Mine Index 2959   George Gooden,   Gooden Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2959

Company Name: George Gooden
Mine Name: Gooden Mine
Start Date: 1918 End Date: 1923
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 11
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Drift Mercer 14N 2W 3 NE NE SW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Rock Island 3.0 Underground

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
George Gooden Gooden 1918-1919 1,938
Gooden and Jones Gooden and Jones 1919-1920 2,819
George Gooden Gooden 1920-1923 9,040 Production was not reported in 1922 for mines producing less than 10,000 tons.
Total Production: 23,797

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS field notes (H. R. Wanless) 7-11-1925 1:62500 1:62500 Secondary source
Coal Section files (Alexis Quadrangle) Undated 1:62500 1:62500 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Mercer County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Mercer County) - Mine location, seam, thickness.
ISGS field notes (H. R. Wanless, 7-11-1925) - Mine type, mine location.
Coal Section files, undated work map on USGS topographic map, 15-minute Alexis Quadrangle - Mine outline, drift or slope location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs