Mine Index 3459   Arch Tallman,   Tallman No. 2 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Shelby unlocated
County: Shelby
Quadrangle: Shelbyville
County Coal Data: Shelby
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3459

Company Name: Arch Tallman
Mine Name: Tallman No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1930 End Date: 1936
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 10 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Shelby 11N 3E 13 SE SE SW A new shaft opened in 1937, using an old shaft that was 75 to 100 yards west as an air shaft. The locationdescription and timing supports the usage of Tallman No. 2 Mine for an air shaft by a later mine.


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Shelbyville 67 1.67-2.0 Underground

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Arch Tallman Tallman No. 2 1930-1936 In 1931 and 1932, production was reported under Tallman No. 1 Mine (mine index 3469). 14,793
Total Production: 14,793

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
USGS topographic map 1942 1:62500 1:62500 Secondary sources
ISGS field notes (W. A. Newton) 7-28-1937 (text only) 1:24000 The shaft location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the shaft location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Shelby County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation, seam.
Mine notes (Shelby County) - Depth, thickness.
ISGS field notes (Shelby County) - Air shaft location for mine index 4805.
USGS 15-minute topographic map, Shelbyville Quadrangle, 1942 - Shaft location.

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