Mine Index 2417   Waterloo Coal Company,   Waterloo 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: 2417

Company Name: Waterloo Coal Company
Mine Name: Waterloo Mine
Start Date: 1913 End Date: 1931
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 5
Production Indicated Acres: 7 to 10 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Drift Henry 15N 5E 20 SE NW NE
Air shaft Henry 15N 5E 20 SE NW NE
Air / escape shaft Henry 15N 5E 20 SE NW NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 10 2.5 4.5 4.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

Horsebacks were common.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Waterloo Coal Company Waterloo 1913-1921 34,613
Waterloo Coal Company Waterloo 1913-1921 24,477 Production after map date; no production given for individual mines in Henry County in 1922. No production reported for this mine in 1920 and 1926.
Total Production: 58,613

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351509 6-16-1923 1:1200 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, shaft locations, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
Microfilm map, document 351509, reel 03136, frame 257 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images