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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 (Surface) Coal Mines
 
Perry County, Illinois Coal Mine Fatalities
 
Reference Sources

Perry County, Illinois
Coal Mines
A   to   M

Alexander Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 16
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Snooks Coal Mine   M. F. Snooks   1919 - 1920
Carter Coal Mine   Carter Coal Company   1920 - 1927
Bingham Coal Mine   Bingham & Son   1928
Carter Coal Mine   Carter Coal Company   1929 - 1931
Alexander Coal Mine   Hunter Alexander   1932
[Source - No. 1, Index 4427]

Alladin Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 6
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Barnard Coal Mine   William Barnard   1896 - 1899
Barnard Coal Mine   Soper & Company   1899 - 1905
Barnard Coal Mine   William Barnard   1905 - 1907
Barnard Coal Mine   Johnson & Allen Coal Company   1907 - 1912
Barnard Coal Mine   King City Coal & Mining Company   1912 - 1913
Barnard Coal Mine No. 1   Soper & White Mining Company   1913 - 1914
Barnard Coal Mine No. 1   Soper Coal Company   1914 - 1919
Alladin Coal Mine No. 1   Alladin Coal & Mining Company   1919 - 1921
[Source - No. 1, Index 3181]
 
1896 Annual Coal Report 7
Prospective Mines.
      William Barnard has abandoned his old mine at Percy, and will move machinery to Cutler, Perry county, where he will sink a new shaft.
 
1897 Annual Coal Report 8
New Mines.
      William Barnard has opened a new shaft at Cutler, Perry county, on the Wabash, Chester & Western railroad.
 
1914 Annual Coal Report 25
Change of Name.
      King City Coal Mining Company to Soper White;

Bailie Coal Mines
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Bailie Coal Mine No. 1
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Bailie Coal Mine No. 1   Richard Bailie   1883 - 1889
[Source - No. 1, Index 3149]
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Bailie Coal Mine No. 2
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Bailie Coal Mine No. 2   Richard Bailie   1888 - 1892
[Source - No. 1, Index 4492]
 
1890 Annual Coal Report 3
Improvements
      The Baillie Coal Co., of DuQuoin, will continue the switch one-fourth of a mile further to their mine.

Bald Eagle Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 4 South, Range 4 West, Section 25, SW NE NW
Underground Shaft Mine at a depth of 285 feet with an average coal seam of 7 feet in thickness.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Avery Coal & Mining Company   1905 - 1909
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Bald Eagle Mining Company   1909 - 1913
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Chime Coal Company   1913 - 1914
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Granger Coal Company   1914 - 1916
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Crown Coal Mining Company   1916 - 1919
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Columbia Colliery Company   1919 - 1927
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Delco Mining Company   1928 - 1929
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Egyptian Coal Company   1930 - 1931
Bald Eagle Coal Mine   Winkle Coal Company   1932 - 1935
[Source - No. 1, Index 717]
Last production was reported in June 1935.
 
1910 Annual Coal Report 21
Change of Company Name, Etc.
      The Avery Coal and Mining Company, Winkle, Perry county, is now known as the Bald Eagle Mining Company.
 
1912 Annual Coal Report 23
Improvements.
      The Bald Eagle Coal Company, Winkle, Perry County, has installed two new boilers 72 inch by 20 foot with seventy 4-inch flues, made by the John Rohan & Son's Boiler Works of St. Louis. They are to give 125 H. P. each.
 
1914 Annual Coal Report 25
Change of Name.
      Perry County. -- Bald Eagle Mining Company to Chime Coal Co.

Barber Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 4 South, Range 1 West, Section 32
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Barber Coal Mine   D. C. Barber & Sons   1870 - 1888
Barbour Coal Mine   Barbour Brothers   1888 - 1890
Barbour Coal Mine   Barbour & Sons   1890 - 1891
Barber Coal Mine   D. C. Barber & Son   1892 - 1895
Barber Coal Mine   Cicero Barber & Brother   1895 - 1898
[Source - No. 1, Index 4417]
 
1890 Annual Coal Report 3
Improvements
      At the Barbour mine at Tamaroa, the fans have been rebuilt and repaired, and air-courses enlarged and connecting entry cleaned up.
 
