One of the major damages that happened was on the power system. Kansai Electric power company services were serving the people of Kobe. The area which is 1.47 million metered has services of 500kV, 275kV, 154kV, and 77kV transmission and sub-transmission lines. The dead tank circuit breaker bushings were damaged. There was a massive failure of equipment anchorage that contributed to bushing damage. The earthquake indicated that if a site is subject to liquefaction the flexible bus should be used with liberal slack. The subsidence of the sites must have contributed to the failure of the bushings connected to vertical conductor drops since there is usually very little slack that is provided to such connections. The disruption of power was highly associated with the damage caused by the distribution system. Spun thin concrete poles were highly damaged by the ground vibrations, subsidence in liquefied soils, and by damage when hit by collapsed houses (Dickenson 1995).