Mine Index 2859   Illinois Valley Coal Company,   Illinois Valley No. 3 Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Marshall unlocated
County: Marshall
Quadrangle: Lacon
County Coal Data: Marshall
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 2859

Company Name: Illinois Valley Coal Company
Mine Name: Illinois Valley No. 3 Mine
Start Date: 1912 End Date: December 1913
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 3
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

The production is not large enough to account for this size. Presumably, one of the mines of unknown location (at the back of this report) was a previous owner to this mine.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 23 SW SE SW
Air drift Marshall 12N 9E 23 NE SW SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 30 3.75 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Illinois Valley Coal Company Illinois Valley No. 3 1912-1913 4,418
Total Production: 4,418

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352454 4-1917 1:2400 1:4800 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, seam, depth, thickness, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
ENR Document 85/01 - Mining method.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location.
Microfilm map, document 352454, reel 03139, frames 131 & 132 - Drift locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images