Mine Index 2965   B. and H. Coal Company,   B. and H. Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Mercer unlocated
County: Mercer
Quadrangle: Viola
County Coal Data: Mercer
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 2965

Company Name: B. and H. Coal Company
Mine Name: B. and H. Mine
Start Date: 1917 End Date: 1952
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 2
Production Indicated Acres: 26 acres were mined and less than 1 acre was mined after the map date. General Area of mining acres shown:

A general area of mining has been added to the accompanying map. B. and H. Mine was connected underground to Blaine Mine (mine index 2964).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Mercer 14N 2W 4 NE NE SW
Air shaft Mercer 14N 2W 4 NE NE SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Rock Island 10-40 3.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
W. T. Lee Lee 1917-1922 Idle 1921 and 1922 4,840
Lee and Hagman Lee and Hagman 1922-1925 10,452
William T. Lee Lee 1925-1925 650
Lee Brothers Lee 1926-1949 Idle 1942-1949 53,160
B. and H. Coal Company B. and H. 1950-1952 1,880 Production after map date
Total Production: 70,982

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352237 9-20-1950 1:1200 1:1241 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 location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 352237, reel 03138, frame 301 - Slope and shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images