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Visiting Centralia, the bizarre ghost town with an eternal, underground ...

Sep 2, 2014 ... Urban Exploration: Centralia, PA Ghost Town Burning Underground. Info .... Resort or a stop at the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train.

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I Live In Centralia, PA: It's America's Creepiest Ghost Town | Cracked ...

Oct 23, 2017 ... Centralia was a thriving mining town right up until that whole ... The fire might have burnt through a foot of coal, but the ground looks like it's at ...

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This Mine Fire Has Been Burning For Over 50 Years - HISTORY

Jun 12, 2018 ... A century ago, Centralia, Pennsylvania was a busy small town filled with shops, residents and a brisk mining business. Coal from local mines ...

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The World's Oldest Underground Fire Has Been Burning For 6,000 ...

Mar 10, 2014 ... If you've heard of underground coal fires, then you've probably heard of the one raging under the abandoned town of Centralia, Pennsylvania, since 1962. ... Mining exposes coal to oxygen, and coal, as we know, burns very, ...

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Pennsylvania's Burning Ghost Town: Centralia's Eerie Remains

Aug 23, 2015 ... The coal mines that were the key to Centralia's success also fueled the ... town's smoky demise in a massive 1962 fire that is still burning to this ...

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After 53 Years Centralia, Pennsylvania, Continues to Burn - CityLab

Jul 23, 2015 ... That's because Centralia, an abandoned coal-mining town tucked away in eastern Pennsylvania, has been burning for 53 years.

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Centralia, Pa — The Town That's Been On Fire For More Than 50 Years

Nov 6, 2017 ... The fire beneath the town of Centralia has been burning for 55 years ... to the labyrinth of old coal mines, on top of which Centralia was built.

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As coal still burns under Centralia, trash piles up above - Philly

Oct 25, 2017 ... Jason Nark. Trash dumped in the town of Centralia, Columbia County. Coal mines beneath the town caught fire in 1962 and still burn today.

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The Underground Coal Fire That's Been Burning for 53 Years ...

Dec 15, 2015 ... The findings forced all mines in the mining town to close. In the weeks ahead, tens of thousands of cubic square yards of dirt were excavated in ...

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Centralia, PA — the Ghost Town That's Still on Fire

Jun 13, 2017 ... The only problem is that Centralia had been a major coal mining area in the past, ... Mine fires are burning on every continent except Antartica.

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Slow Motion Disaster: The Coal Mine Fire Burning Under Centralia ...

Oct 12, 2015 ... The Town That's Been on Fire for 53 Years ... It became internationally famous in the 1980s for the coal mine fire burning beneath it. All the ...

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Centralia, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

Centralia is a borough and near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its population has dwindled from more than 1,000 residents in 1980 to 63 by 1990, to only seven in 2013—a result of the coal mine fire which has been burning beneath the borough since 1962.

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Massive Underground Coal Fire Started in 1962 Still Burns Today ...

Dec 7, 2009 ... You may have already heard the story of Centralia, PA, a coal mining town that had some 1,000 inhabitants at its peak. Now, that population is ...

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Hot as Hell: Firefighting foam heats up coal fire debate in Centralia, Pa ...

May 5, 2010 ... Once a productive mining town in eastern Pennsylvania's valuable ... No one knows the full extent of the coal fire burning beneath Centralia.

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15 Horrifying Things About the Real Life Silent Hill in Pennsylvania

It's every day life in Centralia, Pennsylvania, a creepy abandoned town that's ... the streets of this abandoned coal mining town, but that doesn't make it any less of ... The fire under the town has been burning since 1962 and shows no signs of ...

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BURNING HELL Inside Centralia, the American ghost town ... - The Sun

Aug 17, 2017 ... Centralia is America's most famous ghost town and it's been on fire for ... making its way into the coal seams deep below the old mining town.

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What to do in Centralia: Pennsylvania's Toxic Ghost Town ...

Over the next few years, the Centralia, PA fire continued to burn around the community, ...... Why fight a mine fire to extract worthless coal at a high cost?

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Centralia Mine Fire, Centralia, Pennsylvania - Roadside America

Centralia, Pennsylvania. No one knows exactly how it started, but a coal vein has been burning under the Pennsylvania mining town of Centralia since 1962.

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Fire in the Hole | Science | Smithsonian

Forty-three years ago, a vast honeycomb of coal mines at the edge of the town caught fire. An underground inferno has been spreading ever since, burning at ...

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The Fire That Evacuated the Town of Centralia, PA Still Burns ...

Jun 8, 2017 ... The Fire That Evacuated the Town of Centralia, PA Still Burns ... fire that burned out of control in the mines below the town. ... Smoke rising from the ground in Centralia, Pennsylvania, site of an underground coal seam fire.

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5 Places That Are Still On Fire | Mental Floss

Sep 24, 2013 ... Coal is a long-burning mineral hidden underground that can ignite when the ... It refers to an area of Germany between the towns of Dudweiler and ... Coal mining in the Mpumalanga province (formerly East Transvaal) of ...

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Centralia mine fire - Wikipedia

The Centralia mine fire is a coal seam fire that has been burning underneath the borough of ... The town council arranged for cleanup of the strip mine dump, but council minutes do not describe the proposed procedure. It is speculated that the ...

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Urban Exploration: Centralia, PA Ghost Town Burning Underground ...

Oct 4, 2013 ... Centralia, PA is a modern day ghost town with an ong... ... Urban Exploration: Centralia, PA Ghost Town Burning Underground .... COAL MINE CATASTROPHE - The Odd Case of Shawnee, OH | Abandoned Ohio - Duration: ...

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This Abandoned Pennsylvania Town Has Been On Fire For 53 Years ...

Aug 28, 2015 ... And it could burn for another 250 years. ... also an old strip-mine pit connected to a maze of abandoned underground mining tunnels full of coal.

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A Visit to Centralia - A Ghost Town on Fire | PhillyVoice

Sep 6, 2016 ... A Visit to Centralia - A Ghost Town on Fire. ... Pennsylvania — and the only municipality that's had a fire burning beneath it for 50-plus years. Once home to a thriving mining community of roughly 1,500 residents, the coal town ...

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