Mine maps from Old Ben Coal Co. archives

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Coal Section
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mostly rolled, various sizes and scales
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**Stored separately from the Map Room, contact the Coal Section to obtain**
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Mine index no. 13 and 16, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis, nos. 9 & 10, 5'x6', canvas, undated. Jackson County, 8S 2W 34 Mine index no. 25, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis, Star Mine, 3' x 5', linen, October 1893. Peoria County, 8N 7E 10 Mine Index no. 50, Old Ben Coal Co. No. 16, 2@ 4' x 7.5', 2@ 26" x 4', 2 sheets full scale and 2 sheets reduced, June 1924/final. Franklin County, 5S 1E 13,24 & 5S 2E 17,18,19,20 Mine Index no. 50, Old Ben Coal Co., No. 16, 3.5' x 7.5', linen, June 30, 1924/final. Franklin County, 5S 1E 13,24 & 5S 2E 17,18,19,20 Mine Index no. 53, Zeigler Coal Co. No. 1, 2' x 3', linen, older parts of mine retain all detail, November 1, 1908. Franklin County Mine Index no. 53 & 145, Zeigler Coal Co. nos. 1 & 2, 3.75' x 7', linen, 2 sheets, 1949. Franklin County, 7S 1 & 2 E Mine Index no. 53 & 145, Zeigler Coal Co. no. 1, operated by Bell & Zoller, 5' x 13', canvas, 2 sheets, retains detail not shown on other maps, No. 1 = January 1949, No. 2 = January 1933. Franklin County Mine Index no. 145, Zeigler Coal Co. No. 2, operated by Bell & Zoller, 3.5' x 9', linen, June 27, 1945/final. Franklin County, 7S 1, 2E Mine Index no. 53 & 145, perhaps part of 858, Zeigler Coal Co. nos. 1, 2 & 3, 5' x 12', canvas, undated. Franklin & Williamson Counties, 7S 1E 36 & 8S 2E 6, 8S 1E 1 Mine Index no. 56, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 19, 5' x 6', blueline, June 30, 1924/final. Franklin County Mine Index no. 56, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 19, 38" x 8', linen, June 30, 1924/final. Franklin County Mine Index no. 58 (some 665), Old Ben Coal Co. no. 12 (parts no. 14), 3.5' X 5', linen, 3 sheets, June 30, 1929. Franklin County 6S 2E 19,30, 6S 1E 24,25 Mine Index nos. 59 & 155, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 17, 1@ 5' x 6', 2@ 5' x 3', linen, 3 sheets, January 14, 1928. Williamson County Mine Index no. 63, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis No. 8, 3.5' x 5', linen, July 1, 1924. Williamson County Mine Index no. 63, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis No. 8, 5'x9'; 4.5'x8', canvas; blueline, August 14, 1918. Williamson County 8S 1E 10,11,14,15,22,23 Mine Index no. 64, Hafer Washed Coal Co. No. 3, 6'x5.5', canvas, March 1924. Williamson County 8S 1E 36 Mine Index no. 68, Bell & Zoller Coal Co. No. 15, 4'x7', linen, 4 sheets, May 11, 1951/final. Macoupin County Mine Index no. 136, Old Ben Coal Co. No. 22, 5'x8', linen, 3 sheets, February 1, 1960/final. Franklin County Mine Index no. 140, Black Star Coal Co., Logan No. 1, 3'x5', blueline, tracing & blueline of traced copy, November 9, 1929. Franklin County 6S 3E 36 & 7S 3E 1 Mine Index no. 143, Old Ben Coal Co. No. 8, 28"x3', linen, 3 sheets, February 27, 1952/final. Franklin County Mine Index no. 148, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis, Lake Creek, 5'x8', canvas, undated. Williamson County Mine Index no. 155, Old Ben Coal Co. No. 18, 42"x5', linen, 2 sheets, December 31, 1935/final. Williamson County 8S 2E 1,2,11,12,13; 8S 3E 5,6,7,8; 7S 2E 36 Mine Index no. 155, Old Ben Coal Co. No. 18, 5'x12', canvas, colored, December 31, 1935/final. Williamson County 8S 2E 1,2,11,12,13; 8S 3E 5,6,7,8; 7S 2E 36 Mine Index no. 165, Sunnyside Coal Co., 3.5'x5', blueline, January 31, 1920. Williamson County 8S 1E 23,24,25,26,35,36 Mine Index no. 189 Bell & Zoller Coal Co., Staunton No. 7, 3.5'x4.5', linen, February 19, 1952/final. Macoupin County Mine Index no. 189, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis, No. 7, 3.5'x7', canvas, July 1, 1950, good geological notes on entries. Macoupin County Mine Index no. 189, Ellsworth Coal Co., No. 7, 3'x5', linen, December 1885, retains detail on old workings. Macoupin County Mine Index no. 189, Ellsworth Coal Co., No. 7, 3'x4', linen, February 1883, extended to January 3, 1884. Macoupin County 7N 6W Mine Index no. 189 & 68, Consolidated Coal Co. Nos. 7 & 15, 2'x4', canvas and linen, panels, uncertain if these are complete mines or a complete set of panels, sheets 1,2,3,4,5,9,10,11,12,13,16,18,19,20,21, undated. Macoupin County Mine Index no. 2896, 189, 2897, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Anchor, Bell & Zoller No. 7, & Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 5, 6'x4', blueline, February 19, 1952. Macoupin County, 7N-6W-21 Mine index no. 190, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 14, 3'x8', canvas, 2 sheets, January 14, 1912. Macoupin County, kept for good geological information on map Mine index no. 190, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 14, 6'x4', linen, 1915 extensions posted. Macoupin County Mine index no. 195, Nokomis Coal Co. Reliance Mine, 9.5'x12', canvas, January 8, 1953/final. Montgomery County, 10N-2W-27,34,28,33 Mine index no. 201 (includes 3600, 3601), Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 17, 4'x5', linen (folded), January 20, 1920. St. Clair County, 2N-8W. Retains north part of mine, geologic notes included Mine index no. 201, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 17, 4'x7', linen (folded), April 21, 1927. St. Clair County. North part of mine not included Mine index no. 201 (includes 3600, 3601 & Bartlett shaft), Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 17, 6'x5' and 6'4', canvas, 2 copies, undated. St. Clair County Mine index no. 201 and 3601, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis no. 17, 1.5'x2', blueline and linen (check), September, 1923. St. Clair County. Incomplete, section 4 only Mine index no. 208 (with 3184), Great Western Coal Co., Tilden & Crystal Mines, 7'x6', March 12, 1924. Randolph County, 3 & 4S-5W Mine index no. 428 (433 & 421), Old Ben Coal Col. no. 15, 30"x8' to 12', linen, 3 sheets, January 30, 1954/final. Franklin County Mine index no. 433, Interstate Coal Co. mine no. 21, 32"x4', canvas, March 26, 1938/final. Franklin County Mine index no. 433, Interstate Coal Co. mine no. 21, 3'x3', linen, March 26, 1938/final. Franklin County Mine index no. 434, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 10, 28"x5.5', linen, 2 sheets, June 30, 1929. Franklin County, 6S-1E Mine index no. 434, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 10, 5'x7', blueline, 3 sheets, June 28, 1921. Franklin County, 6S-1E Mine index no. 437, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 20, 3'x4.5', linen, 3 sheets, March 29, 1927. Williamson County Mine index no. 437, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 20, 4.5'x7', linen, March 1927. Williamson County Mine index no. 447, Bell and Zoller Coal Co., Jefferson no. 20, 3'x8', linen, 2 sheets, October 20, 1951/final. Jefferson County, 4S-2E-15 Mine index no. 448, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 9, 3 sheets @ 3.5'x5', 1 @ 3.5'x12', linen, 4 sheets, February 15, 1968/final. Franklin County, T7S-R3E-16,17,20,21,27,28,29,32,33,34 Mine index no. 449, Freeman Mining Co., Bobby Dick Mine, 6'x7', paper, June 25, 1939. Williamson County, 8S-2E Mine index no. 454, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis, Big Muddy no. 7, 5.5'x7', canvas, January 14, 1922. Williamson County, 8S-2E Mine index no. 454, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis, Big Muddy no. 7, 5'x7', paper, April 1, 1940. Williamson County, 8S-2E-20 Mine index no. 662, Zeigler Coal Co. no. 4, 3.5'x6', canvas, 3 sheets, undated. Williamson County Mine index no. 662, Zeigler Coal Co. no. 4, 3.5'x9', mylar, undated. Williamson County Mine index no. 665, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 14, 5'x8', linen, 3 sheets, June 24, 1960/final. Franklin County, 6S-2E-10,15,16,17,27,28,29,30,32,33,34 Mine index no. 665, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 14, 30"x5', linen, 3 sheets, June 24, 1960/final. Franklin County, 6S-2E-10,15,16,17,27,28,29,30,32,33,34 Mine index no. 666, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 11, 1@26"x6', the other much smaller, linen, 2 sheets, January 1, 1954/final. Franklin County, 6S-1E-14,15, parts 13,16,21,22 Mine index no. 666, Old Ben Coal Co. no. 11, , 5'x4', linen, 4 sheets, June 1, 1954/final. Franklin County, 6S-1E-14,15, parts 13,16,21,22 Mine index no. 716, Alladin Coal Co., 32"x3', very fragile, yellowed wax paper look, February 1938. Perry County, 4S-1W-29 Mine index no. 761, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Mt. Olive no. 8, 3.5'x5', linen, March 31, 1914/final. Macoupin County, 7N-6w-11,12 Mine index no. 761, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Mt. Olive no. 8, 1.5'x2', linen, June 1922/final. Macoupin County, 7N-6W-11, hoisting shaft Mine index no. 73 & 762, Mt. Olive & Staunton Coal Co. no. 2, 2.5'x3', linen, November 4, 1915. Macoupin and Madison Counties Mine index no. 763 & 2908 (CCCstl Dorsey mine), Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Gillespie Mine, 5'x4', linen, December 30, 1909/final. Macoupin County, 8 N-7,8 W Mine index no. 786, Ridge Prairie Coal Mine/Consolidated CC St. Louis, 30"x36", linen, undated, after 1914. St. Clair County, 2N-8W-26 Mine index no. 790, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Richland mine, 1.5'x3', linen (fragile), November 5, 1909. St. Clair County, 1N-8W Mine index no. 843, Gillespie Coal Co., east side only, 4'x4', linen, December 31, 1965. Macoupin County Mine index no. 847, Freeman Coal Co. Orient no. 5, 3'x3.5', blueline, 2 sheets, December 15, 1972/final. Franklin County Mine index no. 858, Bell & Zoller Coal Co., Zeigler no. 3, 5'x6', canvas, 2 sheets, 1966. Williamson County, 8S-1E Mine index no. 863 (& 134), Old Ben Coal Co. no. 21, 3.5'x8' to 10', mylar, 6 sheets, March 26, 1990/final. Franklin County, 5S-1&2E Mine index no. 866 (includes some of mi 136), Old Ben Coal Co. no. 24, 5.5'x5', 5.5'x11', canvas, 2 sheets, undated. Franklin County Mine index no. 882, Fred C. Morgan Mines, Pit A, Pit B, Wicker Hendrickson pit, 2'x3', blueline, 2 sheets, May 1954. Williamson County, 9S-2E-3,4,9,10,8 Mine index no. 2044, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Breese Mine, 3'x4', linen, February 16, 1904. Clinton County Mine index no. 2047, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Trenton no. 1, 38"x4', blueline, undated. Clinton County, 2N-5W-29 Mine index no. 2493 & 4619, Big Muddy Coal & Iron no. 6, 3'x4' to 5', linen, 2 sheets, undated. Jackson County, T9S-R2W-9&10 Mine index no. 2894 & 761, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Mt. Olive mines nos. 8 & 10, 3'x5', linen, 3 sheets, 1912. Macoupin County Mine index no. 2894 & 2895 plus part of 761, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Mt. Olive mine nos. 10 & 9 & 8, 5.5'x3.5', linen, fragile, September 1, 1909/final. Macoupin County Mine index no. 2896, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Anchor Mine, 3'x3.5', linen, 1886. Macoupin County Mine index no. 3186, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Coulterville, 2'x3', linen, April 27, 1907. Randolph County, 4S-5W-13 Mine index no. 3186, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Coulterville, 1.5'x1.5', linen, July 23, 1906. Randolph County, 4S-5W-13 Mine index no. 3186, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Coulterville, 4'x3.5', linen, June 30, 1912. Randolph County, 4S-5W-13 Mine index no. 3193, Moffat Mine, slope no. 2, 6'x7', canvas, 2 sheets, January 1, 1950. Randolph County, 5S-5W-4 Mine index no. 3502 (includes 3499), Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Knecht Mine plus Lenz mine of same company, 2'x3', blueline, March 21, 1903. St. Clair County Mine index no. 3521, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Gartside no. 4, 2'x3', linen, March 25, 1912. St. Clair County Mine index no. 3525, Consolidated Coal Co. of St. Louis Poynton Mine, 24"x26", linen, January 12, 1885. St. Clair County, 1N-8W-20 Mine index no. 3568, Star Mine, 2.5'x3.5', blueline, fragile, February 6, 1926. St. Clair County, 1S-7W-30,32,29 Mine index no. 3594, Lebanon Coal Co., 3'x2', linen, June 28, 1886. St. Clair County, 2N-6W-19 & 30 Mine index no. 3838, Salt Fork Coal Co., Missionfield, 3'x5', linen, undated. Vermilion County, 19N-12W-19 Mine index no. 4332, 4589, 4314, Union Mines (4332), Briar Hill Mine (4589), Straubinger (mine-info=Staubinger) Drift (4314), 2'x3', linen, April 1904. St. Clair County, 2N-9W-35 Mine index no. 4332 & 3542, Union Mine & Johnson Mine, 3'x4', linen, very fragile, undated. St. Clair County, 2N-9W-35 Mine index no. 6639, Summit Mining Co., Bank Mine, 1.5'x3', linen, fragile, May 8, 1882. St. Clair County, 1N-9W-11 Mine index no. 62, 437, 163, 145, 57, CW&F Mine A, Old Ben no. 20, CCCstl no. 8, Bell & Zoller no. 2, Franklin County Coal Co. no. 7, Faults in Franklin & Williamson Counties, 4'x6', December 10, 1944. Franklin & Williamson Counties Mine index no. unknown, Breese Coal Co., 5'x3', blueline with sturdy backing, folded, November 20, 1900. Clinton or St. Clair County