Mine Index 0444   Centralia Coal Company,   Centralia No. 2 Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Marion unlocated
County: Marion
Quadrangle: Centralia West
County Coal Data: Marion
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0444

Company Name: Centralia Coal Company
Mine Name: Centralia No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1892 End Date: April 1913
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 1,084
Production Indicated Acres: 50 (including 33 acres mined before production was reported and 2 acres after the map date). General Area of mining acres shown:

The area shown on the accompanying map includes the Centralia No. 1 Mine (mine index 2845). The boundary between the two mines is not discernable.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Marion 1N 1E 19 SE NW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 570 6.5 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

A fault with 3 feet of displacement was noted in the mine, with a larger offset in the northwestern part of the mine. The black shale roof was thinner on the western side of the mine.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Centralia Mining and Manufacturing Coal Co. Centralia No. 2, South 1892-1905 2,440,072
Centralia Coal Company Centralia No. 2, Junction City 1905-1913 1,961,396
Centralia Coal Company Centralia No. 2 1913-1913 8,590 Production after map date
Total Production: 5,060,391

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Company, 4102 i5.1-93 2-1913 1:2400 1:2400 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marion County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Marion County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
Company map, ISGS map library, 4102 i5.1-93 - Shaft location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images