Location of Centralia Coal Mine Fire and Ventilation Pipes





Location of Centralia Coal Mine Fire and Ventilation Pipes



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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


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LOL.... what a maroon... lol
The government killed this town. Because they invested in LP.
I take it that those two pipes which you filmed are no longer emitting smoke/steam?

If you have not seen the PBS program on this from 1982, here is the link.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ow4UERykRbg&t=348s

It explains a lot more about the vent pipes.


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Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.

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Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.