Mine Index 2100   L. S. Robinson,   Plainview Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Fulton unlocated
County: Fulton
Quadrangle: Ipava
County Coal Data: Fulton
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 2100

Company Name: L. S. Robinson
Mine Name: Plainview Mine
Start Date: 1936 End Date: 1940
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 7
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Fulton 4N 2E 8 NW SW NW
Air shaft Fulton 4N 2E 8 NW SW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 25-33 5.5-6.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
A. H. Thomas Plainview 1936-1939 The production shown is too small for the area shown on the source map. It is likely that the mine operated before 1936, perhaps under different ownership. 2,194
L. S. Robinson Plainview 1939-1940 1,440
L. S. Robinson Plainview 1940-1940 637 Production after map date
Total Production: 4,271

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS map library, 4103.F8 i5.1-19 2-6-1940 1:1200 1:1200 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Fulton County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Fulton County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness.
Mine Inspector's reports, courtesy of Joe Pelc, IDNR - Mine type, seam, thickness.
Company map, ISGS map library, 4103.F8 i5.1-19 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

https://go.illinois.edu/ILMImages/fulton/thumbnails/m2100_geo_th.jpgThese files may not be true to scale and are not georgistered. Map Type: Company
Map ID: 4103.F8 i5.1-19
Company: L. S. Robinson
Mine Name:
Map Date: 02-06-1940
Map Status: Not Final
Image Credit:
More Info: M2100 geo
Full Res Download:These files are true to scale and most are georegistered for gis software. These files may be a very large (>1GB) download! https://go.illinois.edu/ILMImages/fulton/m2100 geo.zip