A look at some of the responses to our post about Centralia and its possible future
What if Centralia became a historic site? What stories would we want to tell of a Coal Region ghost town?
Writer Susan Dickinson provided the New York Herald with vivid updates of the 1874 Empire Mine Fire.
The Pennsylvania Inspectors of Mines report details findings about the devastating mine fire in the Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco Twp.
In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 1877 was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.