Mine Index 3914   George Andrew,   Andrew Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3914

Company Name: George Andrew
Mine Name: Andrew Mine
Start Date: 1937 End Date: 1942
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 3
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 Washington 1S 4W 28 SE NW NW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 315 8.3 MRP

Geological Problems Reported

The roof was limestone. The blue band was 14 inches above the floor. About 10% of the seam was described as “dirt” (probably high ash coal or shale bands within the seam).

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Bierman and Arrowsmith Bierman and Arrowsmith 1937-1939 Idle 1938 & 1939. The mine notes indicate William Frank was the property owner, and the mine was referred to as New Okawville Mine. The source map referred to this mine as the William Frank Mine. The 1937 production was listed only in the mine notes (not the Coal Report). 150 Idle 1938 & 1939. The mine notes indicate William Frank was the property owner, and the mine was referred to as New Okawville Mine. The source map referred to this mine as the William Frank Mine. The 1937 production was listed only in the mine notes (not the Coal Report).
Community Coal Company Community 1940-1942 11,221
George Andrew Andrew 1942-1942 439

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 353034 3-8-1943 1:1200 1:2069 Final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Washington County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Washington County) - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness, geologic problems.
Microfilm map, document 353034, reel 03141, frame 216 - Shaft location, mine outline, mining method.

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