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Centralia: Pennsylvania's Lost Town (2017)

A small town is overcome by a massive underground coal fire in 1962. As a result hundreds of residents had to be relocated.

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Don Bailey ...
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Jack Carling ...
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Colleen Coddington ...
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Joe Coddington ...
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John Comarnisky
David DeKok ...
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Tom Dempsey ...
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Anne Marie Devine
Bob Gadinski ...
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Kathy Gadinski ...
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Robert E. Hughes ...
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Tom Hynoski
Charlie Joyce ...
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Lyndsay Kensinger
Bill Klink
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A small town is overcome by a massive underground coal fire in 1962. After many failed attempts by the government to put out the fire, it grew larger and moved beneath most of the town. As a result hundreds of residents had to be relocated. By 1993, under governor Casey, eminent domain was declared forcing the remaining residents out of their homes. Only a group of residents fought the state and stayed. By 2013, a handful of remaining residents won their case against the state which granted them life estates in Centralia. Written by Joe Sapienza II

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5 May 2017 (USA)  »

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Centralia, America's Lost Town  »

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Budget:

$18,800 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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The film took 18 hours to export due to a Codec error in the editing software causing interviews and some photos to flip upside down and turn multiple colors. See more »

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Ain't That the Life (Acoustic)
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