Reports flooded national headlines in December of 1938. The Sybert family lived along Wallen’s Creek in Powell Mountain.
Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it was the inspiration behind the “Silent Hill” media franchise.
Commonly used terms from the Appalachian Coal Mines and what they meant. Afterdamp- Toxic fumes that occur after an explosion within a mine.