Mine Index 91790004a   John Chamberlain,   Blue Town Mine

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Unlocated.jpg Unlocated Mines In: Tazewell unlocated
County: Tazewell
Quadrangle: Peoria East
County Coal Data: Tazewell
Shown On Map: No
Unlocated: Yes
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Mine Index Number: 91790004a

Company Name: John Chamberlain
Mine Name: Blue Town Mine
Start Date: 1878 End Date: 1888
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown:
Acres after map date: General Area of mining acres shown:
This Mine is unlocated and does not appear on the map.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Shaft Tazewell

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Springfield 60-95 4.0-4.5 RP

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
George Millard Blue Town 1878-1885 4,529
Chamberlain and Workman Blue Town 1885-1887 1,940
John Chamberlain Blue Town 1887-1888 1,000
Total Production: 7,469

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type

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