Mine Index 3287   Harrisburg Fuel Company,   Harrisburg Fuel No. 1 Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Saline unlocated
County: Saline
Quadrangle: Harrisburg
County Coal Data: Saline
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3287

Company Name: Harrisburg Fuel Company
Mine Name: Harrisburg Fuel No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1918 End Date: February 1923
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 24
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

The area was later surface-mined by Liberty Mine (mine index 3276) and other unknown mines.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Saline 9S 6E 29 NW NE NE Not shown on accompanying map because of later surface mining.


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 200 5.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Harrisburg Fuel Company Harrisburg Fuel No. 1 1918-1923Idle or produced less than 10,000 tons in 1922 95,661
Total Production: 95,661

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Federal Land Bank Report 1-12-1934 1:90514 1:90514 Secondary source
ISGS map library, 4103.S32 C3-1 6-1938 1:15625 1:15625 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, depth, thickness, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Saline County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Saline County) - Mine type, slope location, depth, thickness.
Federal Land Bank Report - Mine outline.
ISGS map library, 4103.S32 C3-1, plane table survey - Slope location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images