Mine Index 0849   M. and L. Coal Company,   M. and L. Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 0849

Company Name: M. and L. Coal Company
Mine Name: M. and L. Mine
Start Date: 1948 End Date: February 1958
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None Production indicates approximately 5 acres were mined.
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 The Coal Section mine notes indicate the air shaft was located halfway up the hill. Gallatin 10S 9E 22 SW SW SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 38 4.67-5.0 Underground

Geological Problems Reported

Numerous concretions were encountered and caused such difficulty that they contributed to the abandonment of the mine.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Ross Glover Glover 1948-1955 Idle 1949-1955 50
B. and W. Coal Company Operated by Lawrence Boutwell B. and W. No. 2 1956-1956 410
Ohio Valley Coal Company Ohio Valley No. 1 1956-1956 300
M. and L. Coal Company M. and L. 1956-1958 21,953
Total Production: 22,713

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
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, slope and air shaft locations, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
USGS topographic map, Shawneetown Quadrangle, 1959, photorevised 1990 - Slope location.
Field Notes, Geology of Shawneetown and Vicinity, pages 122-123 - Mine location, ownership.

Mine Notes

Mine Images