Mine Index 0783   White Rose Coal Company,   White Rose Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 0783

Company Name: White Rose Coal Company
Mine Name: White Rose Mine
Start Date: 1895 End Date: 1942
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 119
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 St. Clair 1N 8W 29 NE SW SE
Air shaft St. Clair 1N 8W 29 NE SW SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 97-110 6.0-6.5 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Conrad Reeb Reeb 1895-1901 26,488
Reeb Brothers Reeb 1901-1905 Idle 1904 and 1905 7,000
Conrad Reeb Reeb 1905-1906 400
Bretz and Schilling White Rose 1906-1919 191,859
White Rose Mining Company White Rose 1919-1924 93,572
Bretz and Schilling White Rose 1924-1928 67,182
White Rose Coal Company White Rose 1928-1929 11,351
East Bell Coal Company White Rose 1929-1937 239,341
White Rose Coal Company White Rose 1937-1942 94,334
Total Production: 731,527

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Company, 4103.S31 i5.1-22 12-14-1942 1:2400 1:2400 Final
Microfilm, document 351041 3-3-1938 1:2400 1:4634 Secondary source

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.
Company map, ISGS map library, 4103.S31 i5.1-22 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Thickness, depth, seam, mine type, shaft location.
Microfilm map, document 351041, reel 03134, frames 130-132, map of Radium Mine (mine index 0502) - Mine outline (northwestern).

Mine Notes

Mine Images