Mine Index 2282   Gilbert Milligan,   Milligan Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 2282

Company Name: Gilbert Milligan
Mine Name: Milligan Mine
Start Date: 1938 End Date: 1950
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 1
Acres after map date: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Most of this mine was later surface-mined 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 17 SE SW NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 30 4.67 Underground

Geological Problems Reported

The source map indicates that the northern part of the mine and some rooms on the eastern side are old works and they had caved.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Frank McDonald McDonald 1938-1939 Idle 1939 478
W. H. McDonald McDonald No. 2 1940-1945 Idle 1941 and 1943 833
Gilbert Millikin Millikin 1945-1945 32
W. H. McDonald McDonald 1946-1947 1,300
Gilbert Milligan Milligan 1948-1948 794
Gilbert Miligan Miligan 1948-1950 1,944 Production after map date
Total Production: 5,381

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351551 10-8-1948 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 (Gallatin County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Gallatin County) - Mine type, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351551, reel 03136, frame 319 - Slope location, mine outline, mining method, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images