Mine Index 2273   Green Hill Coal Company,   Green Hill Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2273

Company Name: Green Hill Coal Company
Mine Name: Green Hill Mine
Start Date: 1920 End Date: September 1952
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 7
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. This mine is not shown on the accompanying map because of later surface mining by the I-1 Surface Mine (mine index 1004).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Gallatin 10S 8E 15 NW SE NW
Air shaft Gallatin 10S 8E 15 NW SE NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 12 4.83 RPB

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
W. B. Dickson Dickson 1920-1939 Idle 1921, idle or produced less than 10,000 tons in 1922, and production not reported 1930-1933 for mines producing less than 1,000 tons per year. 5,422
Roy Bybee and Son Bybee 1940-1940 414
Arthur Bybee Green 1941-1941 601
Frank Green Green 1942-1942 1,208
Harrison-Allen Coal Company Harrison-Allen 1943-1946 Idle 1944-1946 123
Green Hill Coal Company Green Hill 1947-1952 17,922
Total Production: 25,690

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351538 2-28-1953 1:1200 1:993 Final
Coal Section files 6-7-1986 1:4800 1:4800 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 location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351538, reel 03136, frame 303 - Slope and shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.
Coal Section files, map of Lovilia Mine (mine index 999) - Georegistration aid.

Mine Notes

Mine Images