1893 Annual Coal Report 4
Improvements
      Barber Bros, have retimbered their shafts at Tamaroa, Perry county.

Barwell Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 35
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Galum Coal Mine   Barwell & Carter   1881 - 1882
Galum Coal Mine   Carter & Barwell   1882 - 1889
Barwell Coal Mine   Barwell Coal Company   1889 - 1891
Barwell Coal Mine   Bryden Coal & Coke Company   1891 - 1893
Barwell Coal Mine   Barwell Coal Company   1893 - 1894
Barwell Coal Mine   Brown & Barwell   1894 - 1899
Barwell Coal Mine   Barwell Coal Company   1899 - 1901
[Source - No. 1, Index 3129]

Beaucoup Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 14
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Beaucoup Coal Mine   Beaucoup Coal Mining Company   1872 - 1881
Beaucoup Coal Mine   Donk Brothers   1881- 1884
[Source - No. 1, Index 3120]

Biby Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 24
Drift Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Biby Coal Mine   Biby Coal Company   1922 -1930
[Source - No. 1, Index 7346]

Big 5 Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 25
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Conant Coal Mine   Conant Coal Company   1934 - 1947
Big 5 Coal Mine No. 1   Big 5 Coal Company   1946 - 1960
[Source - No. 1, Index 3123]

Black Gold Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 21
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Black Gold Coal Mine   Black Gold Coal Company   1942 - 1944
[Source - No. 1, Index 3164]

Browning Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 16
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Browning Coal Mine   DuQuoin Coal Mining Company   1883 - 1893
Browning Coal Mine No. 1   DuQuoin Union Coal Company   1893 - 1899
[Source - No. 1, Index 3151]

Burke Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 3 West, Section 1
Mine Name Operated By Years
Burke Coal Mine   Burke Coal Company   1923
[Source - No. 1, Index 3175]

Burnett Coal Mines
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Burnett Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 9
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Roy & Burnett Coal Mine   Roy & Burnett   1932
Burnett Coal Mine   Burnett Coal Company   1933 - 1936
[Source - No. 1, Index 3168]
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Burnett Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 5
Underground Shaft & Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Burnett Coal Mine   Roy M. Burnett Coal Company
Shaft Mine
  1942 - 1949
Burnett Coal Mine   DuQuoin Coal Company
Slope Mine
  1950 - 1960
[Source - No. 1, Index 3133]
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Burnett Coal Mine No. 2
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 8
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Burnett Coal Mine No. 2   Roy M. Burnett Coal Company   1936 - 1940
[Source - No. 1, Index 3148]

Campbell Coal Mines
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The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 20
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Campbell Coal Mine   Ray Campbell   1923 - 1932
[Source - No. 1, Index 4407]
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The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 20
Mine Name Operated By Years
Campbell Coal Mine   Campbell   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4410]

Carol Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Carol Coal Mine   Jack Carol   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4402]

Cedar Hill Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 11
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Cedar Hill Coal Mine   Cedar Hill Coal Company   1934 - 1936
[Source - No. 3169]

Coulterville Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Coulterville
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Coulterville Coal Mine   Unknown   circa 1890
[Source - No. 3]
 
1890 Annual Coal Report 3
Improvements
      The main shaft at the Coulterville mine has been repaired and part of it retimbered.

Crescent Coal Mine
1904 Annual Coal Report 15
New Mines
      The Crescent Coal Co., has opened out a new mine at Duquoin, Perry county.

Croessman Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Croessman Coal Mine   Croessman   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4864]

Davis Coal Mine
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Davis Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Davis Coal Mine   S. Davis   1881- 1883
[Source - No. 2719]
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Davis Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 15
Underground Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Davis Coal Mine   Davis Coal & Coke Company   Unknown
[Source - No. 3150]
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Davis Coal Mine No. 1
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 15
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Queen City Coal Mine   Queen City Coal Company   1903 - 1905
Davis Coal Mine No. 1   DuQuoin Operating Company   1905 - 1915
[Source - No. 775]

Denny Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 2 West, Section 33
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Denny Coal Mine   Unknown   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4414]

Diamond Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 1 West, Section 20 / 30
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Black Diamond Coal Mine   Black Diamond Coal Mining Company   1865 -1881
Unknown   Unknown   1882 -1902
Black Diamond Coal Mine   Eaton Fuel Company   1903 -1905
Diamond Coal Mine   Diamond Fuel Company   1905 -1910
Diamond Coal Mine No. 1   Bailey Brothers Coal Company   1910 -1941
[Source - No. 1, Index 178]

Eaton Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 16
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Eaton Coal Mine No. 1   Jupiter Coal Company   1888 - 1902
[Source - No. 1, Index 3153]

Egyptian Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 18
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Egyptian Coal Mine   Egyptian Mining Company   1891 - 1894
Egyptian Coal Mine   DuQuoin Union Coal Company   1894 - 1899
Egyptian Coal Mine   Vulcan Coal Company   1900 - 1905
Egyptian Coal Mine   Old Egyptian Coal Company   1905 - 1907
[Source - No. 1, Index 3159]

