Tagged: John Lokitis

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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Along with its own post office, Centralia PA once had a postal ZIP code: 17927. Today, that code is no longer in use within the borough. It would be over dramatic to say that...

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As residents left Centralia, Pennsylvania their homes were torn down and all signs of civilization were slowly erased. One of the few reminders of the town and its inhabitants were two green park benches....