Tagged: Carl Womer

Centralia Pennsylvania Protest Sign 2

By 1984, the fate of Centralia, Pennsylvania was sealed. Through a combination of bureaucratic apathy and incompetence, the mine fire had burned continuously since 1962. It threatened the homes, health, and safety of the...

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By early 1983, the situation was dire in Centralia, Pennsylvania. Deadly gasses like carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide spewed from numerous fissures in the ground. A few residents, like Todd Domboski and John Coddington,...

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Who owns Centralia PA? In short, the owner is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Before the 1980s, the borough of Centralia was mostly owned by private citizens and organizations. This made it much like any...

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One of the memorable locations in Centralia Pennsylvania is an old, gnarled tree with a few signs on it. The tree can be seen on the right hand side while heading north along Route...