Elm Grove Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 28
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Elm Grove Coal Mine   Elm Grove Coal Company   1933 - 1955
[Source - No. 1, Index 3124]

Enterprise Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 20
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Enterprise Coal Mine No. 2   Wall & Company   1881 - 1882
[Source - No. 1, Index 4409]

Excelsior Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 7
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Excelsior Coal Mine   Excelsior Coal Mining Company   1889 - 1894
Excelsior Coal Mine   Du Quoin Union Coal Company   1894 - 1897
[Source - No. 1, Index 3160]
 
1890 Annual Coal Report 3
Improvements
      The Excelsior Coal Mining Co., of DuQuoin, sunk a shaft west of town, depth seventy feet, coal six and a half feet thick. The company is building a switch to connect with the Illinois Central R. R.
 
1897 Annual Coal Report 8
Abandoned or Not Working Mines.
      Union Coal Coal Co., Excelsior, DuQuoin, Perry, County

Freeman Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 2
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Freeman Coal Mine   Freeman Coal Company   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 3178]

Gem Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 13
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Langwith Coal Mine   Langwith Coal Company   1930 - 1934
City Coal Mine   City Coal Company   1935 - 1937
Bolinski Coal Mine   Bolinski Coal Company   1938 - 1942
City Coal Mine   City Coal Company   1943 - 1945
City Coal Mine   Millar, Giacoma & Rigdon   1946
Gem Coal Mine   Gem Coal Company   1946 - 1955
[Source - No. 1, Index 3118]

Glass Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 22
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Glass Coal Mine   George Glass   1923 - 1925
[Source - No. 1, Index 43426]

Gold Hill Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 8
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Gold Hill Coal Mine   Brookshaw & Company   1881 - 1883
[Source - No. 1, Index 3253]

Greenwood Coal Mines
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Greenwood Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Greenwood Coal Mine No. 1   William Greenwood   1885 - 1889
[Source - No. 1, Index 4246]
 
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Greenwood Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Greenwood Coal Mine No. 2   William Greenwood   1888 - 1895
[Source - No. 1, Index 4324]
 
1890 Annual Coal Report 3
Improvements
      The Greenwood Co., of DuQuoin, is building a switch to connect their shaft with the Cairo Short Line R. R.

Greenwood & Davis Coal Mines
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Greenwood & Davis Coal Mine No. 1
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Greenwood & Davis Coal Mine No. 1   Greenwood & Davis Coal Company   1885 - 1907
[Source - No. 1, Index 3146]
 
1897 Annual Coal Report 8
Improvements.
      The Greenwood-Davis Coal Co.. at DuQuoin, Perry county, has retimbered its hoisting shaft and also renewed its head gear, tipple house and bins.
 
1907 Annual Coal Report 18
Abandoned Mines.
      The Greenwood Davis Coal Company, Duquoin, abandoned its mine March 16, 1907. The expense of handling the water and the haulage became so great that the mine was not on a paying basis. Water had to be pumped and the coal hauled up a 4 per cent grade.
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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]

Higgerson Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 3 West, Section 18
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Higgerson Coal Mine   Higgerson Coal Company   1934 - 1942
[Source - No. 1, Index 3177]

Holiday Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 4 South, Range 4 West, Section 19
Underground Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Holiday Coal Mine   Holiday Mine   1886
[Source - No. 1, Index 3105]

Horn Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 19
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Horn Coal Mine   Henry Horn Colliery Company   1888 -1904
Horn Coal Mine   Du Quoin-Pittsburgh Coal Company   1904 -1905
Horn Coal Mine   Brilliant Coal & Coke Company   1905 -1914
[Source - No. 1, Index 89]
 
1893 Annual Coal Report 4
Improvements
      The Horn Colliery Co., DuQuoin, Perry county, has put up a 15-foot fan.

Hustler Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 30
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Missouri & Illinois Coal Mine No. 4   Missouri & Illinois Coal Company   1903 - 1914
Willis Coal Mine No. 8   Willis Coal Mining Company   1917 - 1932
Home Coal Mine No. 8   Home Coal Company   1933 - 1935
Hustler Coal Mine   Hustler Coal Company   1935 - 1936
[Source - No. 1, Index 7271]

