Tagged: mine fire

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...

Centralia PA Abandoned House Snow 0

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...

Centralia PA Coal Veins 0

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...

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This week we’ve put together some Centralia Pennsylvania photos from the last seven days. If you have anything to share with us, please tweet it to @centralia_pa. Centralia PA exhibit at the Anthracite Heritage...

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Every week, we put together a gallery of Centralia Pennsylvania images from the last seven days. If you have anything to share with us, please tweet it to @centralia_pa. Exploring the Graffiti Highway in...

Looking north from the Centralia Pennsylvania burn zone 0

What gives a town its value and makes it worth saving? Is it the people who live there? Maybe it’s their memories and the town’s history? Perhaps it’s the value of the property and...