Mine Index 3633   Uncle Sam Coal Mining Company,   Uncle Sam Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Tazewell unlocated
County: Tazewell
Quadrangle: Peoria East
County Coal Data: Tazewell
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 3633

Company Name: Uncle Sam Coal Mining Company
Mine Name: Uncle Sam Mine
Start Date: Circa 1917 End Date: 1918
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Mine Tazewell 25N 4W 3 NW SW NE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 93 4.0 10.0

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Uncle Sam Coal Mining Company The location and mine name are from the mine notes, which also stated that the mine was “not yet operating” in June 1918. The Coal Reports never listed a company of this name, and no unlocated mines (see the back of this report) began production in 1919, 1920 or 1921. The mine may have never operated. Uncle Sam circa 1917-1918

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Mine notes 11-6-1917 (text only) 1:24000The mine location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the mine location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Tazewell County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Tazewell County) - Mine name, location, seam, depth, thickness.

Mine Notes

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