posted on Jan, 13 2010 @ 07:59 AM
Very cool! Who knew there was a second man made natural fire burning somewhere in the world. I am familiar with Centralia as it is only about 45
minutes from me. It has changed so much in the past 20 years it is unrecognizable. I did not know they used it for footage for life after people.
I was up in Centralia in September of last year. The major intersection in the town is non existent. Well, the town is pretty much non existent. If
you go by , you will very vaguely see turn offs for roads, maybe the trace of a sidewalk. This was once a busy suburban town with over 2,000
residents. This town was large enough to have 2 catholic schools, seven churches, five hotels, twenty seven saloons, two theatres, a bank, a post
office and fourteen general and grocery stores. There is nothing there now but piles of stone, a cracked sidewalk and some smoke coming out of the
Planning my spring trip up there on my way to Knoebels. (you locals know that place, a wonderous roadside attraction!!)