Mine Index 0286   Fulton County Coal Company,   Fulton County No. 1 Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Marshall unlocated
County: Marshall
Quadrangle: Lacon
County Coal Data: Marshall
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:
For more information about Longwall Mining See: History of Longwall Coal Mining In Illinois

Mine Index Number: 0286

Company Name: Fulton County Coal Company
Mine Name: Fulton County No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1888 End Date: March 1914
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 74
Production Indicated Acres: 2 acres mined after the map date. General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Marshall 12N 9E 11 SW SW SE
Air shaft Marshall 12N 9E 11 SW SW SE

Geology

For more information about Longwall Mining See: History of Longwall Coal Mining In Illinois
Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Colchester 185 2.5-3.0 LW

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Sparland Coal Company Sparland 1888-1890 21,600
Cumming and Company Cumming 1890-1894 65,924
Sparland Coal Company Sparland 1894-1896 26,326
Marquette Coal Company Marquette 1896-1901 67,734
Marquette Third Vein Coal Company Marquette Third Vein No. 1 1901-1907 96,296
Fulton County Coal Company Fulton County No. 1 1907-1913 75,265
Fulton County Coal Company Fulton County No. 1 1913-1914 10,555 Production after map date
Total Production: 363,700

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352310 4-1-1913 1:2400 1:2234 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, thickness, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
ENR Document 85/01 - Mining method.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, depth, thickness, mining method.
Microfilm map, document 352310, reel 03138, frame 385 - Mine outline, shaft locations, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs