• Coal Mines of Iowa Iowa Geodata

    Coal Mines of Iowa Iowa Geodata

    Coal was mined in Iowa beginning in the 1840''s and ending in 1994. The mines operated in the southern and central areas of the state using both surface and underground methods. Based on available records, it is estimated that over 6,000 individual mines may have operated in Iowa during the state''s 150 year mining

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  • Iowa Coal Mines Iowa Department of Natural Resources

    Iowa Coal Mines Iowa Department of Natural Resources

    Iowa Coal Mines Address

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  • Interactive map of coal mines in Iowa American

    Interactive map of coal mines in Iowa American

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources''s (DNR) interactive map of coal mines in Iowa shows the loions of coal mines and mine entrances throughout Iowa, and also has the option to search the map by street address. Users may click on the map to access information about mine use dates, type, mining method, entrance type, and links to original mine maps. Click here to use the Iowa DNR''s

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  • Coal Mining in Iowa University of Northern Iowa

    Coal Mining in Iowa University of Northern Iowa

    Coal deposits could be found in much of central Iowa. The mining area however, extended from Wapello County in southeastern Iowa to Boone County in central Iowa. Throughout the mining area were dozens of coal camps which provided housing for the coal mining families. What was life like in a coal camp? Usually a coal camp had several hundred

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  • Appanoose County Historical & Coal Mining Museum Home

    Appanoose County Historical & Coal Mining Museum Home

    Appanoose County Historical & Coal Mining Museum 100 W Maple St, Centerville, Iowa 52544 Rated 4.8 based on 36 Reviews "Love all of the history, both

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  • Abandoned Towns and Coal Mines in Iowa

    Abandoned Towns and Coal Mines in Iowa

    Aug 03, 2017 · As with many other small towns in Iowa, Perry owes part of its origins to coal mining. By 1895, Iowa had 342 coal mines that employed over 6000 miners. Thirty years later, at the height of coal mining, twice as many people were employed as miners, with coal

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