Mine Index 2275   Little Joe Coal Company,   Little Joe Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2275

Company Name: Little Joe Coal Company
Mine Name: Little Joe Mine
Start Date: 1938 End Date: 1950
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 6
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 drift Gallatin 10S 8E 16 NW SE NE
Air drift Gallatin 10S 8E 16 NW SE NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 4.67 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
James Patton Patton No. 2 1938-1938 32
James Potter Potter No. 1 1939-1939 501
Joe Scarbrough and Company Scarbrough 1940-1940 515
Hiram Elliott Pather 1941-1941 514
James Potter Potter 1942-1947 2,623
Pulliam and Certain Pulliam and Certain 1948-1948 1,216
Berkel Brothers Little Joe 1948-1948 1,180
Frank and W. E. Berkel Coal Company Berkel 1949-1949 10,200
Little Joe Coal Company Little Joe 1950-1950 1,181
Total Production: 17,962

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351540 4-2-1950 1:1200 1:1324 Final

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, drift location, seam, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351540, reel 03136, frame 305 - Drift locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images