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State Agency Records - Workers' Compensation Mine Inspection - #30505

Title: Workers’ Compensation Bureau. State Mine Inspection Department, Coal Mine Maps

Dates: ca. 1920-1972

Record Series: 30505

Quantity: 10.05 feet

Abstract: Maps created to show the underground extent and legal land description of every commercial coal mine in the state. Arranged by county.

Provenance: Compiled by John M. Kjos and Michele H. Schreiner for the Abandoned Mine Lands Division
North Dakota Public Service Commission in December 1984.

Copyrights: Public records are not subject to copyright restrictions, although records series may contain copyrighted material. Consideration of such copyrights is the responsibility of the author and publisher.

Access: These records are available for public inspection under provision of the North Dakota Century Code, 55-02.1-08.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the record group, series name and number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

INVENTORY

ADAMS COUNTY (Legal locations are “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 6 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 6 SW SW and SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Ible Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Jacob Ible under U.S. Government lease
Date(s):                                                                21 & 22 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 6 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 6 Lots 6 & 7--likely same as 1938 map above
Mine Name:                                                       Jacob Ihle--Bismarck 022546
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16 December 1941

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 7 NE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 7 NE NE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Booher Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by S.V. Booher
Date(s):                                                                24 July 1922; subsequent surveys 24 July 1923, 21 August 1923, and 16 July 1924
**Two copies of this map

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 7 I”part of NE of NE”]
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 7 NE NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Mischel Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by S. Flegel
Date(s):                                                                30 September 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     None
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NW SW W1/2; NW SW NW; NW NW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       South Dakota Coal Mining Commission Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                3 December 1921
** “Old Clermont Workings” delineated and labeled at 129 94 8 NW SW NW on above map and on next entry

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NW SW W1/2; NW NW; NW NE; SW NW NW and 129 94 5 SW SW “S1/4”
Mine Name:                                                       South Dakota State Coal Mining Commission Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by the South Dakota State Coal Mining Commission; E.O. Roush, General Manager; R.A. Phillips, Assistant Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                21 August 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NW and 129 94 5 SW SW “51 /4”
Mine Name:                                                       South Dakota Coal Mining Commission Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            R.A. Phillips, Assistant Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                14 September 1926; subsequent survey 5 August 1927

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NW and 129 94 5 SW SW “S1/4”
Mine Name:                                                       South Dakota Coal Mining Commission Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            R.A. Phillips, Assistant Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                14 September 1926; subsequent surveys 5 August 1927 and 26 June 1928

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NW; NE SW and 129 94 5 SW SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       South Dakota State Coal Mining Commission Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by South Dakota State Coal Mining Commission; Fremont Stewart, Commissioner and General Manager; R.A. Phillips, Assistant Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                21 August 1926; subsequent surveys 5 August 1927, 26 June 1928, 28 December 1929

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NW SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Coal mine owned and operated by John Deavy, formerly South Dakota State Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by John Deavy
Date(s):                                                                9 & 10 August 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Coal mine owned and operated by J.J. Fitzgerald, formerly South Dakota State Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by J.J. Fitzgerald
Date(s):                                                                9 & 10 August 1938; subsequently surveyed 7 November 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     None
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 and 9 (along section line in both sections--part sections could not be determined)
Mine Name:                                                       Haynes Coal Mining Company Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                15 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 8 and 9
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 8 NE (possibly NE E1/2) and 129 94 9 NW (possibly NW W1/2)--active extensions are easterly
Mine Name:                                                       Haynes Cooperative Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                May 1921; subsequent surveys September 1922 and 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 9 SW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 9 SW NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Coal mine operated by Smith and Finke
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Smith and Finke
Date(s):                                                                27 September 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 15 NW N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 15 NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Stevenson & Schmickrath Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (drift)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                14 June 1920; subsequent surveys 2 June 1921 and 19 June 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 15 NW N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Stevenson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Albert Stevenson
Date(s):                                                                28 April 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 16 E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 16 SE N1/2 and NE
Mine Name:                                                       Rupp Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Rupp Coal Co.; M.C. Richardson, Resident Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                26-29 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 16 E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   More precise location difficult to deter­mine; may extend into 129 94 9 SE
Mine Name:                                                       Rupp Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (drift)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Rupp Coal Co.; M.C. Richardson, Resident Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                26-29 January 1938; subsequent survey 5 November 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 16 E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 16 SE NW; NE E1/2 W1/2 and W1/2 El /2 “Abandoned mine” in 129 94 16 SW SE and SE SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Arrowhead Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Rupp Coal Company; M.C. Richardson, Resident Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                15 February 1938; subsequent surveys 5 November 1939 and 15 December 1940

