Mine Index 3486   Schubert Coal Company,   Schubert No. 1 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Lebanon
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3486

Company Name: Schubert Coal Company
Mine Name: Schubert No. 1 Mine
Start Date: Pre 1882 End Date: April 1956
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 155
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft (5'x10') St. Clair 1N 6W 32 650 FNL, 260 FWL
Air shaft St. Clair 1N 6W 32 NW NW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 157-165 6.5 7.5 7.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

Very few problems were experienced here, with limestone roof over much of the mine. Clod was present, which tended to come down with the coal.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Mascoutah Coal Company Mascoutah pre1882-1884 17,635 Production and ownership prior to 1882 unknown. ISGS mine notes indicate the mine may have been active in the early 1870s. The Coal Report of 1882 indicates 5 acres mined.
James Beatty Beatty 1884-1905 74,363
John Beatty Coal Company Beatty 1905-1927 83,268 Production not reported in 1922 for mines producing less than 10,000 tons. Idle 1922 to 1927.
Schubert Coal Company Schubert No. 1 1927-1956 Abandoned mine re-opened 688,862
Total Production: 864,128

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351162 7-23-1956 1:960 1:1589 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness, abandonment date.
Microfilm map, document 351162, reel 03134, frames 302-304 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images