Mine Index 2962   Martin Coal Company,   Martin 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: 2962

Company Name: Martin Coal Company
Mine Name: Martin Mine
Start Date: 1936 End Date: 1940
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 3 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Mercer 14N 2W 4 NW SE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Rock Island 20 3.17 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
J. M. Guthrie Coal Company Guthrie 1936-1939 5,995
Martin Coal Company Martin 1940-1940 2,668 Production after map date
Total Production: 8,663

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352240 1939 1:600 1:745 Not final

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 type, slope and drift locations, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 352240, reel 03138, frame 304 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs