The Municipal Building still stands.
Municipal Building, Borough of Centralia, Columbia County, Pennsylvania
St. Ignatius Cemetery used to have a large, nice church that was knocked down in 1997 because of the mine fires. The last Sunday Mass in St. Ignatius was on June 25, 1995. The final Mass was on the next day, Monday, June 26, 1995, for a funeral.
Walking down what used to be Highway 61 before it was detoured.
Empty streets of Centralia where rows of houses once stood
Dead, fallen down trees—you can see how they are charred from the heat of the ground.
This is Railroad Street. See the grass strip in the middle? That used to be railroad tracks. The tracks were removed in 1967.
Railroad Street, Centralia PA
This picture shows how they cut the wires that used to go to houses that have since been knocked down.
September 2008, one of the last few standing houses in Centralia. Notice the windmills in the background, new as of 2008. They do not reside in Centralia, but in a neighboring town.