Mine Index 6074   Frank Colwell,   Colwell 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: 6074

Company Name: Frank Colwell
Mine Name: Colwell Mine
Start Date: 1927 End Date: 1930
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

There is also an “old abandoned drift to the north operated by the same man”; the distance north is not specified and so is not represented on the accompanying map. The production and years of operation shown below may encompass this older mining.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 15 SE SW SW

Geology

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

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Frank Colwell Colwell 1927-1930 856 Production not reported 1930-1933 for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year. This mine was known to beactive in 1930 because of the visit reported in the ISGS field notes.
Total Production: 856 Production not reported 1930-1933 for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year. This mine was known to beactive in 1930 because of the visit reported in the ISGS field notes.

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS field notes (J. Svatik) 8-26-1930 (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 type, drift location, seam, thickness.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs