Mine Index 0406   Kewanee Fuel Company,   Kewanee Fuel Mine

Revision as of 17:06, March 10, 2023 by Samantha.Hager (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Unlocated Mines In: Henry unlocated
County: Henry
Quadrangle: Kewanee North
County Coal Data: Henry
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0406

Company Name: Kewanee Fuel Company
Mine Name: Kewanee Fuel Mine
Start Date: 1934 End Date: 1942
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 8.5
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown: 2.5

Area shown on map is a generalized area only.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Slope Henry 15N 5E 10 NW The mine notes are unclear and give two different locations for the slope entry; in the SE cor NW and NW NW SE.


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 40 4.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Radcliffe Fuel Radcliffe Fuel 1934-1934 210
Ratcliffe, Fricke and Fell Ratcliffe, Fricke and Fell 1935-1935 450
Ratcliffe and Fricke Ratcliffe and Fricke 1936-1936 900 Production after map date
Ratcliffe Fuel Ratcliffe Fuel 1937-1942 6,728 Production after map date
Kewanee Fuel Company Kewanee Fuel 1942-1942 325 Production after map date
Total Production: 8,613

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Federal Land Bank Report 8-1935 1:125000 1:125000 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.
Federal Land Bank Report (Henry County) - Mine location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images