Mine Index 3605   New St. Clair Coal Company,   New St. Clair Mine

Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: French Village
Monks Mound
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3605

Company Name: New St. Clair Coal Company
Mine Name: New St. Clair Mine
Start Date: 1928 End Date: 1939
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 36
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 St. Clair 2N 8W 17 NW SE NE


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 95 5.75 RPB

Geological Problems Reported

"Squeeze" is noted on the source map in the northern and western parts of the mine. The "very old works" are also designated as filled with water in the southwestern part of the mine.


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
New St. Clair Coal Company New St. Clair 1928-1939 146,828 The source map for this mine shows an area labeled "very old works", indicating that mining took place at this location prior to 1928. The extent of these old works is unknown. Text was added to the accompanying map to show the location of the old works.
Total Production: 146,828

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351019 7-1939 1:1200 1:2317 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.
Microfilm map, document 351019, reel 03134, frame 96 - Shaft location, mine outline, mining method.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Thickness, depth, seam, mine type, shaft location.

Mine Notes

Mine Images