Mine Index 3319   Harrisburg Coal Mining Company,   Harrisburg No. 4 Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3319

Company Name: Harrisburg Coal Mining Company
Mine Name: Harrisburg No. 4 Mine
Start Date: 1925 End Date: 1927
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 531 The boundary between O’Gara No. 14 Mine (mine index 128) and Harrisburg No. 4 Mine could not be distinguished, and the acreage shown is for both mines. Harrisburg No. 4 Mine also mined some pillars in O’Gara No. 14, and Harrisburg No. 2 Mine (mine index 3320) surface-mined the southern part of the underground works.
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Partially surface mined by Harrisburg No. 2 Mine (mine index 3320).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Saline 10S 6E 6 NE NE NENot shown on accompanying map because of later surface mining.


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 6.0 9.0 6.42-7.0 MRP, HER

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Harrisburg Coal Mining Company Harrisburg No. 4 1925-1927 336,482
Total Production: 336,482

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Mine notes Undated (text only) 1:24000Point plotted onto 1:24,000 USGS quadrangle and digitized. Secondary source
Microfilm, document 352777 7-1-1927 1:1200 1:2483 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, mine type, seam, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Saline County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Saline County) - Slope location, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 352777, reel 03140, frames 299-301 - Mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images