Tagged: coal mining

Centralia Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Pile 0

During the 20th century, it seemed like coal was dying a slow death. With the introduction of fuel oil and natural gas, the demand for coal dropped. As a result coal mines closed and...

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Centralia PA Early History Before the town of Centralia, PA existed, there was a vast expanse of mountain wilderness inhabited by tribes of Native Americans. That changed in 1749 when the Native Americans living...