Mine Index 2852   Illinois Valley Coal Company,   Illinois Valley No. 1 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: 2852

Company Name: Illinois Valley Coal Company
Mine Name: Illinois Valley No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1906 End Date: April 1913
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 32 General Area of mining acres shown:

A general area of mining has been added to the map to show the approximate size and location

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 11 NW SW NE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 30-80 3.0-4.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Lacon Coal Company Lacon No. 1 1906-1911 35,598
Illinois Valley Coal Company Illinois Valley No. 1 1911-1913 64,889
Total Production: 100,487

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, seam, thickness, depth, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs