Mine Index 5569   Bates and Price,   Bates and Price Mine

Unlocated Mines In: Henry unlocated
County: Henry
Quadrangle: Kewanee North
County Coal Data: Henry
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 5569

Company Name: Bates and Price
Mine Name: Bates and Price Mine
Start Date: Unknown End Date: Unknown
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 12 acres shown as a general area of mining.
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:

The area shown is the general location of the mine only and cannot be related to production figures.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Drift Henry 15N 5E 9 E½ NW
Escape shaft Henry 15N 5E 9 NE SE NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 4.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Bates and Price Bates and Price 1920-1936 none Bates Brothers and Bates and Price operated mines in 1920, 1926, and 1933-1936. The locations and production totals at the locations of these mines are uncertain. The reported production for all locations totaled 18,281 tons.

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Federal Land Bank Report A microfilm map exists, but it has no reference points, scale or date. 8-1935 1:125000 1:125000 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Henry County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Federal Land Bank Report (Henry County) - General area of mining.
Microfilm map, document 351507, reel 03136, frame 260 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images