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 16 E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 16 NE and SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Arrowhead Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Rupp Coal Company; M.C. Richardson, Resident Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                15 February 1938; subsequent surveys 5 November 1939, 15 December 1940, and 26 October 1941

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 16 E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 16 NE and SE NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Arrowhead Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Dakota Collieries Company [NOTE: Engi­neer’s statement indicates owner is Rupp Coal Company]; M.C. Richardson, Resident Superintendent
Date(s):                                                                15 February 1938; subsequent surveys 5 November 1939, 15 December 1940, 26 October 1941, 6 April 1943, 16 September 1944

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE NE SW and NE SE NW--this is “Old mine abandoned - 1923” 129 94 21 NE SE NE--this is “New mine - opened 1924”
Mine Name:                                                       Smith’s Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both old and new mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by L.R. Smith
Date(s):                                                                19 July 1922; subsequent survey 29 April 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE 81/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE NE SW and NE SE NW--this is “Old mine abandoned - 1923” 129 94 21 NE SE NE--this is “New mine opened - 1924”
Mine Name:                                                       Smith’s Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by L R Smith
Date(s):                                                                19 July 1922; subsequent surveys 29 April 1925 and 15 May 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE 81/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE SE NW and NE NE SW--this is “Old Mine abandoned - 1923” 129 94 21 NE SE NE--this is “New mine opened - 1924”
Mine Name:                                                       Smiths Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by L. R. Smith
Date(s):                                                                19 July 1922; subsequent surveys 29 April 1925, 15 May 1926, and 6 August 1927

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE 81/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE SE NE and NE NE SE**
Mine Name:                                                       Smith’s Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                19 July 1922; subsequent surveys 29 April 1925, 15 May 1926, 6 August 1927, and 19 August 1937.**
**Three (3) mines “labeled” on map: the old mine abandoned 1923, the new mine opened 1924 and abandoned (date unknown), and the “New Independent Coal Mine.” Visual legal location and 1937 date above refer to the “New Independent Coal Mine,” and appar­ently only this mine was active in 1937.

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE 81/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE SE NE and NE NE SE**
Mine Name:                                                       Smith’s Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by L.R. Smith
Date(s):                                                                19 July 1922; subsequent surveys 29 April 1925, 15 May 1926, 6 August 1927, 19 August 1937, and 22 September 1939**
**Three (3) mines “labeled” on map: the old mine abandoned 1923, the new mine opened 1924 and abandoned (date unknown), and the “New Independent Coal Mine.” Visual legal location and 1937 and 1939 dates above refer to the “New Independent Coal Mine,” and apparently only this mine was active in 1937 and 1939.

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE NE and 129 94 22 NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE NE SE and 129 94 22 NW NW SW and NW SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Independent Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by O.S. Quammen; operated by Gangl and Lunn
Date(s):                                                                27 April and 26 May 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE NE and 129 94 22 NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE NE SE and NE SE NE and 129 94 22 NW SW NW and NW NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Independent Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by 0.S. Duammen; operated by Gangl and Lunn
Date(s):                                                                27 April and 26 May 1925; subsequent survey 14 May 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE NE and 129 94 22 NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE NE SE and NE SE NE and 129 94 22 NW SW NW and NW NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Independent Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by O.S. Quammen; operated by E. E. Zimmer
Date(s):                                                                27 April and 26 May 1925; subsequent surveys 14 May 1926 and 6 August 1927
**Two copies of this map

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE NE and 129 94 22 NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   129 94 21 NE NE SE and NE SE NE and 129 94 22 NW SW NW and NW NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Independent Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by 0.5. Quammen; operated by E.E. Zimmer
Date(s):                                                                27 April 1925; subsequent surveys 14 May 1926, 6 August 1927, and 14 October 1930

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 21 NE and 129 94 22 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Walsh Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Ole S. Quammen; operated by Martin Gangel
Date(s):                                                                12 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 94 29 NE N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       “Plat of Parcel of Land” [no mine name provided]
Mine Type:                                                         no data
Owner/Operator:                                            not specified
Date(s):                                                                no data in legend--”1938” handwritten on back of map
**Map illustrates “Rupp Coal Company Railway” right-of-way and tipple

