Mine Index 3349   Number Twelve Coal Company,   No. 12 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Sangamon unlocated
County: Sangamon
Quadrangle: Springfield West
County Coal Data: Sangamon
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3349

Company Name: Number Twelve Coal Company
Mine Name: No. 12 Mine
Start Date: 1909 End Date: 1941
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 141
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Shaft Sangamon 16N 5W 20 SE NE SE
Air / escape shaft Sangamon 16N 5W 20 SE NE SE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 180 6.0 RPP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Number Twelve Coal Company Number Twelve 1909-1920 236,730
Joseph Taylor No. 12 1920-1922 63,928
Number 12 Coal Company No. 12 1922-1923 25,000
Joseph Taylor Coal Company No. 12 1923-1927 93,071
Number 12 Coal Company No. 12 1928-1928 23,650
Joseph Taylor No. 12 1929-1932 103,697
Number Twelve Coal Company No. 12 1933-1941 207,967
Total Production: 754,043

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351224 2-29-1934 1:1200 1:2317 Not final
Microfilm, document 351203 4-1948 1:2400 1:3972 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Sangamon County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
ENR Document 85/01 - Mining method.
Mine notes (Sangamon County) - Seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351203, reel 03134, frames 371-371 (Panther Creek No. 2, Mine index 3350) - Mine outline.
Microfilm map, document 351224, reel 03134, frames 432-433 - Shaft locations.

Mine Notes

Mine Images


Additional Notes