Mine Index 3286   Indian Head Coal Company,   Indian Head Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3286

Company Name: Indian Head Coal Company
Mine Name: Indian Head Mine
Start Date: 1936 End Date: May 1947
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 140
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Tipple / pit Saline 9S 6E 26 NE SW SW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 25-40 4.0-5.0 Surface

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
John J. Pickford Pickford 1936-1942Idle 1942 14,750
Indian Head Coal Company Indian Head 1943-1947 542,579
Total Production: 557,329

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS map library, 4103.S32 i5.1-49 sht.1 4-20-1944 1:74541 1:74541 Secondary source
ISGS map library, 4103.S32 i5.1-49 sht.2 6-30-1952 1:74541 1:74541 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, depth, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Saline County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Saline County) - Mine type, mine location, seam.
ISGS map library, 4103.S32 i5.1-49, sheets 1 and 2, map of Consolidated Coal Company and St. Louis Railroad - Mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs