Mine Index 3350   Panther Creek Mines, Inc.,   Panther Creek No. 2 Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3350

Company Name: Panther Creek Mines, Inc.
Mine Name: Panther Creek No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1900 End Date: 1948
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 883
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 21 NE SE SW
Air shaft Sangamon 16N 5W 21 NE NE NW
Air / escape shaft Sangamon 16N 5W 21 NE SE SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 200 5.8 5.6 RPP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Lincoln Park Coal and Brick Company Peanut 1900-1926 1,451,142
Panther Creek Mines, Inc. Panther Creek No. 2 1927-1948 1,765,684
Total Production: 3,216,826

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351208 Map of Panther Creek No. 5 (mine index 3351), used for location of air shaft in north half of section 21. 4-15-1952 1:2400 1:5297 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) - Depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351203, reel 03134, frames 370-372 - Shaft locations, mine outline.
Microfilm map, document 351208, reel 03134, frame 393 - Shaft location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images