Mine Index 3320   Harrisburg Coal Mining Company,   Harrisburg No. 2 Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3320

Company Name: Harrisburg Coal Mining Company
Mine Name: Harrisburg No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1923 End Date: 1927
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 250This area includes approximately 13 acres mined by New Oak Hill No. 3 Mine (mine index 3289), 160 acres mined by Blue Bird No. 1 Mine (mine index 610) and 77 acres mined by Harrisburg No. 2 Mine (mine index 3320).
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Tipple / pit Saline 10S 6E 6 SW NE NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 50 6.0-6.58 Surface

Geological Problems Reported

A northwest-southeast trending dike prevented mining for an approximately one-half-mile width.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Harrisburg Coal Mining Company Harrisburg No. 2 1923-1927 848,123
Total Production: 848,123

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352777 7-1-1927 1:1200 1:2483 Final
USGS topographic map PR 1990 1:24000 1:24000 Secondary source

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 location, seam.
ISGS field notes (Saline County) - Mining method, geologic problems.
Microfilm map, document 352777, reel 03140, frames 299-301 - Mine location, mine outline, mining method.
USGS topographic map, photorevised 1990 - Mine outline.

Mine Notes

Mine Images