The Great Hanshin Earthquake as Recorded by an Earth Science Teacher : Nishinomiya Municipal High School and environs, no. 1-9
Kawase, Shinichi: Photography

Nishinomiya Municipal High School, January to June, 1996
The Former School Building : Former building A with only a small part of the south side wall remaining : Surrounded by a mountain of debris(January. 13, 1996)
The Former School Building : Former building A with only a small part of the south side wall remaining : With former building B completely dismantled, there is a clear view of building C(January. 13, 1996)
The Former School Building : A distant view of the gymnasium under repair and building C : With former building B completely dismantled, there is a clear view of building C(January. 13, 1996)
Removing and Collecting Reinforcement Rods from the Lumps of Concrete : Surrounded by a mountain of debris(January. 27, 1996)
The Column in the Northwest Part of the gymnasium's 1st Floor Piroti : Excavating the underground portion of the column of the column(January. 27, 1996)
The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C, which Became a Route for Construction Trucks : Steel plates have been laid on top of the water duct(January. 27, 1996)
The Former School Building : Part of the athletic field on the north side of the temporary school building : The remains of former building A, west side, being smoothed into a vacant lot(February. 4, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work has begun on new building A, east side : The remains of former building A, west side, being smoothed into a vacant lot(February. 4, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work has begun on new building A, east side : Mt. Rokko is visible in the distance(February. 4, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work has begun on new building A, east side : A distant view of the gymnasium under repair and building C(February. 4, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A, west side, being smoothed into a vacant lot : Temporary school building No. 6 and the athletic field(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A and former building B, being smoothed into a vacant lot : Mountains of debris still remain(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building B, being smoothed into a vacant lot : In the distance, you can see the former main gate the slope leading to the athletic field(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Vehicles used in the dismantling work on a Saturday break : In the distance, you can see the north end of the hallway from former building B to building C(January. 27, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building B, being smoothed into a vacant lot : In the distance, you can see the north end of the hallway leading from former building B to building C(January. 27, 1996)
The Column for the Northwest Part of the Piroti in the 1st Floor Gymnasium : Excavating the underground portion of the column(January. 27, 1996)
The Column for the Northwest Part of the Piroti in the 1st Floor Gymnasium : Excavating the underground portion of the column(January. 27, 1996)
The New School Building : A crane-equipped truck transports stacks of reinforcement rods : In the distance, you can see the gymnasium and 3rd floor (small auditorium) of building C(January. 27, 1996)
The Center Column for the 1st Floor Piroti in the gymnasium : Excavating the underground portion of the column(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A-former building B, west side, being smoothed into a vacant lot : Temporary school building No. 6 and the athletic field(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A-former building B, west side, being smoothed into a vacant lot : Mountains of debris still remain(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A and former building B, being smoothed into a vacant lot : Mountains of debris still remain(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A and former building B, being smoothed into a vacant lot : On the left, you can see the north end of the hallway from former building B to building C(February. 10, 1996)
The 50-meter Pool Under Repair : The water duct on the north side of building C, which became a route for construction trucks(February. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : The remains of former building A and former building B, being smoothed into a vacant lot : The new building A site, and the new building B site situated just slightly above it(February. 18, 1996)
The New School Building : The bulletin board announcing the students who passed the 1996 Science and Mathematics courses : protective baseball netting on the side athletic field to the east of temporary school building No. 5(February. 19, 1996)
The New School Building : Pile driving had begun on the west side of building A : The site of the former school building had been nicely leveled and graded(February. 28, 1996)
The New School Building : Pile driving had begun on the west side of building A : The site of the former school building had been nicely leveled and graded(February. 28, 1996)
The New School Building : Pile driving had begun on the west side of building A : In the distance, you can see the gymnasium, and the 2nd floor (library) and 3rd floor (small auditorium) of building C(February. 28, 1996)
The 2nd Floor Main Stage and Floor of the gymnasium Under Repair, and the South Side Wall : The column being thickened(March. 10, 1996)
The 2nd Floor Main Stage and Floor of the gymnasium Under Repair, and the South Side Wall : The column being thickened(March. 10, 1996)
The 2nd Floor Main Stage and Floor of the gymnasium Under Repair, and the South Side Wall : The column being thickened(March. 10, 1996)
Column for the gymnasium, 1st Floor Piroti, and the Entrance to the Stairway Leading to the 2nd Floor : The column was thickened and reinforced by large jacks(March. 10, 1996)
The 2nd Floor North Side Wall of the gymnasium Under Repair : The column being thickened, and information on a recent graduation ceremony(March. 10, 1996)
An Entrance to the gymnasium in Front of the Door to the Library on the 2nd Floor of Building C : The ceiling is supported by two large jacks(March. 10, 1996)
A Column for the gymnasium, 1st Floor Piroti, and the Entrance to the Stairway Leading to the 2nd Floor : Excavating the underground portion of the column of the column(March. 10, 1996)
A Column for the gymnasium's 1st Floor Piroti : The column was thickened and reinforced by large jacks(March. 10, 1996)
A Column for the gymnasium's 1st Floor Piroti : Excavating the underground portion of the column of the column, with many cracks evident(March. 10, 1996)
A Column for the gymnasium's 1st Floor Piroti : Excavating the underground portion of the column of the column, with many cracks evident(March. 10, 1996)
A Column for the gymnasium's 2nd Floor Piroti : The column being thickened(March. 10, 1996)
The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C : Fitted with steel plates to serve as a route for construction vehicles(March. 10, 1996)
