Mine Index 4285   Consolidated Coal Company of St. Louis,   Union Mine

Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Millstadt
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 4285

Company Name: Consolidated Coal Company of St. Louis
Mine Name: Union Mine
Start Date: 1883 End Date: 1893
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 15
Acres after map date: 10 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft St. Clair 1S 9W 15 NW NW NW
Air shaft St. Clair 1S 9W 15 NW NW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 45-55 5.5-6.5 RPB

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Union Coal Company Union 1883-1884 120
Millstadt Union Coal Company Union 1884-1887 27,377
Union Coal Company Union 1887-1889 38,042
Union Coal Company Union 1889-1889 5,958 Production after map date
Millstadt Union Coal Company Union 1889-1890 15,753 Production after map date
Union Coal Company Union 1890-1892 18,244 Production after map date
Consolidated Coal Company of St. Louis Union 1892-1893 3,048 Production after map date
Total Production: 108,542

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351014 4-5-1889 1:960 1:1457 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, seam, depth, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (St. Clair County) - Mine type, shaft locations, seam.
Microfilm map, document 351014, reel 03134, frame 88 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images