Mine Index 4283   High Prairie Coal Company,   High Prairie Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Millstadt
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: No
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 4283

Company Name: High Prairie Coal Company
Mine Name: High Prairie Mine
Start Date: 1932 End Date: 1932
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 8
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Not Shown On Map. The area was later enlarged by surface-mining by Morgan mines (mine index 3589), and is not shown as a separate entity on the accompanying map.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Pit St. Clair 1S 9W 24 NE NE SE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin Surface

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
High Prairie Coal Company High Prairie 1932-1932 2,760
Total Production: 2,760

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
WPA, T1S-R9W ca. 1934 1:12000 1:52800 Secondary source

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.
WPA map, T1S-R9W - Mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

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