Mine Index 0931   Jader Fuel Company, Inc.,   Jader No. 1 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Saline unlocated
County: Saline
Quadrangle: Harrisburg
County Coal Data: Saline
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0931

Company Name: Jader Fuel Company, Inc.
Mine Name: Jader No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1971 End Date: September 1981
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 193This area is too large for the production shown. The area may have been mined by others previously (R. and F. No. 3, mine index 4200, was one such) and expanded by Jader Fuel, or the coal was much thinner than shown. Production indicates approximately 60 acres were mined, with both seams at the thickness shown. However, the field notes indicate that the Dekoven Coal was not present (eroded) over some of the pits.
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Tipple / pit Saline 10S 6E 10 SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Dekoven 35-50 3.0 Surface
Davis 4.25-4.5 Surface

Geological Problems Reported

Faults were noted throughout the pits.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Jader Fuel Company, Inc. G. H. Cady noted a drift mine in July 1925 in this vicinity that was probably later surface-mined by this operator. Jader No. 1 1971-1981 699,737
Total Production: 699,737

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Company 6-15-1983 1:7920 1:7920 Final
Company Undated 1:7920 1:7920 Undated

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, depth, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Saline County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Saline County) - Mine type, mine location, seam, miming method, geologic problems.
ISGS field notes (Saline County) - Mine location, seam, thickness, drift mine (general location).
Company maps, ISGS Coal Section files - Mine location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images