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Québec Rockslide - September 19, 1889

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Photograph showing the side of Cap Diamant and the ruins of the houses below the cliff, Québec, 1889

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Houses on Champlain Street, Québec, destroyed by the rockslide of 1889

Photograph of the roadway, which is completely blocked by fallen rock from the rockslide, Québec, 1889

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Rock covering the road on Champlain Street, September 1889

Photograph providing a close-up of the rock face at Cape Diamond, Québec

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The rock face, Cap Diamant, Québec

Photograph providing an aerial view of the site of the rockslide on Champlain Street, Quebec City, 1889

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Aerial view of the site of the rockslide, Québec, September 1889

Photograph of the bodies of six children who died in the rockslide, Québec, 1889

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Six victims of the rockslide, aged between two and ten, at the Quebec police station, September 19, 1889

Photograph of men searching through a huge pile of rubble on Champlain Street, Québec, 1889

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Searching through the rubble for casualties, Québec, September 19, 1889

Photograph of people searching through the rubble from the rockslide, Québec, 1889

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Rescue and recovery efforts, Québec, September 19, 1889

Photograph of the bodies of victims of the rockslide, Québec, 1889

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Victims of the rockslide, Québec, September 19, 1889

Photograph of the ruined interior of one the buildings damaged in the rockslide, Québec, 1889

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Interior of a building damaged by the rockslide, Champlain Street, Québec, September 1889