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35 years ago today: The bomb that shook Lake Tahoe
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The Harvey's Resort Hotel bombing took place on August 26โ€“27, , when three men The bomb destroyed much of the casino, although no one was injured. Harrah's Casino (which was connected to Harvey's Resort via a tunnel) was also.


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In a bomb was placed in Harvey's Casino Lake Tahoe for ransom by two or three people, possibly a father and son. The bomb went off.


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28, , covers an extortion attempt at a Tahoe casino that led to โ€œWhen the bomb ripped through Harvey's Resort Hotel yesterday, the.


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It was about a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, , when Bob Vinson, who supervised the graveyard shift at Harvey's Wagon Wheel Casino in.


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In the early morning hours of August 26, โ€”29 years ago todayโ€”men wearing white jumpsuits and pretending to deliver an IBM copy.


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Disguised Bomb Blows Apart Harvey's

A year later, the mastermind, John Birges, and five others would be arrested in connection with the extortion plot. John Birges was convicted as the mastermind behind the explosive device and extortion plot. He needed money to cover his gambling losses. Birges had built the bomb at his home in Fresno with hundreds of pound of dynamite stolen from the Helms Creek hydroelectric project. Top of the News. No lights were ever seen, and the helicopter, running out of fuel, returned to South Lake Tahoe. When the bomb went off at p. The cash was supposed to be delivered by helicopter to a point 15 miles south of the airport near Echo Summit. Authorities said the bomb contained about a thousand pounds of explosives and was inside a lead-lined box, making it impervious to X-ray equipment, which might have offered clues to the explosive mechanisms and detonator. Thousands of gamblers and hundreds of guests were evacuated from the hotel. What makes it even more spectacular is that the aerial photos were taken by Chronicle photographer Fred Larson from a Cessna piloted by Peter Breinig, another Chronicle photographer. An attempt was made to deliver the ransom, but the money drop never happened. Taylor Jr. It seemed like the perfect place to start our photo digitizing project. He would be sentenced to 20 years in prison. Why Vallejo is now the center of unrest in Bay Area.{/INSERTKEYS}{/PARAGRAPH} The blast caused heavy damage inside the executive offices and tore a two-story hole in the northeast side of the resort hotel. The police and FBI decided to try to disarm the bomb with a small explosive device, using remote control, but instead, it triggered the bomb. This was no ordinary bomb. There were no injuries. On Tuesday, Aug. In his weekly column, From the Archive, he explores the depths of The Chronicle's vast photography archive in search of interesting historical tales related to the City by the Bay. Local By Otis R. Lake Tahoe was a popular summer destination, with lots of water activities for children and the closest legal gambling for Bay Area residents. It must have been tough for Peter to keep his hands on the wheel and not reach for his camera. {PARAGRAPH}{INSERTKEYS}Our oversize prints are stored in a separate room from the rest of the photo collection and are often missed when we are looking to illustrate a story. The device had been disguised as office equipment, with phony IBM lettering on the containers. The box was also covered with switches and leveling bubbles, suggesting it might go off if there was any attempt to move it. Strobe lights were supposed to guide the helicopter to further instructions.