Legal Location (from legend):                     129 95 1 SW N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Sims Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Wesley Sims
Date(s):                                                                2 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 93 31 W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 93 31 NW SW 31/2 and SW NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Boynton Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by J.W. Bain
Date(s):                                                                12 October 1929

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 93 31 W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 93 31 NW SW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       White Butte Coal Company Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16 May 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 93 31 W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 93 31 NW SW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       White Butte Coal Company Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                3 September 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 93 31 W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 93 31 NW SW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       White Butte Coal Company Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16 September 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 94 3 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 94 3 SE SW NE; SE NW SE; and SE NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Pearl Butte Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Rose Holdridge
Date(s):                                                                21 August 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 94 3 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 94 3 SE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Pearl Butte Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Hugh Hasche under U.S. Government lease
Date(s):                                                                23 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 94 25 SW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 94 25 SW SW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Flegel Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by George Bennett; operated by Simon and Christ Flegel
Date(s):                                                                18-19 September 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 96 25 NE N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Rocky Ridge Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by H.J. Redahl; operated by Victor Goods
Date(s):                                                                23 October 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 5 SW N1/2 and NW 31/2 and 130 98 6 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same for Section 6; 130 98 5 NW SW and SW NW may be more accurate for Section 5
Mine Name:                                                       Minnehaha Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by E.M. Puariea (?)
Date(s):                                                                22 June 1920; subsequent survey 22 June 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 10
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 98 10 NE SE SE and SE NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Leff Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Kettel Knutson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                June 1921; subsequent survey 1923
**Two copies of this map

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 98 10 NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Mining and Briquetting Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                June 1921

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Hage Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Haakon Rage
Date(s):                                                                June 1921; subsequent surveys 1923 and 29 May 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 98 10 SW SE or SW E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Reeder Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Atwood Corporation (St. Cloud, MN); operated by Stanley Szymanowski
Date(s):                                                                7-8 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 13 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 98 13 SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Claude Powell Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Claude Powell
Date(s):                                                                31 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 15 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 98 14 NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Knute Hagen Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Knute Hagen
Date(s):                                                                31 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 98 15 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 98 15 NE N1/2 (or NW)
Mine Name:                                                       Raugen Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Knute Raugen and Ole Jacobson
Date(s):                                                                20 January 1938

BILLINGS COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 102 22 SW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Little Missouri Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1920; subsequent surveys 1 August 1921 and 1922

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 102 22 SW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 102 22 SW NW 31/2 and SW SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Red Trail Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1922; subsequent surveys 28 May 1923 and 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 102 22
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 102 22 SW
Mine Name:                                                       Red Trail Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                29 July 1921

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 102 22 31/2 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 102 22 SW SE SE and 140 102 27 NW NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       John Taylor Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                24 July 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 102 26
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 102 26 NW NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Hygrade Lignite Coal Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                24 May 1940
**140 102 26 NW E1/2 labeled “Property of Hygrade Lignite Coal Co.”; however, no mine workings delineated at this location

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 102 27 “NW1/2”
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 102 27 NW NE NE (active workings) and 140 102 27 NW NE NE (discrete from above) and 140 102 22 SW SE SE (abandoned workings)--see John Taylor Coal Mine listing above
Mine Name:                                                       John Taylor Coal Mine
Mine Tyke:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 June 1939

BOWMAN COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 2 (handwritten on map)
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 99 2 SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1956
**Map appears to delimit test holes primarily
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 1 January 1957 same as 1 July 1956 map

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 99 2 SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1957

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 99 2 SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1958
**Planned mine areas at 130 99 2 SE 31/2 Ni/2

NOTE:                                                                   Copies dated 1 July 1958, 1 January 1959, 1 July 1959, and 1 January 1960 same as 1 January 1958 map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 99 2 SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1960
**Planned mine areas at 130 99 2 SE
NOTE:                                                                   Copies dated 1 January 1961 and 1 July 1961 same as map dated 1 July 1960

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 99 2 SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1962
**Planned mine areas at 130 99 2 SE N1/2 and boundary of Outcrop lignite slack delimited
NOTES:                                                                 Copies dated 10 July 1962, 1 January 1964, 1 July 1964, 1 January 1965, 31 December 1965, and 30 June 1966 same as map dated 1 January 1962

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 3 and 131 99 27 and 34 Legal Location (visual): 130 99 3 NW 31/2 and NE SW; 131 99 27
SW SE E1/2 and SE SW; and 131 99 34 NE NW and NW NE NE Mine Name: Peerless Mine, Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 February 1952

