Mine Index 2850   Hunt Coal Company,   Hunt Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2850

Company Name: Hunt Coal Company
Mine Name: Hunt Mine
Start Date: 1934 End Date: 1939
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
Main slope Marshall 12N 9E 2 NW SW SE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Nighswonger Brothers Nighswonger was spelled various ways (Negsonger, Nyswonger, etc.); the spelling chosen here is from the 1890 Plat and the later production in the Coal Reports. Nighswonger 1934-1935 Idle 1935; may have been active 1930-1933 producing less than 1,000 tons/year 122
C. Nighswonger Nighswonger was spelled various ways (Negsonger, Nyswonger, etc.); the spelling chosen here is from the 1890 Plat and the later production in the Coal Reports. Nighswonger 1936-1936 367
Wilbur Nighswonger Nighswonger 1937-1938 388
Hunt Coal Company Hunt 1938-1939 236
Total Production: 1,113

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Mine notes Undated (text only) 1:24000 The mine location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the mine location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, slope location, seam.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs