50 years ago today: Alaska rocked by record 9.2 quake

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Village of Portage
  • Wreckage of Government Hill School in Anchorage
  • Turnagain Heights in Anchorage
  • Twentymile River Bridge
  • Village of Portage
  • The Four Seasons Apartments
  • Tsunami damage at Seward
  • Native Hospital landslide in Anchorage
Village of Portage
The village of Portage, at the head of Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, is now flooded at high tide as a result of 6 feet of tectonic subsidence during the earthquake.