Mine Index 2994   Frye and Bollman,   Frye and Bollman 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: 2994

Company Name: Frye and Bollman
Mine Name: Frye and Bollman Mine
Start Date: 1933 End Date: 1941
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 10
Acres after 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 35 SE NE SW
Air shaft Mercer 15N 2W 35 NE SE SW
Old air shaft Mercer 15N 2W 35 SE NE SW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Rock Island 40-50 3.67 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

The source map showed bad top in the north, northeast, south, and southwest.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Frye and Bollman Frye and Bollman 1933-1941 40,440
Total Production: 40,440

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352234 4-1-1941 1:1200 1:1241 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 352234, reel 03138, frame 298 - Shaft locations, mine outline, depth, mining method, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs