12th St. Dam damaged in 1906 earthquake
Til ill DAMAGED Main Is Broken and the Water is Shut Off s in City, The Tvvclfi'-i -Teet dam is a wxecU. ,The Urn. v shook this city as It-haa never uecu. shaken before iq the history o the place wrecked ;the foundation of the arch where the. tide oVe Into Lake Merritt with- the result that the dam will have to be opened up at a great expense to repair the damage. For a distance of 200 feet the street on the south side of the car tracks has sunk and cracked This caused the breaking 6t the main water pipe twenty inches, in diameter and the rush of water lear ned away the sidewalk for a consider able distance.