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Centralia - Road Less Traveled II

Centralia is a town that has been on fire since somewhere around 1962. Coal Mines have been smoldering for years with no chance of ever being put out.

 

This highway once was the main route into town, but had to be closed because the earth underneath it was crumbling (and burning). On either end of the closed part of the road, it looks like a nice wide, smoothly paved road, leading one to wonder why it would be barricaded off. But a walk down that road shows you scenes like this.

 

www.nowpublic.com/centralia_pa_a_town_on_fire

 

You may purchase this as a print here: www.deviantart.com/print/846305/

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Taken on January 20, 2007