Mine Index 2270   Hickory Hill Coal Company,   Hickory Hill Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2270

Company Name: Hickory Hill Coal Company
Mine Name: Hickory Hill Mine
Start Date: 1941 End Date: 1946
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 5
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

This mine was later partially surface mined by the Eagle Surface Mine (mine index 883) and the Richardson No. 5 Mine (mine index 2284).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Gallatin 10S 8E 24 SW NE NE
Air shaft Gallatin 10S 8E 24 SE NE NE


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

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Hickory Hill Coal Company Hickory HillSome ISGS maps have designated this mine “New Hickory Hill Mine” to distinguish this mine from Logan Highway Coal Company’s Hickory Hill Mine (mine index 648), which closed in 1941. 1941-1942 14,902
Hickory Hill Coal Company Hickory Hill 1942-1946 The mine changed ownership in 1943 but continued to operate under the same name. 19,012 Production after map date
Total Production: 33,914

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351533 9-19-1942 1:1200 1:2152 Not final
Coal Section files, 6-205 5-1-1977 1:1200 1:1200 Secondary source The mined area shown on the accompanying map is the approximate size expected for the reported production. This suggests that the mine outline is complete.

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 location, seam.
Microfilm map, document 351533, reel 03136, frame 298 - Slope and shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.
Coal Section files, 6-205, map of the Eagle Surface Mine (mine index 883) - Mine outline.

Mine Notes

Mine Images