Mine Index 2415   William Minks,   Minks 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: 2415

Company Name: William Minks
Mine Name: Minks Mine
Start Date: 1921 End Date: 1927
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Slope Henry 15N 5E 16 SE SE NE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 14 4.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported

There were horsebacks ranging from 2" to 24" in size and clay seams present.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
William Minks Minks 1921-1927 1,979 No production reported for individual mines in Henry County in 1922. No production reported for this mine 1925-1926.
Total Production: 1,979 No production reported for individual mines in Henry County in 1922. No production reported for this mine 1925-1926.

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS mine notes Undated (text only) 1:24000 Point plotted onto 1:24,000 USGS quadrangle and digitized. 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, slope location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs