Mine Index 2757   Glen Carbon Mines, Inc.,   Glen Carbon No. 1 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Madison unlocated
County: Madison
Quadrangle: Collinsville
Monks Mound
County Coal Data: Madison
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 2757

Company Name: Glen Carbon Mines, Inc.
Mine Name: Glen Carbon No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1932 End Date: August 1958
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 181
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Madison 3N 8W 17 NE NW NE
Air shaft Madison 3N 8W 17 NE NW NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 54-60 6.0-6.8 RPP

Geological Problems Reported

Advancement was halted in the northeasternmost portion of the mine due to water in the entries and roof problems ("caved" noted on the source map).


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Glen Carbon Coal Company, Inc. Glen Carbon 1932-1943 432,900
Chapman Coal Company Chapman No. 1 1944-1951 388,499
Bluff Coal Company Bluff No. 1 1952-1955 27,714
Glen Carbon Mines, Inc. Glen Carbon No. 1 1956-1958 52,957
Total Production: 902,070

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352384 12-12-1955 1:2400 1:4303 Not final
Company map 8-20-1958 1:2400 1:2400 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Madison County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Madison County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 352384, reel 03139, frame 21 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.
Company map, loan courtesy of Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society - Mine outline (northeastern), geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images