Mine Index 1830014   George W. Benson,   Benson Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated.jpg Unlocated Mines In: Vermilion unlocated
County: Vermilion
Quadrangle: Danville SE
Danville NW
Danville SW
County Coal Data: Vermilion
Shown On Map: No
Unlocated: Yes
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 1830014

Company Name: George W. Benson
Mine Name: Benson Mine
Start Date: 1878 End Date: 1892
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown:
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:
This Mine is unlocated and does not appear on the map.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Drift or slope Vermilion

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 30-70 5.5-6.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Alvin Jenkins Jenkins 1878-1890 16,615
George W. Benson Benson 1890-1892 2,650
Total Production: 19,265

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Mine type, seam, depth, thickness, mining method, years of operation, production.

Mine Notes

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