Mine Index 3636   Manhattan Coal and Mining Company,   Manhattan 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: 3636

Company Name: Manhattan Coal and Mining Company
Mine Name: Manhattan Mine
Start Date: 1900 End Date: 1939
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 215The area shown on the accompanying map is smaller than expected for the reported production. The mine should be approximately 260 acres. The general area of mining on the western side of the mine (see the accompanying map) covers the oldest works that were not shown on the source maps.
Production Indicated Acres: 24 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main slope Tazewell 25N 4W 5 SW NE NE
Air shaft Tazewell 25N 4W 5 SE NE NE
Slope Tazewell 25N 4W 4 NW NE NW
Air shaft Tazewell 25N 4W 4 SE NE NW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 50-60 4.0-4.5 RPP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Manhattan Coal Company Manhattan 1900-1905 18,222
Manhattan Fuel Company Manhattan 1905-1907Idle 1907 7,000
M. Marteness and Fisher Manhattan 1907-1909 4,000
Marion Marteness Manhattan 1909-1914 36,105
Manhattan Coal Company Manhattan 1914-1921 106,600
Rainy and Thompson Manhattan 1921-1922 39,311
Manhattan Coal and Mining Company The mine was reported under the name H. Hindson, the district mine inspector, in 1931. The reported ownership of this mine appears to be an error. According to Martin Crane, Thomas Thompson was the owner of Manhattan Coal and Mining Company. Manhattan 1922-1938 768,966
Manhattan Coal and Mining Company Manhattan 1938-1939 91,452Production after map date
Total Production: 1,071,656

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 352864 7-19-1912 1:1200 1:1490 Not final
Microfilm, document 352865 9-1938 1:2400 1:3972 Not final
Company, state archive 10-1932 1:2400 1:2400 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Tazewell County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Tazewell County) - Mine type, seam, depth.
Microfilm map, document 352864, reel 03140, frame 491 - Slope/shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.
Microfilm map, document 352865, reel 03140, frame 492 - Slope/shaft locations, mine outline (southern).
Company map, state archive, MSHA_682 - Mine outline (western).

Mine Notes

Mine Images

[[:Manhattan|Manhattan]]These files may not be true to scale and are not georgistered. Map Type: Microfilm
Map ID: 352865 3140 492, 24x
Company: Manhattan Coal and Mining Company
Mine Name: Manhattan
Caption:
Map Date: 09/1938
Map Status: Not Final
Image Credit:
Note:
More Info: M3636b
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/mm3636b.zip
[[:Manhattan|Manhattan]]These files may not be true to scale and are not georgistered. Map Type: Microfilm
Map ID: 352864 3140 491, 18x
Company:
Mine Name: Manhattan
Caption:
Map Date: 07/19/1912
Map Status: Not Final
Image Credit:
Note:
More Info: M3636a
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/m3636a.zip
[[:Manhattan|Manhattan]]These files may not be true to scale and are not georgistered. Map Type: State Archive
Map ID: msha_682_01
Company: Manhattan Coal and Mining Company
Mine Name: Manhattan
Caption:
Map Date: 10/1932
Map Status: Not Final
Image Credit:
Note:
More Info: M3636 msha682 geo
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/m3636 msha682 geo.zip

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