centralia 1
canon 10d @ 800 iso
tamron 28-75mm f/2.8

this is in centralia, pa. it was a coal mining town for many years. in 1961 the mines caught fire and numerous attempts to put them out failed. 44 years later, the town is a ghost town (i think twelve houses remain occupied) and huge tracts of land have been reduced to smouldering scorched earth. veins of coal run everywhere for miles, and the fire is still very much alive and spreading.
Comments:

atmospheric, nice.

Posted by enda ok at March 6, 2005 05:02 PM
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Geez Matt, this is almost better than the following one! In a way it's less obvious, hence more powerful.

Posted by Carlo Ferroni at March 6, 2005 06:56 PM
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