National Geographic : 1924 Apr
-'notograph from T.A.Jaggar THE BUSINESS SECTION OF TOKYO AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE This photograph shows in the foreground, by the side of a canal crossing the city, the new shacksoccupied byrefugees, ago-down, or"safe house," in the middle distance, and the Mitsukoshi department store (with turret). Most of the buildings that resisted thequake were gutted byfire. Thousands of parked automobiles contributed their gasoline to the flames. The property loss to the nation hasbeen estimated atmore than five billion dollars.