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 99 3 and 131 99 27 and 34
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 99 3 NW 31/2 and NE SW; 131 99 27 SW 31/2 and SE SW; and 131 99 34 NE NW and NW NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Peerless Mine, Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1955

Legal Location (from legend):                     131 99 27 and 34
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 99 27 SW SE E1/2 and SE 31/2; 131 99
34 NW NE NE and NE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Peerless Mine, Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 February 1952
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 1 February 1954 same as map dated 1 February 1952

Legal Location (from legend):                     None listed
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 99 27 SW 31/2 and SE SW; 131 99 34 NE NW and NW NE NE. Test holes at 131 99 27 S1/2; 131 99 34 NE; and 131 99 35 NW and SW
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Company
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1955
NOTE:                                                                   1 January 1956 copy same as above except it delimits a small mined area at 131 99 34 NW SE and NE SW and a planned area at 131 99 34NE
1 July 1956 copy same as 1 January 1956 copy except planned area extends into 131 99 35 NW 31/2
1 January 1957 copy same as 1 July 1956 copy except planned areas are mined areas and mine is expanding into 131 99 27 SW 31/2 and SE SW

Knife River Coal Mining Co. Map NOTES continued:
1 July 1957 copy delimits planned extension of mined area into 131 99 35 NW

1 January 1958 copy delimits mined areas at 131 99 34 NE
Center and 131 99 35 NW 31/2; additional expansion at 131
99 27 SW and SE

1 July 1958 copy delimits mined areas at 131 99 27 SW and SE SW; 131 99 34 NE and NW NE; and 131 99 35 NW 31/2

1 January 1959 copy same as 1 July 1958 map copy

1 July 1959 copy same as 1 July 1958 and 1 January 1959 copies

1 January 1960 copy delimits planned or mined areas at 131 99 27 31/2; 131 99 34 NE; and 131 99 35 NW

1 July 1960, 1 January 1961, and 1 July 1961 copies same as 1 January 1960 copy (above)
1 January 1962 copy same as 1 January 1960 copy (above) with additional development at 131 99 34 NW

1 July 1962, 31 December 1962, 1 July 1963, and 1 January 1964 copies same as 1 January 1962 copy (above)

1 July 1964 copy same as 1 January 1962 copy (above), with additional development at 131 99 33 NE

1 January 1965, 1 July 1965, 31 December 1965, 30 June 1966, 31 December 1966, 31 December 1967, 1 July 1968, and 1 January 1969 copies same as 1 July 1964 copy (above)

Legal Location (from legend):                     131 100 24 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 100 24 SW NW; SW SW; and NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Johnson Fuel Company Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Johnson Fuel Company
Date(s):                                                                10-11 January 1921; subsequent surveys 12 January 1922,
3-6                                                                          January 1923, 24-25 September 1923, and 17-19 January 1925
** “Open pit mining - abandoned 1921” delimited on map at 131 100 24 SW NW

NOTE:                                                                   Additional copies same as above dated as follows:
10-11 January 1921; subsequent surveys 12 January 1922, 3-6 January 1923, and 24-25 September 1923

10-11 January 1921, 12 January 1922, 3-6 January 1923, 24-25 September 1923, 17-19 January 1925, 16-18 October 1926, 21 July 1927, 11 July 1929

Legal Location (from legend):                     131 100 25 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 100 25 NW SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       P.A. Harder Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                23 June 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     131 100 25 N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 100 25 NW NE SW and NW NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Mine No. 1 of the Buffalo Creek Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Difficult to determine--likely Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                22 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     131 100 26 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 100 26 NE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Scranton Lignite Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 November 1924
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 10 September 1926 same as 1 November 1924 copy above

Legal Location (from legend):                     131 100 26 E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   131 100 26 NE SW SE S1/2 and NE SE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Scranton Lignite Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Andrew and Thomas Kalisiak
Date(s):                                                                13 July 1929; subsequent surveys 6 June 1933 and 20-21 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 102 14 SW SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Touhey Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by James Touhey; operated by Cornella and Sons
Date(s):                                                                6 May 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 102 15 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 102 15 SE SE SE and 132 102 22 NE NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Ralleck Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            J.D. Halleck
Date(s):                                                                11 June 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     i32 102 15 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 102 15 SE SE E1/2 and 132 102 22 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Halleck Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by J.D. Halleck
Date(s):                                                                10-11 September 1938
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 6 October 1939 same as 10-11 September 1938 map copy (above)

