Coal Mining in Illinois
Shaft Mining

Joliet Herald

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Sunday, December 1, 1935

This article was a special section of the Joliet newspaper in 1935 which focused on strip mining.

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View of Operations at Wilmington Mine, With Background Indicating Property's Expanse Giant Shovel's Giant Dipper Digs In and Takes Out Efficiency Proper Moisture in the Home is a Fuel Saver Coal Mining Growing Fast to One of State's Leading Industries Will County to Become One of Leading Coal Producing Sections in the World Skilled Preparation Factor in Fuel Value of Wilmington Coal Draft Control an Important Feature in Fuel Control Thousands of Acres Farm Land Benefited by Drainage System Wilmington Third Vein Coal is on the Market at Lower Price than Coal from Shaft Mines Producing Lesser Quality



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