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Examples of Damage Caused by Mine Subsidence

The photographs below illustrate the types of structural damage that can occur as a result of mine subsidence. Some examples of the damage shown are cracked, buckling, sinking, and collapsed foundations, cracked mortar, collapsed brick and block work, twisted window and door frames, cracked plaster and drywall. Click thumbnail to enlarge photos.
 
Apartment bldg roof, frames, and brickwork damage Roof, frames, and brickwork damage Foundation and brickwork damage Brickwork damage Brick and mortar damage
Motel foundation and brickwork damage Sinking foundations Porch, frames, and foundation damage Brick, frames, and foundation damage Garage block damage
Sinking garage foundation Sinking foundation, block damage Cracking plaster Brick and mortar damage Sinking foundation
Foundation, frames, and brickwork damage Foundation, frames, and brickwork damage Foundation, frames, and brickwork damage Foundation, brick, and frames damage Foundation, brick, and frames damage
Frames, brick, and mortar damage Foundation damage Foundation damage Foundation, brick and interior damage  Extensive Foundation and interior/exterior damage
 Extensive Foundation and interior/exterior damage  Extensive Foundation and interior/exterior damage Foundation damage Foundation and Interior damage Foundation damage
Extensive Foundation and interior/exterior damage Extensive foundation and interior/exterior damage. Home was razed. Extensive foundation and interior/exterior damage. Home was razed. Extensive foundation and interior/exterior damage. Home was razed. Extensive foundation and interior/exterior damage
Extensive Foundation and interior/exterior damage       Extensive foundation and interior/exterior damage        
 
 
 
 
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