Mine Index 0628   Lill Coal Company,   Lill Mine

Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Millstadt
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: No
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0628

Company Name: Lill Coal Company
Mine Name: Lill Mine
Start Date: 1934 End Date: 1939
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: Less than 1
Acres after map date: 3 General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. This area was later surface-mined by the Midwest Radiant Mine (mine index 0682), and the Lill Mine is not shown on the accompanying map.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft The source map was drafted very early in this mine’s operating span. An air shaft was almost certainly constructed at a later time, but the location is unknown. St. Clair 1S 9W 2 NW SW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 51 6.0 RP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Lill Coal Company Lill 1934-1934 2,018
Lill Coal Company Lill 1934-1939 Changed management / ownership in 1939, but reported under the same name 17,155 Production after map date
Total Production: 19,173

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351057 7-31-1934 1:1200 1:1986 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351057, reel 03134, frame 155 - Shaft location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images