Mine Index 2993   Never Seen Coal Company,   Never Seen Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2993

Company Name: Never Seen Coal Company
Mine Name: Never Seen Mine
Start Date: 1929 End Date: July 5, 1943
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 21
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 acre was mined after the map date. General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Mercer 15N 2W 34 SE SE NW
Air shaft Mercer 15N 2W 34 SE SE NW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Rock Island 30 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
James O’Rourke and Mike Bugas O’Rourke and Bugas 1929-1932 7,237
Never Seen Coal Company Never Seen 1933-1937 22,720
O’Rourke and Bugas O’Rourke and Bugas 1938-1938 3,174
Never Seen Coal Company Never Seen 1939-1943 32,418
Never Seen Coal Company Never Seen 1943-1943 273 Production after map date
Total Production: 65,822

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352245 6-20-1943 1:600 1:993 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.
Microfilm map, document 352245, reel 03138, frame 309 - Slope and shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs