Bucharest in 1977, through a bus windshield

Bucharest in 1977, through a bus windshi...

The series of photographs is a pleasant surprise and shows the Bucharest in an unique angle. Dating them in 1977 is pretty accurate , pictures were taken somewhere in the summer, several months after the earthquake in March. Via :...
Old Photos of the Bucharest Earthquake of 1977

Old Photos of the Bucharest Earthquake o...

The 1977 Vrancea Earthquake occurred on Friday, 4 March 1977, 21:20 local time and was felt throughout the Balkans. About 35,000 buildings were damaged, and the total damage was estimated at more than two billion dollars. Most of the damage was concentrated in  Bucharest, where about 33 large buildings collapsed. Probably made in no more than two or three days after the event , the scenes presents people and bulldozers, workers and the army that helps remove piles of debris.     Via:...
1977 Vrancea earthquake

1977 Vrancea earthquake

The 1977 Vrancea Earthquake occurred on Friday, 4 March 1977, 21:20 local time and was felt throughout the Balkans. It had a magnitude of 7.2 with an epicenter in Vrancea (in the Eastern Carpathians) at a depth of 94 kilometers. The earthquake killed about 1,578 people (1,424 in Bucharest), and wounded more than 11,300. Nicolae Ceausescu suspended his official trip to Nigeria.   Via: Communism in...