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Centralia honors 1975 state championship squad

CENTRALIA (KSNT) – Centralia High School has enjoyed plenty of success over the years in athletic competition. You already know about the achievements of John Riggins (being elected to Pro Football’s Hall of Fame and Super Bowl champion) but what about the Centralia Lady Panthers girls basketball team of 1975. 293 more words


The Eternal Fires of Coal

Long after America’s rust belt buildings have eroded to grass-lands, it’s possible that a sign of her once great industrial power will linger. Coal bed fires, it seems, are nearly impossible to extinguish – and there are many underground fires along coal seams in the states. 797 more words


Centralia, PA: 12-year-old Todd Domboski Rescued from Mine Fire's Earth Cave-In

On a Saturday morning, Valentine’s Day 1981, Todd Domboski played with his cousin in his grandmother’s yard in Centralia, PA when he noticed some smoke rising from the ground nearby. 403 more words

Anthracite Coal Region

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Abandoned Mining Town of Centralia PA

No one knows exactly how it started, but a coal vein has been burning under the Pennsylvania mining town of Centralia since 1962. Some trace it back to careless trash incineration in a landfill next to an open pit mine, which ignited a coal vein. 653 more words


The town that inspired Silent Hill

Silent Hill is a super creepy psychological horror franchise set in a fictitious American town. The original Silent Hill video game debuted on the Playstation 1 in 1998 and was widely recognised as a direct competitor to the amazingly successful Resident Evil.   390 more words