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Perry County, Illinois
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Perry County, Illinois Underground Coal Mining History and Genealogy
 
Perry County, Illinois Underground Coal Mines A to M
 
Perry County, Illinois Underground Coal Mines N to Z
 
Perry County, Illinois Strip Coal Mines
 
Perry County, Illinois Coal Mine Fatalities
 
Reference Sources

Perry County, Illinois
Strip (Surface) Coal Mines

Black Bear Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 8
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Black Bear Coal Mine   Energy Coal & Supply Company   1938 - 1940
[Source - No. 1, Index 3140]

Burning Star Coal Mines
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Burning Star Coal Mine No. 2
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 2 West, Section 21 / 22 / 26
Strip & Auger Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Burning Star Coal Mine No. 2   Truax Traer Coal Company   1951 - 1970
Burning Star Coal Mine No. 2   Consolidation Coal Company   1971 - 1995
[Source - No. 864]
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Burning Star Coal Mine No. 4
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 3
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Burning Star Coal Mine No. 4   Consolidation Coal Company   1973 - 1997
[Source - No. 932]

Captain Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 8 / 15
Strip & Auger Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Captain Coal Mine   Southernwestern Illinois Coal   1964 - 1983
Captain Coal Mine   Arch of Illinois, Inc.   1984 - 1988
[Source - No. 873]

Conant Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 31
Drift & Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Conant Coal Mine   Cutler Mining Company   1991 - 1992
Conant Coal Mine   Arch of Illinois, Inc.   1993 - 1999
[Source - No. 1016]

Denmark Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 33
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Leahy Coal Mine   Ayrshire Coal Company   1971
Leahy Coal Mine   Amax Coal Company   1971 - 1985
Denmark Coal Mine   Pipestone Crek (Arch Coal)   1986 - 1991
[Source - No. 928]

Fidelity Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 21
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Fidelity Coal Mine No. 11   United Electric Coal Company   1929 -1974
Fidelity Coal Mine No. 11   Freeman United Coal Mining Company   1975 -1991
[Source - No. 1, Index 622]

Greenwood & Davis Coal Mines
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Greenwood & Davis Coal Mine No. 1
See : Perry County, Illinois Underground Coal Mines
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Greenwood & Davis Coal Mine No. 2
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Greenwood Coal Mine No. 2   Greenwood & Davis Coal Company   1912 - 1916
[Source - No. 1, Index 3147]

Home Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Home Coal Mine   Home Coal Company   1936 - 1937
[Source - No. 1, Index 3144]

Horse Creek Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 24 / 25
Strip & Auguer Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Horse Creek Coal Mine   Arch of Illinois, Inc.   1986 - 1994
[Source - No. 1, Index 1012]

Howell Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Howell Coal Mine   E. J. Howell   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 2507]

Joliana Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 33
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Joliana Coal Mine   C. & M., Inc.   1948
Joliana Coal Mine   R. P. M., Inc.   1949 - 1950
[Source - No. 1, Index 3174]

Old Possum Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Old Possum Coal Mine   Roberts Coal Company   1922 - 1924
[Source - No. 1, Index 3145]

Peabody Coal Mines
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Peabody Coal Mine No. 14
See : Perry County, Illinois Underground Coal Mines
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Peabody Coal Mine No. 15
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 1 West, Section 32
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Gayle Coal Mine   Gayle Coal Company   1924 -1930
Crear-Clinch Coal Mine No. 15   Crear-Clinch Coal Company   1931-1936
Peabody Coal Mine No. 15   Peabody Coal Company   1936
[Source - No. 1, Index 633]

Perfection Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 17
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Smith Coal Mine   Scott Smith & Company   1918 - 1924
Perfection Coal Mine   Perfection Coal Company   1924 - 1940
[Source - No. 1, Index 3156]

Pioneer Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 32
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Pioneer Coal Mine   Knight Hawk Coal Company   2003 - 2008
[Source - No. 1030]

Prairie Eagle Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 31
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Prairie Eagle Coal Mine   Knight Hawk Coal, LLC.   2003 - 2009
[Source - No. 1036]

Pyramid Coal Mines
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Pyramid Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 36
Strip Mine.
1943 Pyramid Coal Mine
Pyramid Coal Corporation, Pinckneyville, Illinois 51
The Largest Commercial Strip Mine in the World
1943
Hubert E. Howard, President
R. E. Snoberger, Executive Vice President
B. H. Schull, Vice President in Charge of Operation
Clyde W. Woolsey, General Superintendent
Elmer Mayor, Superintendent
Mine Name Operated By Years
Pyramid Coal Mine   Pyramid Coal Corporation   1926 -1951
Pyramid Coal Mine   Truax Traer Coal Company   1952-1959
[Source - No. 1, Index 623]
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Pyramid Coal Mine No. 1
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 3 West, Section 14
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Coal Stripping Coal Mine No. 1   Coal Stripping Company   1931- 1934
Pyramid Coal Mine No.1   Pyramid Coal Corporation   1935
[Source - No. 1, Index 3178]

Red Fox Coal Mines
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Red Fox Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Red Fox Coal Mine No. 2   Ritter Coal Company   1937 - 1938
Red Fox Coal Mine   Leo J. Ritter   1939 - 1940
Red Fox Coal Mine No. 2   Ritter & Ritter Coal Company   1941
Red Fox Coal Mine No. 2   Ritter Coal Company   1942 - 1943
Red Fox Coal Mine   Ritter & Ritter Coal Company   1944 - 1946
Red Fox Coal Mine No. 2   Ritter Coal & Quarry   1947
[Source - No. 923]
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Red Fox Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 2 West, Section 25
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Red Fox Coal Mine No. 2   Ritter Coal Company   1948 - 1953
[Source - No. 4415]

Red Hawk Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 33
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Razorback Coal Mine No. 2   Phoenix Enegry Resourses   2000 - 2002
Red Hawk Coal Mine   Knight Hawk Coal, LLC.   2003 - ?
[Source - No. 1025]

White Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 13
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
White Coal Mine   White Brothers Coal Company   1956 -1959
[Source - No. 1, Index 3115]

Wills Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 7 South, Range 2 West, Section 4
Strip Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Wills Coal Mine   Fred J. Wills Coal Company   1935 -1941
[Source - No. 1, Index 642]

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