Mine Index 0402   Wilmington Coal Mining Corporation,   Wilmington No. 2 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Will unlocated
County: Will
Quadrangle: Wilmington
County Coal Data: Will
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0402

Company Name: Wilmington Coal Mining Corporation
Mine Name: Wilmington No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1940 End Date: April 1958
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 534 Some of the mined area for this production may also be included with the Wilmington Mine (mine index 3915).
Acres after map date: 250 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Tipple Will 32N 9E 17 NW SE NW
Pit Will 32N 9E 17 SE NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Colchester 55-75 3.0-3.3 Surface

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Wilmington Coal Mining Corporation Wilmington No. 2 1940-1949 1,894,425
Wilmington Coal Mining Corporation Wilmington No. 2 1950-1958 1,221,734 Production after map date
Total Production: 3,116,159

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352423 1944 1:3600 1:6952 Not final
Company, 4103.W51 i5.1-2 1-1-1950 1:31680 1:31680 Not final
USGS topographic map PR 1973 1:24000 1:24000 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, depth, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Will County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Will County) - Mine type, tipple location, seam, thickness.
Microfilm, document 352423, reel 03139, frame 96 - Mine outline (southern ¼ of pit in 33-T32N-R9E).
Company map, ISGS map library, 4103.W51 i5.1-2 - Mine outline (16, 28 and 33-T32N-R9E).
USGS 7.5-minute topographic map, Wilmington Quadrangle, 1954, PR 1973 - Mine outline (17-T32N-R9E).

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