Mine Index 3559   Louis Buecher and Harry Baltz,   Bauer Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Millstadt
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: No
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3559

Company Name: Louis Buecher and Harry Baltz
Mine Name: Bauer Mine
Start Date: 1932 End Date: 1933
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: Less than 1
Acres after map date: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. This mine is not shown on the accompanying map due to later surface mining by Midwest Radiant Fuel Corporation (mine index 0682).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope St. Clair 1N 9W 35 NW cor NE SW NW
Air shaft St. Clair 1N 9W 35 NW cor NE SW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin RPB

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Bauer Bauer 1932-1932 unknown No production reported under the name of Bauer in 1932. Production was not listed for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year from 1930 to 1933; Bauer may have been one of these. The operator name is from the mine map.
Louis Buecher and Harry Baltz Bauer 1933-1933 1,257 Production after map date
Total Production: 1,257

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351069 4-6-1932 1:1200 1:1242 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Mine type, slope location, seam.
Microfilm map, document 351069, reel 03134, frame 171 - Slope & shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images