Mine Index 2412   Eagle Coal Company,   Eagle Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Henry unlocated
County: Henry
Quadrangle: Kewanee North
County Coal Data: Henry
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 2412

Company Name: Eagle Coal Company
Mine Name: Eagle Mine
Start Date: 1923 End Date: 1927
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: Less than 1
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Total acreage cannot be estimated due to gaps in the reported record.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Drift Henry 15N 5E 15 NW SE SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 47 4.0 4.2 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

This mine was unusual in that it had no clay horsebacks, which were common in the mines in this area. There was a lot of water in the mine.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Eagle Coal Company Eagle 1923-1927 Production not reported 1921-1922, 1925-1926 4,532
Total Production: 4,532

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351698 6-1922 1:600 1:24000 Not final

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.
ENR Document 85/01 - Mining method.
Mine notes (Henry County) - Mine type, drift location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
Microfilm map, document 351698, reel 03137, frame 67 - Drift location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images