Mine Index 0648   Logan Highway Coal Company,   Hickory Hill Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Gallatin unlocated
County: Gallatin
Quadrangle: Equality
County Coal Data: Gallatin
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 0648

Company Name: Logan Highway Coal Company
Mine Name: Hickory Hill Mine
Start Date: 1929 End Date: 1941
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 55
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 slope No air shaft was found on the source map. This mine connected underground to Old Hickory Hill Mine (mine index 135), and the slope and airway for that mine were probably used for ventilation and escapement for this mine. Gallatin 9S 8E 14 SE SW SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 47 4.5 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

The coal dips to the northeast. Platy partings of calcite and kaolinite were found in the coal.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Logan Highway Coal Company Hickory Hill 1929-1941 224,872
Total Production: 224,872

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351534 4-18-1941 1:2400 1:3312 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Gallatin County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Gallatin County) - Mine type, slope location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems, mine name.
ISGS field notes (Gallatin County) - Mine type, slope location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
Microfilm map, document 351534, reel 03136, frame 299 - Slope location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images