of the Cypress Freeway, after the 1989 San Francisco Earthquake hits. They were greeted by a catastrophe of collapsed concrete and trapped cars. (2:51)

Tags

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'Tokyo's Modernization Was Fueled by This Disastrous Earthquake
Tokyo's Modernization Was Fueled by This Disastrous Earthquake (2:08)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Al Capone Wasn't Your Typical Discreet Gangster
Why Al Capone Wasn't Your Typical Discreet Gangster (3:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'The 1964 Olympics Was Pivotal to Postwar Tokyo
The 1964 Olympics Was Pivotal to Postwar Tokyo (2:55)
Preview thumbnail for video'How FDR Took the First Steps Towards Ending Prohibition
How FDR Took the First Steps Towards Ending Prohibition (2:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Polar Bear Released Back Into the Wild by Helicopter
A Polar Bear Released Back Into the Wild by Helicopter (2:12)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Dark History of Maine's Harbor Island
The Dark History of Maine's Harbor Island (1:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Churchill Protects Itself From Polar Bears
How Churchill Protects Itself From Polar Bears (2:28)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Famous Singer Ditched L.A. for a Five-Year Retreat
This Famous Singer Ditched L.A. for a Five-Year Retreat (1:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Los Angeles Is One of the Best Places to Film
Why Los Angeles Is One of the Best Places to Film (1:20)