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My boss has made a hobby of documenting post earthquake damage. He went
about 4 times following this Napa rattler. A lot of photos he took are
typical of what was shown.

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, Mark Johnson <seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)>

> This message was sent by Mark Johnson markajohn(--nospam--at) <javascript:;>
> Anyone on this list go there and see it first-hand or help do evaluations
> of buildings?
> Mark Johnson
> ________________________________
> From: David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at) <javascript:;>>
> To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) <javascript:;>
> Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Napa Earthquake
> I sat through most of the webcast the Neil mentioned. Yes, there were
> buildings damaged that had been retrofitted. But, the percentage of URM
> damage was on par with what you would expect.
> Much of the damage to retrofitted URM buildings was the masonry veneer not 
> adequately anchored to the typical 2-wythe brick wall panels, or the h/t
> ratio of the wall panels was too high, and simply failed in out-of-plane

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David Topete, SE

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