Mine Index 2422   Kewanee Cooperative Coal Company,   Kewanee Cooperative No. 2 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: 2422

Company Name: Kewanee Cooperative Coal Company
Mine Name: Kewanee Cooperative No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1899 End Date: 1917
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 40 to 58 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Henry 15N 5E 27 600 FSL, 180 FEL SW
Escape shaft Henry 15N 5E 27 SE SE SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 60 4.0 RPB

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
J. J. Fleming Fleming 1899-1902 26,393
Kewanee Cooperative Coal Company Fleming 1903-1907 42,439
Cooperative Coal Company Fleming 1907-1908 8,954
Kewanee Cooperative Coal Company Kewanee Cooperative No. 2 1908-1917 67,223
Total Production: 145,009

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351506 5-28-1914 1:1200 1:24000 Incomplete The mine notes indicate that much of the SE SW of section 27 was worked out by this mine. However, the mine map for Lathrop No. 6 indicates that quarter-quarter section was worked out prior to 1888 (see mine index 5590).

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.
Microfilm map, document 351506, reel 03136, frame 259 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images