The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C : Fitted with steel plates to serve as a route for construction vehicles(March. 10, 1996)
The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C : Fitted with steel plates to serve as a route for construction vehicles(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 10, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A, 1st floor(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : A bulletin board on the outside of the construction site : The construction work was done by Arai Gumi(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : The bulletin board for the construction site office(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Foundation work for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Construction materials(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : The route for construction vehicles(March. 17, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 23, 1996)
The Water Duct on the North Side of the Tennis Court : Fitted with steel plates to serve as a route for construction vehicles(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods for the 1st floor of new building A(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling the wooden forms for pouring concrete for new building A : A mural on the wall bordering the temporary school building(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling the wooden forms for pouring concrete for new building A : A mural on the wall bordering the temporary school building(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling the wooden forms for pouring concrete for new building A : A mural on the wall bordering the temporary school building(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for the crane used at the new building A construction site(March. 31, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for new building B(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : The foundation for new building B(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence : Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence : In the distance, you can see the protective baseball netting(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: On the right is the temporary south service entrance(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence : Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mural on the construction fence: Artwork by Professor Endo of the Art Department(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 2 and 4 : In the distance, you can see a temporary toilet for the students(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : Temporary school buildings No. 4 and 6(April. 7, 1996)
The New School Building : A mound of dirt next to the new building B construction site(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A and building B, and the temporary school building(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A and building B, and the temporary school building(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A and building B, and the temporary school building(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : Construction site near the main gate(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The Water Duct on the North Side of Building C : Fitted with steel plates to serve as a route for construction vehicles(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The 50-meter pool under construction(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for new building B(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A and building B(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for new building B(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A and building B(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The route for construction vehicles : The construction site for new building A(April. 14, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 21, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A and building B : Assembling reinforcement rods on the new building B foundation(April. 21, 1996)
The New School Building : Assembling reinforcement rods on the new building B foundation : The gymnasium under repair(April. 21, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 21, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 21, 1996)
The New School Building : The construction site for new building A : With the wooden forms removed, the concrete portion is visible(April. 21, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for building A(May. 3, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundations for buildings A and B(May. 3, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for building B(May. 3, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for building A(May. 3, 1996)
The New School Building : The foundation for building A(May. 3, 1996)
The New School Building : Construction materials (heat insulation)(May. 3, 1996)
The New School Building : Construction materials (heat insulation, iron piping)(June. 12, 1996)
The New School Building : The bulletin board for the construction site administrative office : Information about handling the crane(June. 12, 1996)
The New School Building : The bulletin board for the construction site administrative office : Information about handling the crane(June. 12, 1996)
The New School Building : The bulletin board for the construction site administrative office(June. 12, 1996)
The New School Building : Construction materials (reinforcing rods) : For concrete columns(June. 12, 1996)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : Temporary school building No. 6 is also visible(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : You can also see new building B outlined by a wooden frame(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : New building B outlined by a wooden frame(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : Building A seen from a high place(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : New building A covered in industrial sheeting : New buildings A and B seen from a high place(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : A storage place for construction materials(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : A storage place for construction materials(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : Building B under construction(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : Building B under construction, and the hallway to building C(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : Building B under construction(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : Building B under construction, and the hallway to building C(June. 16, 1996)
The New School Building : Building B under construction(June. 16, 1996)
The 50-meter pool ready for swimming : The toilets are still under construction(June. 16, 1996)
The 50-meter pool ready for swimming : The toilets are still under construction(June. 16, 1996)

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