Mine Index 3630   Ubben Coal Company,   Ubben No. 1 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Tazewell unlocated
County: Tazewell
Quadrangle: Marquette Heights
County Coal Data: Tazewell
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3630

Company Name: Ubben Coal Company
Mine Name: Ubben No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1890 End Date: April 1938
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 197
Production Indicated Acres: 14 General Area of mining acres shown:

The area shown on the accompanying map is smaller than expected for the reported production. A general area of mining was added on the western side of the mine, which the source map indicated was worked out. Another general area of mining is shown on the accompanying map where the source map indicated a separate old mine whose works were not known or the extent delineated. Some of this area is known to be the Bohlander Mine (mine index 7389), but other operators may have worked in the vicinity.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Tazewell 24N 5W 1 NE SW SW
Air shaft Tazewell 24N 5W 1 NE SW SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 95 4.83 RPP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Louis Grant and Sons Grant No. 2 1890-1894 41,415
Grant Brothers Grant No. 2 1894-1895 9,300
L. Grant and Sons Grant 1895-1900 86,685
Grant Brothers Grant 1900-1902 23,799
L. Grant and Sons Grant 1902-1904 16,800
Grant Brothers Grant 1904-1910 111,051
Ubben Coal Company Ubben No. 1 1910-1936 868,402
Ubben Coal Company Ubben No. 1 1936-1938 59,744Production after map date
Total Production: 1,217,196

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352854 1-7-1936 1:2400 1:4634 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Tazewell County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Tazewell County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351418, reel 03136, frame 53 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

https://wikiimage.isgs.illinois.edu/ilmines/tazewell/thumbnails/m3630_th.jpgThese files may not be true to scale and are not georgistered. Map Type: Microfilm
Map ID: 352854 03140, 471, 28x
Company: Ubben Coal Company
Mine Name:
Map Date: 1-7-1936
Map Status: Not Final
Image Credit:
More Info: M3630
Full Res Download:These files are true to scale and most are georegistered for gis software. These files may be a very large (>1GB) download! https://wikiimage.isgs.illinois.edu/ilmines/tazewell/m3630.zip