Tagged: Centralia Pennsylvania

Odd Fellows Cemetery Centralia PA 1

Below are photos from Centralia Pennsylvania that were uploaded recently to social media. If you have anything to share with us, please tweet it to @centralia_pa. Abandoned Route 61. Had a pretty dope day...

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By the early 1980s, the mine fire in Centralia, Pennsylvania was growing worse and increasingly threatening the people who lived there. GAI, Inc., a private geotechnical engineering company, was hired to review the situation...

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We love Centralia, Pennsylvania. And, it’s not just us. People all over the world do too. But this begs the question – why? Centralia is a place, a sad place really, with only six...

Dead Tree Centralia PA Burn Zone 3

There’s a longstanding conspiracy theory surrounding the mine fire in Centralia, Pennsylvania. And, why shouldn’t there be? It’s difficult to comprehend any logic that would explain why a government would let a town be...

Centralia PA Park Street Locust Avenue Sign 1

By 1977, the residents of Centralia Pennsylvania stood at a crossroads. For 15 years, a mine fire had uncontrollably burned at the edge of their town. Time was quickly running out. Many methods had...

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Each week we pull together photos from Centralia Pennsylvania that were posted online during the last seven days. If you have anything to share with us, please tweet it to @centralia_pa. Graffiti Highway in...

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Anthracite coal mining in Centralia Pennsylvania is a complex operation due to the geology of the region. Since the 1850s, miners around Centralia have been working to remove coal from the ground. Like many...