Mine Index 3283   New Coal Company,   New Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Saline unlocated
County: Saline
Quadrangle: Harrisburg
County Coal Data: Saline
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3283

Company Name: New Coal Company
Mine Name: New Mine
Start Date: 1943 End Date: August 1947
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 52
Acres after map date: 9 General Area of mining acres shown:

Much of the eastern portion of the mine was later surface-mined by Bankston Creek No. 2 (mine index 4241).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Saline 9S 6E 27 NW SW SW Not shown on accompanying map because of later surface mining. This slope was east of the air shaft.
Air shaft Saline 9S 6E 27 NW SW SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 50-75 6.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

The source map shows an area of bad top in the southwestern part of the mine.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
New Coal Company New 1943-1947 331,806
New Coal Company New 1947-1947 49,673 Production after map date
Total Production: 381,479

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352822 1-27-1947 1:2400 1:3475 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, depth, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Saline County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Saline County) - Mine type, slope location, seam.
Microfilm map, document 352822, reel 03140, frame 384 - Slope and shaft locations, mine outline, mining method, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images