Mine Index 3558   Mayer Coal Company,   Mayer Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3558

Company Name: Mayer Coal Company
Mine Name: Mayer Mine
Start Date: 1934 End Date: 1938
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: Less than 1
Acres after map date: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. This mine is not shown on the accompanying map due to later surface mining by Midwest Radiant Fuel Corporation (mine index 0682).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope St. Clair 1N 9W 35 NW SE NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 40 6.0 6.3 6.16 RPB

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Millstadt Coal Company MillstadtListed in 1934 Coal Report as “Millstadt Coal Mine”; the company name was assumed to be Millstadt Coal Company, but may have been Blue Blaze Coal Company. 1934-1934 885
Blue Blaze Coal Company Blue Blaze 1934-1935 1,208
Mayer Coal Company Mayer 1935-1936 2,247
Mayer Coal Company Mayer 1936-1938 3,318 Production after map date
Total Production: 7,658

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 350989 2-5-1936 1:1200 1:1200 Not 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, slope location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 350989, reel 03134, frame 57 - Slope location, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images