Mine Index 3579   Diamond Joe Coal Company,   Diamond Joe No. 2 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: 3579

Company Name: Diamond Joe Coal Company
Mine Name: Diamond Joe No. 2 Mine
Start Date: 1904 End Date: 1916
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: Approximately 8 acres were mined by the two mines (Diamond Joe No. 1 and Diamond Joe No. 2). General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. Not shown on accompanying map due to later surface mining by the Morgan mines (mine index 3589).

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope St. Clair 1S 9W 10 SW SE SW
Air shaft St. Clair 1S 9W 10 SW SE SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 20-60 6.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Richard Grossman Grossman 1904-1905 975
Diamond Joe Coal Company Diamond Joe No. 1 and No. 2 1905-1916 43,862
Total Production: 44,837

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351115 9-5-1913 1:1200 1:1200 Not final
WPA, T1S-R9W 9-5-1913 1:12000 1:12000 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, seam, depth, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Microfilm map, document 351115, reel 03134, frame 295 - Slope & shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.
WPA map, T1S-R9W - Mine location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images