Mine Index 0361   Ernest Caldwell,   Caldwell 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:

Mine Index Number: 0361

Company Name: Ernest Caldwell
Mine Name: Caldwell Mine
Start Date: 1922 End Date: 1930
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 3 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 13N 9E 35 SW NE NE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 150-200 2.5 4.3 3.5

Geological Problems Reported

Sulfur balls and clay partings are present. A persistent clay band is present 8 to 9inches above the floor. Occasional sulfur bands are present. The upper 2 inches of the seam is sulfurous and bony.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Ernest Caldwell The last name is spelled in various ways (Colwell, Collwell, Calwell). Caldwell 1922-1930 8,895 Mines producing less than 1,000 tons not reported 1930-1933; operation and production unknown 1930-1933
Total Production: 8,895 Mines producing less than 1,000 tons not reported 1930-1933; operation and production unknown 1930-1933

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Mine notes undated (text only) 1:24000 The mine location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the mine location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

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

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