Tagged: mine fire

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One of the interesting places to visit in Centralia, Pennsylvania is the mine drainage tunnel. You can find this by heading east on Big Mine Run Road (PA 2004) away from Centralia. As you...

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One of the most amazing and nearly tragic parts of the Centralia, Pennsylvania story occurred on Valentine’s Day, 1981. On this day twelve year old Todd Domboski fell into a hot, steaming hole created...

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Over the years, there have been numerous ideas about when and how the Centralia mine fire began. Below are the three most often cited theories. #1 – Illegal Dump Cleanup The current prevailing theory...

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Every town has a story. In that sense Centralia, Pennsylvania is like any other town. People lived there and raised families. They attended the local churches and went to nearby schools. Each of them...