Mine Index 0264   Kewanee Coal Company,   Kewanee No. 2 Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Henry unlocated
County: Henry
Quadrangle: Kewanee North
County Coal Data: Henry
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 0264

Company Name: Kewanee Coal Company
Mine Name: Kewanee No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1907 End Date: 1913
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Acres after map date: 109-158 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft This location may be incorrect. The location is far from town and old topographic maps show no roads or railroadsin the vicinity of the shaft; transportation of the coal would have been difficult from the given location. Henry 15N 5E 26 SW SE SE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 100 3.5 RP

Geological Problems Reported

The coal seam contained many slips, horsebacks and other irregularities.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Kewanee Coal Company Kewanee No. 2 1907-1913 342,744
Total Production: 342,744

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS mine notes Undated (text only) 1:24000 Point plotted onto 1:24,000 USGS quadrangle and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Henry County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Henry County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs