Mine Index 2231   Coal Creek Coal Company,   Coal Creek Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2231

Company Name: Coal Creek Coal Company
Mine Name: Coal Creek Mine
Start Date: 1939 End Date: May 1957
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 34
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 Fulton 8N 2E 28 SE NW SE
Air shaft Fulton 8N 2E 28 SE NW SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Rock Island 49 4.5 MR{

Geological Problems Reported

Thin coal prevented westward expansion, and limited the extent of the southern protrusion.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Stevenson Brothers Stevenson No. 3 1939-1946 63,013
Ellisville Coal Company Ellisville 1946-1946 1,313
Thomas Elias Coal Company Elias 1947-1947 6,072
Cedar Creek Coal Company Cedar Creek 1947-1945 Idle 1948 to 1950 2,350
Glore and Fritz Coal Company Glore and Fritz 1951-1957 20,200
Coal Creek Coal Company Coal Creek 1957-1957 259
Total Production: 93,207

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351658 7-12-1957 1:2400 1:3475 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.
Microfilm map, document 351658, reel 03137, frame 21 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images