Mine Index 0110003   John Higby,   Higby Mine

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Mine Index Number: 0110003

Company Name: John Higby
Mine Name: Higby Mine
Start Date: 1881 End Date: 1887
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown:
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:
This Mine is unlocated and does not appear on the map.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Shaft Bureau

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 28-40 4.5 RP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
A. Lyford Lyford pre1881-1883 The 1882 Coal Report indicated 10 acres had been mined. Production and years of operation before 1881 are not known. 1,223
Lloyd and Higby Lloyd and Higby 1883-1886 5,030
John Higby Higby 1886-1887 1,500
Total Production: 7,753

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type

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Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, mine type, seam, depth, thickness, mining method.

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