Mine Index 6060   William Crew,   Crew 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: 6060

Company Name: William Crew
Mine Name: Crew Mine
Start Date: 1916 End Date: 1936
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: Approximately 1
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 acre was mined after the map date. General Area of mining acres shown:

The area shown is insufficient for the tonnage produced by the mine. A general area of mining south of the mine, indicated on the source map as “Old Works”, is the probable location of Crew’s older mining.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 11 NE NW SW
Air drift Marshall 12N 9E 11 NE NW SW
Old drift Marshall 12N 9E 11 NW NW SW
Old drift Marshall 12N 9E 11 NE NW SW


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

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
William Crew Crew 1916-1934 6,377 Production not reported 1930-1933 for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year
William Crew Crew 1934-1936 446 Production after map date
Total Production: 6,823

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352300 5-25-1934 1:1200 1:993 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, seam, ownership, years of operation.
Microfilm map, document 352300, reel 03138, frame 372 - Drift & shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images