As Coal Still Burns Under Centralia Trash Piles Up Above
Oct 25, 2017 As coal still burns under Centralia, trash piles up above. In 1962, an anthracite seam beneath Centralia caught fire, eventually chasing out nearly all of the residents. So its easy to drive in, dump trash, tires, refrigerators and mounds of diapers, and take off. Trash dumped in the town of Centralia, Columbia County.