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Examples of Structures Torn Down as a Result of Mine Subsidence

 
The following pictures show examples of structures that had to be torn down as a result of mine subsidence. Click thumbnail to enlarge photos.
 
  Structure Damages

 
Torn Down and/or New Structure

brick cracks and porch pillar pulling away from house   porch column and porch pulling away from house   vacant lot where house was   vacant lot where house was
porch column and porch pulling away from house   porch pulling away from house   vacant lot where house was    
 







 
foundation and brick cracks   foundation and brick cracks   new house   new house
foundation and brick cracks   foundation and brick cracks   new house    
 







 
two sinkholes in front of house   sinkhole in front of garage   vacant lot where house was   vacant lot where house was
foundation falling into sinkhole   floor dropping into sinkhole   vacant lot where house was    
 







 
foundation crack   foundation crack   new foundation for new house   new foundation for new house
foundation crack   foundation crack   new foundation for new house    
foundation crack   foundation crack        
 
 
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