Emerald Bay

Tags: emeraldbay , laketahoe

Date of photo: 1956

Photographer: Unknown

Source : Facebook: Stephen Gennerich

Available Sizes: 940x1024 | 1881x2048

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In the 1950s a huge landslide occurred Emerald Bay, wiping out the road around the bay. This photo shows that scar soon after the slide happened.

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Date Uploaded: July 29, 2018

Permanent Link: http://wnhpc.com/details/fb2051485661591036

Contributor: Stephen Gennerich on Facebook

Source: Facebook: Stephen Gennerich

Source URL: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2051485661591036&set=gm.880260148848423&type=3&ifg=1

Source Caption: So it was Christmas Day in 1955 when a big part of the mountain came tumbling down across Highway 89 at Emerald Bay. It was difficult repair job that wasn't fixed until November 3, 1956. This photo was reportedly taken in June of 1956. (California State Parks) (Peter Goin)

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