Mine Index 6053   Eagle Coal Company,   Eagle Mine

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Unlocated Mines In: Marshall unlocated
County: Marshall
Quadrangle: Lacon
County Coal Data: Marshall
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 6053

Company Name: Eagle Coal Company
Mine Name: Eagle Mine
Start Date: 1929 End Date: 1942
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 4
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 acre mined after the map date. General Area of mining acres shown:

The source map shows a worked-out area south of the mine entrance; this is shown on the accompanying map by a general area of mining.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 2 SW NE SE
Air shaft Marshall 12N 9E 2 SE NW SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 3.67 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Eagle Coal Company The mine notes indicate the owner of Eagle Coal Company was Pete Paolucci, and that the mine was opened in 1929. The ISGS field notes indicate the owner of this mine in 1930 was R. Flumme. Eagle Mine 1929-1940 12,671 Production was not reported in 1929 and 1930 for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year.
Eagle Coal Company Eagle Mine 1940-1942 2,253 Production after map date
Total Production: 14,924

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352311 1-23-1940 1:2400 1:2979 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
ENR Document 85/01 - Mining method.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Seam, thickness, opening year.
ISGS field notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location.
Microfilm map, document 352311, reel 03138, frame 386 - Drift location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images