Mine Index 0691   B. and W. Coal Company,   B. and W. No. 1 Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 0691

Company Name: B. and W. Coal Company
Mine Name: B. and W. No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1930 End Date: 1965
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 246
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 shaft Gallatin 9S 8E 13 NW SE SE
Old air shaft Gallatin 9S 8E 13 NW SE SE
Air shaft Gallatin 9S 8E 13 SW NE SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 95 4.5 5.5 4.8 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Mid City Coal Company Mid City No. 1 1930-1940 91,707
Shawnee Coal Company Shawnee 1940-1940 2,266
New Shawnee Coal Company New Shawnee 1941-1942 34,306
Gallatin County Coal Company Gallatin County 1943-1947 161,217
B. and W. Coal Company B. and W. No. 1 1947-1965 946,334
Mid City Coal Company, Inc. Mid City 1966-1967 Not Reported According to the Coal Report, the mine operated from March 1966 to April 1967, but production, if any, was not listed.
Total Production: 1,235,830

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351558 4-21-1967 1:1200 1:2484 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, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
ISGS field notes (Gallatin County) - Shaft location, seams, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351558, reel 03136, frames 326-328 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images