Mine Index 6070   Fred Ross,   Ross Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Marshall unlocated
County: Marshall
Quadrangle: Lacon
County Coal Data: Marshall
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 6070

Company Name: Fred Ross
Mine Name: Ross Mine
Start Date: Unknown End Date: Unknown
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Marshall 12N 9E 11 SE NE SW According the ISGS field notes, the mine was on the east side of the creek, at an elevation of 510-520.

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 4.0-4.6

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Fred Ross Noted in ISGS field notes dated 1930. Production not reported 1930-1933 for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year.

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS field notes (H. B. Willman) 8-25-1930 (text only) 1:24000 The mine location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the mine location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
ISGS field notes (Marshall County) - Mine location, seam, thickness.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs