Mine Index 0764   National Mining Company,   National Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 0764

Company Name: National Mining Company
Mine Name: National Mine
Start Date: 1956 End Date: July 1958
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 3
Acres after map date: 12 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Tipple Gallatin 9S 8E 23 NE NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 4.75 Surface

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Carl Wenzel Construction Company Wenzel Pit No. 1 1956-1956 924
Carl Wenzel Construction Company Wenzel Pit No. 2 1956-1956 18,402
Carl Wenzel Construction Company Wenzel Pit No. 3 1956-1956 22,664
Liberty Coal Company Liberty No. 3 1957-1957 10,800
Carl Wenzel Construction Company Wenzel No. 3 1957-1957 2,000
National Mining Company National 1958-1958 5,623
Total Production: 60,413

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS map library, 4102 a-7, sheet 1 1983 1:24000 1:24000 Secondary source
USGS topographic map PR 1990 1:24000 1:24000 Secondary source

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, mine location, seam, thickness, mining method.
ISGS map library, 4102 a-7, sheet 1, work map for Equality Quadrangle Geologic Map - Mine location.
USGS topographic map, Equality Quadrangle, 1959, photorevised 1990 - Mine outline.

Mine Notes

Mine Images