Category: Locations

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The Centralia PA mine fire has been constantly on the move since it started burning around Memorial Day of 1962. The underground fire follows a convoluted maze of abandoned coal mines and seams in...

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Centralia, Pennsylvania began as a coal mining town. Today, with the international focus on renewable energy sources, the mountainous region is becoming known for its wind farms and windmills. Completed in 2009 and built...

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For many years, visitors to Centralia, PA would see homes with multiple “chimneys.” These were, in fact, not chimneys at all. Rather, they were brick buttresses designed to support the house walls. As the...

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The most famous stop sign in Centralia, Pennsylvania is at the corner of Trautwine Street and Main Street. Several years ago someone spray painted the sign so it now reads “Don’t Stop Believin’.” The...

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The Centralia Municipal Building is one of the last remaining structures in the town. Built in 1978 after the mine fire had already begun, the building played a major role in the history of...

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In 2001 the last remaining commercial building in Centralia, Pennsylvania stood at the corner of Center Street and Locust Avenue. This is the corner where Route 61 meets Route 42. The three story structure...