Mine Index 0682   Midwest Radiant Fuel Corporation,   Midwest Radiant No. 1 Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 0682

Company Name: Midwest Radiant Fuel Corporation
Mine Name: Midwest Radiant No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1939 End Date: 1950
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 1,113
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

The area shown is larger than expected for the reported production. It is likely that some production for Midwest Mine No. 3 (mine index 4279) was reported under this name.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Tipple St. Clair 1N 9W 34 SE NE SW The tipple for Midwest Radiant Fuel Company was later used by Peabody Midwest Mine (mine index 0653).


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 35 Surface

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Midwest Smokeless Fuel Corporation Midwest 1939-1940 325,275
Midwest Radiant Fuel Corporation Midwest Radiant No. 1 1940-1950 6,682,142
Total Production: 7,007,417

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
USGS topographic map, Millstadt Quadrangle 1990 1:24000 1:24000 Secondary source
Microfilm, document 351018 7-1-1942 1:2400 1:3641 Not final
ISGS map library, 4103.S31 i5.1-61 3-14-1969 1:12000 1:12000 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, mine type, seam, depth.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Mine type, tipple location, seam, depth.
USGS (7.5') topographic map, Millstadt Quadrangle, 1990 - Mine outline.
Company map, ISGS map library, 4103.S31 i5.1-61, map of Midwest Mine (mine index {0653]]) - Mine outline, mining method.
Microfilm map, document 351018, reel 03134, frame 93 - Mine outline (SW 35-T1N-R9W).

Mine Notes

Mine Images