Mine Index 3284   Bankston Creek Collieries Company,   Bankston Creek No. 4 Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3284

Company Name: Bankston Creek Collieries Company
Mine Name: Bankston Creek No. 4 Mine
Start Date: 1939 End Date: January 1947
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 449
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

The southern part of this mine was later surface-mined by Bankston Creek No. 2 Mine (mine index 4241).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Saline 9S 6E 27 NE SW NE
Air / escape shaft Saline 9S 6E 26 NW SW NW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 75 5.17-5.33 RPP

Geological Problems Reported

Several northwest-southeast trending faults were present in the mine.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Bankston Creek Collieries Company Bankston Creek No. 4 1939-1947 2,388,845
Total Production: 2,388,845

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352800 1-13-1947 1:2400 1:3972 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 352800, reel 03140, frames 346 and 347 - Slope and shaft locations, mine outline, mining method, geologic problems.

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