August 28, 2015

100 years of destruction: 43 devastating photos of hurricane damage in Florida

The State Archives of Florida has a wealth of photographs depicting hurricane damage dating back to 1896. Take a look at some of the destruction hurricanes have caused in our state going back more than 100 years.

Photos by State Archives of Florida http://floridamemory.com/
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1896: After the great hurricane
1896: After the great hurricane
1896: Street scene after the great hurricane
1896: Street scene after the great hurricane
1899: Bird's eye view showing a part of Carrabelle after a hurricane
1899: Bird's eye view showing a part of Carrabelle after a hurricane
1899: Ship grounded by hurricane - Dog Island
1899: Ship grounded by hurricane - Dog Island
1906: Aftermath of a hurricane, Pensacola
1906: Aftermath of a hurricane, Pensacola
1906: After the hurricane - Pensacola
1906: After the hurricane - Pensacola
1909: Hurricane damage - Marathon
1909: Hurricane damage - Marathon
1921: Wreckage of Safety Harbor Springs pavillion after the 1921 hurricane
1921: Wreckage of Safety Harbor Springs pavillion after the 1921 hurricane
1926: Damage done by the hurricane
1926: Damage done by the hurricane
1926: Building destroyed by the hurricane
1926: Building destroyed by the hurricane