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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World's Crack Trains Driven by Wilmington Third Vein Coal Many Technical Problems of Strip Mining Operations Met and Solved in Development of Wilmington Mine Devise Original Checking System to Obtain Accurate Production Records Vast Network of Cables and Wires Required to Transmit Current Supplying Thousands of Horsepower Needed for Operation




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