5:46 am, January 17th 1995, I was in bed reading a log file of BBS. Then my body, my wife and children, my house and all are shaken very hard. Owing to the failure of power supply and scattered matters, I couldn't go out of my bed in the dark. After dawn, I found terrible scenes around.
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The road bridge fell down upon a railroad line.
quake2
Deck at Hanshin horse race course dropped down to the ground.
quake3
Shops broke down and blocked a street.
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Broken wooden houses blocked narrow roads.
quake5
Many roads are blocked with broken houses. And railroads are rare passage for people.
quake6
As water supply stopped for days, broken water valve was the precious source of water.