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Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town
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Environmental Crisis: Centralia Becomes a Ghost Town

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Centralia was once a booming town in northeastern Pennsylvania until the early 1960s when a contractor setting a landfill on fire unknowingly ignited a coal field beneath it.

Centralia was once a booming town in northeastern Pennsylvania until the early 1960s when a contractor setting a landfill on fire unknowingly ignited a coal field beneath it.

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  • Videos of Centralia – click on the links to view on youtube.
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    1. Centralia, Pennsylvania
    2. <ul><li>Centralia Steam </li></ul>
    3. Anthracite Coal Region
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    20. Videos of Centralia Click links to video on youtube <ul><li>Our walk through Centralia ~ </li></ul><ul><li>Pipes near original fire location (30sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Centralia Man (16sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Small Fire beneath the brush (16sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Walk #1 (36 sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Cracks in road (28 sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Walking towards steam (29 sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Walking towards steam #2 (20 sec) </li></ul><ul><li>Walking towards steam #3 (37) </li></ul><ul><li>Close to steam venting from cracked road (1:28) </li></ul><ul><li>Walking towards steam #4 </li></ul>
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    22. Bibliography <ul><li>Bike, William W. Streets of the Near West Side. Bloomington, Authorhouse Publishers, 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Brinkley, Douglas. The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America. New York, Harper Collins, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell, Patrick. A Molly Maguire Story. Jersey City: P.H. Campbell, 1992. </li></ul><ul><li>Connelly, Scott , The Greatest Strike Ever 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>( http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/palitmap/Coal1902.html ) </li></ul><ul><li>Johnson, Deryl Bert. Centralia; Arcadia Publishing, San Francisco, 2004. </li></ul><ul><li>Kenny, Kevin. Making Sense of the Molly Maguires. NYC: Oxford Press, 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Lewis, Arthur H. Lament of the Molly Maguires. NYC: Harcourt Brace & World, 1964. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore PA History. The Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902 </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902.&quot; American Decades. 2001. High Beam Research. </li></ul><ul><li>Offroaders.com </li></ul><ul><li>An Aerial View of Centralia, from YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint for educational purposes only. </li></ul>

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