Mine Index 2532   William Treasure,   Treasure Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Kankakee unlocated
County: Kankakee
Quadrangle: Essex
County Coal Data: Kankakee
Shown On Map: No
Unlocated: No
For more information about Longwall Mining See: History of Longwall Coal Mining In Illinois

Mine Index Number: 2532

Company Name: William Treasure
Mine Name: Treasure Mine
Start Date: 1889 End Date: 1900
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 4 General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. This mine was later stripped out by Northern Mine (mine index 0834) and is not shown on the accompanying map.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Kankakee 31N 9E 8 NW SW NW


For more information about Longwall Mining See: History of Longwall Coal Mining In Illinois
Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Colchester 63-67 2.67-2.83 LW (old longwall)

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Thomas Treasure Treasure 1889-1894 8,390
Barker and Runcei Barker and Runcei 1894-1895 3,000
William Treasure Treasure 1895-1900 7,522
Total Production: 18,912

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
ISGS map library, 4103 i5.1-19 7-1-1950 1:4800 1:4800 Secondary source
Ridings (Jim) 2003 (text only) 1:24000 Secondary Source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, seam, depth, thickness, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Kankakee County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
ISGS map library, 4103 i5.1-19, map of Northern Mine (mine index 834) - Shaft location.
Ridings (Jim), County West, A Sesquicentennial History of Kankakee County West, 2003 - General mine location.

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