Mine Index 2408   Elmer A. Stone,   Stone Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Henry unlocated
County: Henry
Quadrangle: Kewanee North
County Coal Data: Henry
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 2408

Company Name: Elmer A. Stone
Mine Name: Stone Mine
Start Date: 1929 End Date: 1941
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 9 to 14 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Shaft Henry 15N 5E 11 SE SW NE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 70 4.5 RP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Elmer A. Stone Stone 1929-1933 17,130
Kewanee Coal Company Kewanee 1933-1940 12,549 There is a question on whether a new mine was opened. The mine notes indicate the shaft was sunk in 1935 although production figures are available prior to 1935. The Coal Reports list two Kewanee Coal Company mines in 1935.
Elmer A. Stone Stone 1940-1941 3,825
Total Production: 33,504

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS mined-out area map 1950 1:62500 1:62500 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, seam, depth, thickness.
ISGS mined-out area map - Mine location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs