Mine Index 6065   John and Pat Wall,   Wall Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Marshall unlocated
County: Marshall
Quadrangle: Lacon
County Coal Data: Marshall
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 6065

Company Name: John and Pat Wall
Mine Name: Wall Mine
Start Date: 1892 End Date: Circa 1930
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

A general area of mining shows the extent of mining as indicated by the mine notes.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 15 W ½ NE NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 3.5-4.0

Geological Problems Reported

Coal balls are present in the gray shale roof.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Mary J. Knox Knox 1892-1894 125
John and Pat Wall Not listed in Coal Reports under this name; production and years of operation unknown. The undated field notes indicated the mine was active or accessible when visited and extended 125 yards into the hillside; the mine may have been active during the 1930-1933 period when the Coal Reports did not list mines producing less than 1000 tons per year. Other unknown miners may have operated this mine (see the back of this report for unlocated mines) between 1894 and 1930. Wall circa 1930 unknown
Total Production: 125

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS field notes (G. H. Cady) circa 1927-1931 (text only) 1:24000 The mine location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the mine location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location, seam, depth, thickness.
ISGS field notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location, seam, thickness, geologic problems, mine ownership, general extent of mine.

Mine Notes

Mine Images