Bakersfield Earthquake Kern County Beale Clock Tower Debris Newspaper Photo 1952 For Sale
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Bakersfield Earthquake Kern County Beale Clock Tower Debris Newspaper Photo 1952:
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Estate sale find, vintage photos, debris, and newspapers from 1952 regarding the Bakersfield/Kern County earthquake and aftershocks.
There are two photos (3.5" X 5" and 8" X 10") along withThe Bakersfield Californiannewspapers, one is the Fresno Bee,(7 total), from July-August 1952.
Also included is a piece of debris that according to the original owner was from the Beale Clock Tower when they were demolishing it due to the previous earthquake damage.
Unfortunately we have no positive proof of this, though the decorative piece does appear to be consistent with the photos at the time showing the clock face surround. The last images are for reference only and not included in the listing.
The debris measures 6"W X 9.5"L X 6"D, approximate shipping weight 13 pounds.
PLEASE SEE PHOTOS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS - The items are in overall Good used condition with signs of wear, some tears, creasing and yellowing to the newspapers/photos, loose mortar to the piece of debris, could use a cleaning, please see images.