Interstate Victory Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 4 South, Range 1 West, Section 20
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Victory Coal Mine No. 1   Victory Collieries Company   1917 -1923
Chicago Fuel Coal Mine No. 3   Chicago Fuel Company   1923 -1927
Tamaroa Coal Mine No. 43   Tamaroa Coal Company   1928 -1935
Tamaroa Coal Mine No. 43   Tamaroa Fuel Company   1935 -1936
Tamaroa Coal Mine No. 43   Home Coal Company   1937 -1939
Interstate Victory Coal Mine No. 43   Blanchard Coal Company   1940 -1945
Interstate Victory Coal Mine   Vaughn Coal Company   1945 -1948
[Source - No. 1, Index 175]

Jewell Coal Mines
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Jewell Coal Mine No. 1
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 18
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Harvey Coal Mine   Harvey Brothers   1916 - 1917
Jewell Coal Mine No. 1   Jewel Coal & Mining Company   1917 - 1923
[Source - No. 1, Index 3158]
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Jewell Coal Mine No. 2
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 13
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Jewell Coal Mine No. 2   Jewel Coal Company   1920 - 1924
[Source - No. 1, Index 3171]

Johnson Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 7
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Johnson Coal Mine   Unknown   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4391]

Jupiter Coal Mines
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Jupiter Coal Mine
1901 Annual Coal Report 12
New Mines.
      The Jupiter Mining Co., DuQuoin, Perry county, has recently sunk a shaft on the Illinois Central railroad at DuQuoin. The mine is now fully equipped, the capacity intended is about 700 tons per day.
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Jupiter Coal Mine No. 1
See : Orion Coal Mine
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Jupiter Coal Mine No. 2
See : Old Abe Coal Mine
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Jupiter Coal Mine No. 3
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 6
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Lake Coal Mine   John C. Porter   1895 - 1899
Lake Coal Mine   Superior Coal Company   1899 - 1902
Weaver Coal Mine No. 3   Weaver Coal Company   1902 - 1903
Jupiter Coal Mine No. 3   Manufactuers Fuel Company   1903 - 1905
Jupiter Coal Mine No. 3   DuQuoin Coal Company   1905 - 1907
Jupiter Coal Mine No. 3   Miller-Horn Coal Company   1907 - 1908
Jupiter Coal Mine No. 3   DuQuoin Coal Company   1908 - 1911
[Source - No. 1, Index 3135]
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Jupiter Coal Mine No. 4
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 3 West, Section 24
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Brown Coal Mine   George W. Brown   1888 - 1902
Weaver Coal Mine No. 4   Weaver Coal Company   1902 - 1903
Jupiter Coal Mine No. 4   Manufacturers Fuel Company   1903 - 1904
[Source - No. 1, Index 3121]
 
1890 Annual Coal Report 3
Improvements
      G. W. Brown, of Pinckneyville, has sunk an escapement shaft.
 
1904 Annual Coal Report 15
New Mines
      The Manufacturers' Fuel Co. was organized during the past year, and succeeds the Weaver Coal & Coke Co. The new company now own one mine at Pana, Christian county, one at Nilwood. Macoupin county, two at Duquoin, one at Pinckneyville, and two at St. John, Perry county, and one at Decatur, Macon county.
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Jupiter Coal Mine No. 5
See : Victory Coal Mine

Justice Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 6
Drift Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Milligan Coal Mine   Milligan Coal Company   1919 - 1920
Epplin Coal Mine   Andrew Dolgus   1920 - 1922
Justice Coal Mine   Justice Coal Company   1922 - 1927
[Source - No. 1, Index 3167]

Kathleen Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 8
Drift Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Kathleen Coal Mine   Carter Coal Corporation   1984 - 1988
Kathleen Coal Mine   Cutler Mining Company   1989 - 1992
Kathleen Coal Mine   Arch of Illinois, Inc.   1993 - 1995
[Source - No. 1, Index 997]

Kellerman & Stanhouse Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 14
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Kellerman & Stanhouse Coal Mine   Kellerman & Stanhouse   ? -1933
[Source - No. 1, Index 3109]

Keyes Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 17
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Keyes Coal Mine   Keyes   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4404]

Little Jewel Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 17
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   Jewel Coal Company   1935
New Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   New Jewel Coal Company   1936
Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   Jewel Coal Company   1937
New Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   New Jewel Coal Company   1938 - 1940
Little Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   Little Jewel Coal Company   1940 - 1941
Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   Jewel Coal Company   1942
Little Jewel Coal Mine No. 3   Little Jewel Coal Company   1943 - 1946
[Source - No. 1, Index 3155]

Little Muddy Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 4 South, Range 1 West, Section 29
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Mathes Coal Company   1933 -1934
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Imperial Valley Coal Company   1934 -1935
Home Coal Mine   Home Coal & Mining Company   1935 -1936
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Muddy River Coal & Mining Company   1937 -1938
Little Muddy Coal Mine   K & E Coal Company   1937 -1938
Edgar Coal Mine   Edgar Coal Company   1938 -1940
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Muddy Coal Company   1940 -1941
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Smith Coal Company   1941
[Source - No. 1, Index 2080]

Little White Ash Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 19
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Patrick & Matthews Coal Mine   Patrick & Matthews   1922 -1924
Patrick Coal Mine   Patrick Coal Company   1924 -1925
Lemon Coal Mine   L. L. Lemon   1926
Patrick Coal Mine   Patrick Coal Company   1927 -1936
Little White Ash Coal Mine   Little White Ash Coal Company   1937 -1941
Little White Ash Coal Mine   McCormack & George   1942
[Source - No. 1, Index 3161]

Luthy Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 4 West, Section 26
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Luthy Coal Mine   Unknown   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4425]

Mathes Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 4 South, Range 1 West, Section 29
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Little Muddy Coal Mine No. 1   Little Muddy Coal Company   1901 -1906
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Tamaroa & Little Muddy Coal   1906 - 1910
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Little Muddy Fuel Company   1910 -1915
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Collier Coal Company   1915 -1920
Alladin Coal Mine No. 3   Alladin Coal Mining Company   1920 -1921
Little Muddy Coal Mine   Tamaroa & Little Muddy Coal   1921 - 1930
Collier Coal Mine   Collier Coal Company   1931 -1932
Mathes Coal Mine   Mathes Coal Company   1933
[Source - No. 1, Index 716]
 
1909 Annual Coal Report 20
Improvements.
      The Tamaroa and Little Muddy Coal Company has put in a new screening plant, shaker screens, and raised the tower.

Maynard Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 31
Mine Name Operated By Years
Maynard Coal Mine   Maynard Mine
? Solomon Maynard ?
  Unknown
? circa 1893 ?
[Source - No. 1, Index 4421]
 
Solomon Maynard, of Cutler, mine owner, died in his mine on December 18, 1893
See : Perry County, Illinois Coal Mine Fatalities

Middle Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 8
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Middle Coal Mine   Unknown   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4396]

Mifflin Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 2 West, Section 2
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Mifflin Coal Mine   Pope Mining Company   1894 - 1901
Mifflin Coal Mine   Superior Coal Company   1901 - 1902
Pope Coal Mine   Lake Superior Coal Company   1902 - 1905
Mifflin Coal Mine   DuQuoin Fuel Company   1905 - 1906
Mifflin Coal Mine   Great Central Coal Company   1906 - 1907
[Source - No. 1, Index 3166]
 
1907 Annual Coal Report 18
Abandoned Mines.
      The Great Central Coal Company. Duquoin, Perry county, has abandoned its mine, known as the old Mifflin mine, four miles west of Duquoin. The machinery has not been removed and operations may be resumed some time.

Mifflin & Pope Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Mifflin & Pope Coal Mine   Mifflin & Pope   Unknown
[Source - No. 1, Index 4868]

Miller Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 1 West, Section 8
Underground Slope Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Square Deal Coal Mine   Square Deal Coal Company   1934 - 1936
Weldon & Lemmons Coal Mine   Weldon & Lemmons Coal Company   1937 - 1938
Andrews Coal Mine   George Andrews Coal Company   1938
Paradise Coal Mine   Paradise Coal Company   1939
Lemmon Coal Mine   Sam Lemmon   1940
Clark & Lemmon Coal Mine   Clark & Lemmon   1941
Lemmon Coal Mine   Lemmon Coal Company   1942
Weldon & Lemon Coal Mine   Weldon & Lemon   1942 - 1943
Miller Coal Mine   Miller Coal Company   1943
[Source - No. 1, Index 3106]

Mine 1310 Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 5 South, Range 4 West, Section 34
Underground Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Mine 1310 Coal Mine   Gillis Quarry   1940
[Source - No. 1, Index 3126]

Moon Coal Mine
The legal description lists this as :    Perry County - Township 6 South, Range 1 West, Section 9
Underground Shaft Mine.
Mine Name Operated By Years
Jones & Mecklin Coal Mine   Jones & Mecklin   1882 - 1885
Old Moon Coal Mine   Moon Co-Operative Coal Company   1885 - 1887
Moore Coal Mine   Moore Coal Company   1887 - 1888
Moon Coal Mine   Moon Coal Company   1888 - 1889
[Source - No. 1, Index 3143]

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