Here is an old story about a full size Chevy Blazer. This accident happened up in the Raucsh Creek area back in 1984. A bit scary. I was just thinking about it while I was working out in the garage. Imagine the size of the hole in the earth that swallowed a full size Chevy blazer and allowed it to plummet 70 feet into the earth. It didn't end well for the occupants.
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To say the 1980s had its tragic moments would be an understatement. Six young people lost their lives when their four-wheel-drive vehicle plunged down a mine shaft on Sharp Mountain. Two Schuylkil