Tagged: mine fire

Graffiti Highway at Dusk 9

There’s some good news for those looking to explore the Graffiti Highway in Centralia, PA. Earlier this year, PennDOT vacated the right-of-way containing the abandoned section of Route 61 that is commonly known as...

Centralia Cleanup Day 2017 Group 0

On Saturday, October 21, 2017 nearly 100 people assembled at the Centralia, Pennsylvania municipal building. Their mission for the day was to cleanup the large amounts of trash that has been dumped illegally in...

Graffiti Highway Centralia PA 15

Recently, there have been several reports of State Police patrolling Centralia, PA. Their efforts appear to be focused near the abandoned section of the Route 61, which is popularly known as the Graffiti Highway....

Centralia Pennsylvania Cleanup Trash 4

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 a cleanup day will be held in Centralia, Pennsylvania. Volunteers interested in helping to pickup trash should meet at the Centralia Municipal Building at 9AM. Lots of parking is...

Video Centralia PA 1982 5

Here is a truly fascinating look at Centralia, Pennsylvania and the mine fire circa 1982. This 30 minute PBS documentary tells the story of the fire, includes interviews with residents, and features footage of...

Centralia Pennsylvania Drone Video 8

Centralia, Pennsylvania is an increasingly popular place to visit, especially with those looking for something not found in a tourist guide! Recently, Landon Ellis traveled to Centralia with his drone and captured some excellent...

Centralia PA Drone Footage Graffiti Highway 3

Centralia PA is fascinating to explore from the ground, as well as from the air. Here’s a cool, five minute video of the town as captured by Sean Swatsky using a drone. If you...