Mine Index 0363   Anton (Tony) Turk,   Turk 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: 0363

Company Name: Anton (Tony) Turk
Mine Name: Turk 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 12N 9E 2 NW SW SE This mine may be in E ½ SE SE, according to a sketched location shown on a Coal Section file topographic map. Another possible location, from the mine notes, is “near the center of the SE 1/4“

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 3.4 5.0 4.0

Geological Problems Reported

The roof is soapstone, and “comes down often up to 3 to 4 feet”. Sulfur balls up to 1.5inches in diameter are present at the top of the seam.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Anton (Tony) Turk Turk 1922-1930 12,388 Mines producing less than 1,000 tons not reported 1930-1933; operation and production unknown 1930-1933.
Total Production: 12,388 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, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location, seam, thickness, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs