Coal mining in Vigo County, Indiana

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State of Indiana, Dept. of Natural Resources, Geological Survey , Bloomington, Ind
Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County., Coal -- Geology -- Indiana -- Vigo Co

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Statementby Denver Harper.
SeriesGeological Survey special report ;, 34
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LC ClassificationsQE109 .A36 no. 34, TN805.I6 .A36 no. 34
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Pagination67 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2347075M
LC Control Number86621746

One of the latest developments of the Fort Harrison Mining Company on its extensive coal acreage in Vigo county, Indiana, a few miles northwest of Terre Haute, is the Bardyke mine. This colliery is located on the Coal Creek branch of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad, about one and one-half miles from the Clovelly and Talleydale twin.

Coal Mine Information System. The Coal Mine Information System (CMIS) is a repository for historical coal mining information in Indiana.

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It was developed through a cooperative agreement between the Indiana Geological Survey and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation.

Sugar Valley Coal Mine (Terre Haute, Ind.) Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County Business & Industry Coal -- Photograph: Further information on this record can be found at its source. Similar Items. Coal mine Coal mining machinery Decline of the coal mining industry in Terre Haute.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harper, Denver. Coal mining in Vigo County, Indiana. Bloomington, Ind.: State of Indiana, Dept. of Natural Resources. Indiana Coal Atlas Landmarks in Indiana Geology - A Timeline Underground Coal Gassification Potential in the Illinois Basin.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Coal mining in Vigo County, Indiana by Denver Harper,State of Indiana, Dept.

of Natural Resources, Geological Survey edition, in EnglishPages: The photographs depict draglines, shovels, tipples, front loaders and trucks working in the strip mines owned by Maumee Collieries that are located in Clay, Greene, Sullivan and Vigo counties, Indiana.

Origin: Created By: Langhoff, William A. Publisher: From the private collection of Nicholas S. Koba, Jr. Source. coal mines in Vigo County, Indiana, which includes updated surface mine locations. Updated surface mine maps are collected annually from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation.

Other mined areas shown on this map were adapted from information compiled by the Indiana Geological Survey (IGS) in the mids andFile Size: KB.

Coal Bluff is an unincorporated community in northern Nevins Township, Vigo County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. It is part of the Terre Haute metropolitan area. History. Coal Bluff grew to be a hamlet in consequence of Webster's coal mine, one of the first in the county being r sold the mine to the Coal Bluff Mining Company, and hence the name of the : Vigo.

Coal Mine Construction, Vigo County. Download: Small ( x ) Medium ( x ) Large. Fatalities in Coal Mine of Vigo County, Indiana. LEIGH January 3,Harvey Leigh, Dayman, age 28 years, was fatally injured with his chest crushed when he fell under a car.

LEWIS FebruF. Lewis, killed by fall of coal in Star Mine, owned by Coal Bluff Co., in Vigo County. LETSINGER November 1,Clay Letsinger, sinker, thirty-three years of age, American, single, was.

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At the time these mines were surveyed, 6 mines in Vigo were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 Quick USGS Facts 6 records of mines in Vigo County, Indiana.

Coal. Un58c (various years) Map Rm-L Coal Investigations. Sm () Map Rm-L Map of Part of Indiana Coal Fields in Vermillion, Park, Vigo, Sullivan, Greene, and KnoxBurwell W. I21cf () Map Rm-L Coal field of Indiana: showing approximate location of mines and someJohn R.

Department of Conservation, Division of Geology. This map shows the location and extent of surface coal mines in Clay County, Indiana, which includes updated surface mine locations. The updated surface mine maps are collected annually from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation.

Other mined areas shown on this map were adapted from information compiled by the IndianaFile Size: 1MB. Vigo County Timeline of History Coverage of historical information from Vigo County Indiana begins with and continues to the present.

Presently, coverage is most complete for businesses, churches, and organizations; however, the contents will be continually expanded and updated as additional information becomes available.

Mines and Mining (Ind) 1. History of Wage Scales of Indiana Strip Mines from to (booklet) 2. Annual Report of the Bureau of Mines and Mining of the State of Indiana, ; ; 3.

Open Cut Coal Mining in Indiana (pamphlet; 2 copies; ca. ) 4. Coal Mining Laws of Indiana, (booklet) Museums (Ind) 1. Coal in Indiana was discovered along the banks of the Wabash River in Organized development of Indiana’s coal resources began in the s and byproduction exceeded 30 million short tons.

Coal production declined following World War I, but underground (deep) mining remained the primary mining method in Indiana until the s. Vigo Coal Company, Boonville, Indiana. 52 likes. Business Service5/5(5).

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COAL MEN OF AMERICA ALFRED M. OGLE, Terre Haute, Indiana, President Vandalia Coal Co., Terre Haute, Indiana, was born at Stamford, Connecticut, Septemand has been in the coal business for fourteen years.

He also or- ganized the Indiana Coke &Gas Co.,Vigo Mining and the Atlas Mining Co. Ogle is one of the most promi- nent of the Indiana coal operators. He is now connected File Size: 1MB. The data are available only at this aggregated industry level, which includes coal mining, metal ore mining, and nonmetallic mineral mining and quarrying industries.

Even considering the rising share of real GDP from toFigure 3 shows that the coal mining industry made up less than percent of Indiana’s real GDP in The Coal Mine Information System was developed by the Indiana Geological and Water Survey and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

It shows the locations of surface and underground coal mines in Indiana. In addition to coal mines, the map shows active mine permits and can be used to locate underground mine entrances and documented subsidence areas.

CIM C27 Geology and Coal Deposits of the Seelyville Quadrangle, Vigo County, Indiana. $ CM29 Vigo County Surface Coal Mines.

Scale, 1 inch equals approximately 1 mile. $ CIM C44 Geology and Coal Deposits of the Terre Haute and Dennison Quadrangles, Vigo County, Indiana.

Vigo County (/ ˈ v iː ɡ oʊ / VEE-goh or / ˈ v aɪ ɡ oʊ / VY-goh) is a county located along the western border of the U.S. state of ing to the census, the population wasThe county seat is Congressional district: 8th. Vigo County, IN mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Vigo County, IN.

Weir, C.E.,Geology and coal deposits of the Linton quadrangle, Greene and Sullivan Counties, Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey Coal Investigations Map 9. Weir, C.E.,Distribution, structure, and mined areas of coals in Sullivan County, Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey Preliminary Coal Map 2.

Decline of the coal mining industry in Terre Haute. View Description. Download: small (x max) medium (x max) Large. Dugger Coal Museum: E: Early Vincennes, Vigo County, Indiana: M: Margaret Gisolo: Merom Camp and Retreat Center, Inc. A labyrinth of tunnels winds and intertwines for miles beneath the surface in Vigo County, near the Illinois border.

The soft coal mine feeds coal through a conveyor belt to the Wabash generating plant of the Public Service Company of Indiana, nearby. Company officials said the tragedy was the first major one in the mine's history. O Miners Awake -- Vigo County Historical Society.

The Vigo County Historical Society Museum Collection includes photographs, artifacts, a – expense ledger book, manuscripts and printed texts related to coal mining in Vigo County, Indiana.

The Parke County Coal Company was incorporated at Rosedale about twenty years ago, and has developed the coal industry in Florida Township and in Otter Creek Township, Vigo County.

This company has operated twelve mines in all and the man to whom chief credit for its success is due is the late Joseph Martin, of Rosedale, for years its president.

CARDONIA. Cardonia, a town in the western central part of Van Buren township, three and a half miles northeast of Brazil, near the line of the Central Indiana (formerly the Chicago & Southeastern) Railroad, founded inby the Clay County Coal Company, and named in honor of John F.

Card, who was at the time the president of this company. Indiana Vigo County Vigo Atlas Map Co., Image Quality: High Maps Directories.

Indicates a map that is georeferenced. Centerville, Black Hawk. Central Terre Haute. City Limits. Nevins Township, Fontanet, Coal Bluff. Otter Creek Township, Ellsworth, Burnett. Pierson Township, Black Hawk, Centreville. Pimento. Poplar Street to Hulman.Coal City is a small unincorporated community located in Jefferson Township, Owen County, in the U.S.

state of Indiana. The town consists of only a grocery/restaurant, and a post office. History. Coal City was platted inand named for the local coal industry.

A post office has County: Owen.Final report of major mine-explosion disaster: Viking Mine, Viking Coal Corporation, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, March 2, [Smith, F. J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Final report of major mine-explosion disaster: Viking Mine, Viking Author: F. J Smith.