Mine Index 0723   Maud Station Coal Company,   Maud Station Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Wabash unlocated
County: Wabash
Quadrangle: Mount Carmel
County Coal Data: Wabash
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0723

Company Name: Maud Station Coal Company
Mine Name: Maud Station Mine
Start Date: 1936 End Date: 1942
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 1
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 Wabash 1S 13W 27 SW SW NW
Air shaft Wabash 1S 13W 27 SE SW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Friendsville 38-46 2.0 4.5 3.5 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

The immediate roof above the coal was 2 to 12 inches of clod or draw slate. Above the clod, 0 to 4 feet of limestone was present, with shale or silty shale above the limestone. The top portion of the coal was canneloid in places. The bottom portion (up to 12 inches) of the coal seam was a silty bone coal referred to as “black jack” or merely “jack”.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Lancaster Coal Company Lancaster 1936-1937 726
Unknown The mine was listed in the 1938 Coal Report as “Maud Station Mine”. The operator or company is not known, and may be the previous or subsequent owner, or someone else entirely. Maud Station 1938-1938 493
Ervin Wilkerson Maud Station 1939-1939 200
Anderson and Lindstrom Coal Company Maud Station 1940-1940 75
Maud Station Coal Company Maud Station 1941-1942 1,381
Total Production: 2,875

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Mine notes (sketch by J. M. Schopf) 9-30-1942 1:1200 1:1200 Secondary source
ISGS map library, 4107 d5-77 10-1942 1:62500 1:62500 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Wabash County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Wabash County) - Mine type, shaft location, depth, mining method, mine outline.
ISGS field notes (Wabash County) - Mine type, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
ISGS map library, 4107 d5-77, field map of J. M. Schopf - Shaft location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images