Mine Index 7258   Becker Brothers,   Becker 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: 7258

Company Name: Becker Brothers
Mine Name: Becker Mine
Start Date: 1885 End Date: 1898
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: 7 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft Tazewell 25N 4W 5 NW NWThe section is irregular, approximately 1.5 miles in the north-south direction by 1 mile in the east-west direction. The mine is located approximately 750 FNL, 100 FWL.

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 40-60 4.17-4.5 RP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
M. Duffy Duffy 1885-1886 500
Henry Doring Doring 1886-1889 2,105
George Wieland Wieland 1889-1892 6,677
Morritz Brothers Morritz 1892-1893 1,740
Becker Brothers Becker 1893-1898 17,923
Total Production: 28,945

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Plat Book of Tazewell County 1891 1:45257 1:45257 Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, mine type, seam, depth, thickness, mining method.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Tazewell County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Ogle, G. A. & Co., 1891, Plat Book of Tazewell County, Illinois, Chicago: Occidental Publishing Company, 101p. - Shaft location.

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