Mine Index 3964   Roy McDaniel,   Oaks Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Henry unlocated
County: Henry
Quadrangle: Kewanee North
County Coal Data: Henry
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3964

Company Name: Roy McDaniel
Mine Name: Oaks Mine
Start Date: 1933 End Date: 1936
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 10
Production Indicated Acres: 1.5 General Area of mining acres shown: 10

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Henry 15N 5E 21 NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 45 4.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Roy McDaniel Oaks 1933-1936 5,200
Total Production: 5,200

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Federal Land Bank Report 8-1935 1:125000 1:125000 Secondary source General area of subsidence shown. Federal Land Bank Report indicates that the Roy McDaniel mine was formerly sunk and operated by Arthur Ratcliffe, but the 11 Ratcliffe listings are difficult to attach to locations. Therefore, previous production and ownership are not listed for the McDaniel mine.
Microfilm, document 351491 9-1934 unknown not digitized No coordinates to register map to known features were shown on this map. Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Henry County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Federal Land Bank Report (Henry County) - General area of mining, thickness, depth.
Microfilm map, document 351491, reel 03136, frame 241 - General location, mine name.

Mine Notes

Mine Images