Mine Index 3933   Joliet and Aurora Coal Company,   Joliet and Aurora No. 1 Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Will unlocated
County: Will
Quadrangle: Essex
County Coal Data: Will
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:
For more information about Longwall Mining See: History of Longwall Coal Mining In Illinois

Mine Index Number: 3933

Company Name: Joliet and Aurora Coal Company
Mine Name: Joliet and Aurora No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1904 End Date: 1909
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 33
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Will 32N 9E 20 NW NE NW

Geology

For more information about Longwall Mining See: History of Longwall Coal Mining In Illinois
Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Colchester 81 3.0 LW (old longwall)

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Joliet-Wilmington Coal Company Joliet-Wilmington No. 1 1904-1905 6,300
Joliet-Wilmington Coal Company Joliet-Wilmington No. 2 1905-1908 111,063
Joliet and Aurora Coal Company Joliet and Aurora No. 1 1908-1909 20,000
Total Production: 137,363

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Atlas of Will County 1909 1:31680 1:31680 Secondary source
Coal Section files, 5-e-16 Undated 1:12000 1:12000 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Will County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Will County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness.
Standard Atlas of Will County, Illinois, published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1909, 163 pages - Shaft location.
Coal Section files, 5-e-16, map of Northern Mine (mine index 834) - Mine outline.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

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