The Town That Was

6.4

The Town That Was
  • Chris Perkel

  • 06 March 2007

  • Documentary

  • USA

  • 71 min

  • 6.4

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John Lokitis

Himself

John Coddington

Himself (Archive Footage)

David DeKok

Himself

Todd Domboski

Himself

Storyline

In 1962, a trash fire ignited a seam of anthracite coal beneath Centralia, Pennsylvania, a once thriving mining town of over 1600 people. By the mid 1980's, giant plumes of smoke and deadly carbon monoxide gases billowed from fissures in the ground, the local highway cracked and collapsed, trees were bleached white and petrified, as the fire continued to rage unchecked. It wasn't until a young boy nearly died after falling into a smoldering mine subsidence that the ... more


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aandcbolt

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very well done documentary25 November 2015

Great documentary

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This movie The Town That Was is worth checking out29 October 2012

This movie The Town That Was is worth checking out

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The Town That Was is rated highly by many and therefore worth watching04 October 2012

The Town That Was is rated highly by many and therefore worth watching

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