BURKE COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 93 27 NW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 93 27 NW SW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Lease BLM-018322(ND) Leroy Bonsness
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Apparently Bureau of Land Management; Not specified
Date(s):                                                                “Extensions 27 September 1961”
NOTE:                                                                   Second copy same as above with “Extensions 27 September 1961, 23 October 1963, 18 November 1964, 27 October 1965, and 18 October 1967
Third copy same as above with “Extensions 27 September
1961, 23 October 1963, 18 November 1964, 27 October 1965,
18 October 1967, and 22 October 1968

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 94 14 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 94 14 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Sommemess Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by N.O. Sommemess
Date(s):                                                                15 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 94 19 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Vicks Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by H.F. Vicks
Date(s):                                                                12 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 94 21 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 94 21 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Bonsness Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Ole Bonsness
Date(s):                                                                13 March 1924

BURLEIGH COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 4 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 4 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Asplund Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by T.J. Asplund
Date(s):                                                                28 July 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 5, 6, and 8
Legal Location (Visual):                                  Washburn Mine #2 at 142 79 5, 142 79 6 SE NE, and NE S1/2 S1/2. Ecklund land--2 mines, 1 active at 142 79 8 NW NW N1/2, and 1 abandoned at 142 79 8 NW W1/2 W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Washburn Lignite Coal Co., Mine #2
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Washburn Lignite Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                5 February 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided; 142 79 is handwritten on map
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 5 SW W1/2 W1/2, SE NE, NE SE, NW NW S1/2, SW N1/2 NI/2; 142 80 1 NE E1/2 E1/2 and SE NE NE; 143 80 36 SE SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Washburn Lignite Coal Mine (handwritten on map)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                None provided on map; 1929 handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 5, 6, 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 5 S1/2; 142 79 6 SE; 142 79 8 NW NE. 2 additional mines delimited at 142 79 8 NW NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Washburn Lignite Co., Mine #2
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 March 1929 Burleigh-1

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 8 N1/2; 142 79 5 ca. southern 450 ft. Inset map delimits 143 80 36; 142 80 1; 142 79 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 143 79 31 (mine company property) Mined areas delimited at 142 79 8, 5, 6; 142 80 1; 143 80 36; and 143 79 31
Mine Name:                                                       Truax-Traer Coal Co., Wilton Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Truax-Traer Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                December 1944, updated to 1 May 1946
NOTE:                                                                   Underground workings of this mine delimited at 142 79 8 NE NW E1/2, extending into 142 79 5 31/2
Unnamed, active mine delimited at 142 79 8 NW NW N1/2
Unnamed abandoned mines at 142 79 8 NW NW
Unnamed abandoned mine at 142 79 8 SE NW N1/2
Backman Mine (active) at 142 79 8 SE NW N1/2 (close to, but separate from unnamed abandoned mine at this location)

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 6 [“part of the NE1/4”]
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 6 NE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Lind Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                22 June 1926; subsequent survey 8 July 1927
NOTE:                                                                   Copies dated as follows are the same as the map above
22 June 1926, 27 July 1923, 30 June 1924, 30 July 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 8 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 8 NW NW 31/2 (“old mine”); 142 79 8 NW NW W1/2 (second “old mine”); 142 79 8 NW NW NW (active mine)
Mine Name:                                                       Ecklund Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both active and “old” mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Oscar Ecklund and J. Carison (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                3 May 1923
NOTE:                                                                   Workings of Washburn Lignite Coal̓ Co. also are delimited on this map at 142 79 5 SW and 142 79 6 SE

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 8 SW W1/2 and NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 8 NW NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Ecklund Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                October 1927

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 8 SW W1/2 and NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 8 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Ecklund Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                27 July 1937
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 11 July 1939 same as 27 July 1937 map above

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 8 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 8 SW NE N1/2 (two mines, one active and one abandoned)
Mine Name:                                                       Backman Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by E.E. Backman and Ole A. Olson
Date(s):                                                                4 May 1923; subsequent survey 7 June 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 8 SW E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 8 SW SE and SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Backman Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Emil Backman
Date(s):                                                                20-21 October 1937
NOTE:                                                                   Copies with dates extended to 11 July 1939 and 15 April 1942 same as copy dated 20-21 October 1937 above

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Asplund Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by H.C. Asplund
Date(s):                                                                28 July 1937
NOTE:                                                                   Copy with date extended to 11 July 1939 same as copy dated 28 July 1937 above

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 11 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 11 SW SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Fosberg Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Alfred Fosberg (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                3 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 11 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 11 SW SW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Fosberg Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Martin B. Bourgois
Date(s):                                                                27 July 1937
NOTE:                                                                   Copy with date extended to 11 July 1939 same as copy dated 27 July 1937 above

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 15 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 15 NW NW NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Engstrom Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Herman Engstrom (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                3 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 23 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 23 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       A.F. Anderson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                31 August 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 79 28 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 79 28 SW NE NE and SE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Bittner Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            J.A. Bittner (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                8 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 80 27 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 80 27 NE NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Holden Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Paul Holden
Date(s):                                                                20-21 October 1937

DIVIDE COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 94 7 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 94 7 NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Fenster and Moss Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                3 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 94 NW W1/2 [no Section provided]
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 94 7 NW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Hagen Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                7 March 1924
Legal Location (legend):                                162 94 7 NW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Hagen Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Even L. Hagen
Date(s):                                                                17 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 95 “Coalfield Township”
Legal Location (visual):                                   “Worked out by BNL [Baukol-Noonan Lignite, Inc.]”--162 95 2 31/2; 162 95 3 SE SE; 162 95 10 NW SE, NE SW, and NE E1/2; 162 95 11 N1/2; and 162 95 12 NW N1/2 and NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Baukol Noonan Lignite Inc. and Noonan Holding Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 May 1940
**Other mines and workings delimited on map:
Old Rought Pit at 162 95 2 SW SW N1/2
Light Coal Co. Mine Shaft at 162 95 3 SW 31/2
Abandoned Noonan Coal Co. Mine entrance at 162 95 3 SE SW
Old Truax Mine Tipple Site at 162 95 10 NW NE

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 95 3 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 95 3 SW Si/2
Mine Name:                                                       Light Bros. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                25 February 1924; apparent subsequent survey 30 June 1937 (handwritten on back of map)
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 16 June 1939 same as 25 February 1924 and 30 June 1937 copy above

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 95 3 SE 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 95 3 SE 31/2 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Hought Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                27 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 95 9 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Kimball Coal Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                23 February 1924 (map also delimits 1920 survey)

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 95 10 NE SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 95 10 NE SW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Logelin Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
date(s): 2 August 1920

Legal Location (from legend):                     162 102 22 NW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   162 102 22 NW NW E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Alkabo Coal Mine Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                12 July 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     163 95 9 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   163 95 9 NE SE extending into 163 95 16 SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Kimball Coal Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                31 August 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     Not provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be provided--map delimits cross-sections of “Sec. B of Tandberg Coal Mine Plat
Mine Name:                                                       Tandberg Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Eiviand Tandberg (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                1920

DUNN COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     141 93 3
Legal Location (visual):                                   141 93 3 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       L-3052N
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            G.T. Helgeson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                4 May 1943; subsequent survey 23 May 1944

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 94 25
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 94 25 NW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Christ Heinart (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                26 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 96 5
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 96 5 NW SW NW, with proposed extension into 143 96 5 NW SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Northwestern Improvement Company - T&M Lease No. 1741N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                22 June 1927

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 91 9 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Dodge Coal Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by H.T. Sloan; operated by E. Gossweilert and John Sloan
Date(s):                                                                14 June 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     145 93 26 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   145 93 26 NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Yarger Bros. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            John M. Yarger (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                13 June 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     145 94 34 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   145 94 34 NE NE NE; 145 94 35 [extreme NW corner]; 145 94 27 SE SE SE; and 145 94 26 SW SW SW-- a highway is delimited crossing the mined area
Mine Name:                                                       Dunn Center Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Superintended by John Bang
Date(s):                                                                6 December 1924

GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 104 [no Section or part section]
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 104 5 SE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       No data
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by N.W. Runyons
Date(s):                                                                31 October 1928 (handwritten on back of map)
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 104 5 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 104 5 SE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       No data
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Missouri Slope Land & Investment Co.; operated by Norman Runions
Date(s):                                                                8 May 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 104 15
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 104 15 NW NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Northwestern Improvement Company T&M Lease No. 1867N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 August 1931

GRANT COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 90 2 SE SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Eastman Mine
Mine Type:                                                         no data
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by W.B. Buchanan
Date(s):                                                                27 November 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 90 27
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Rogers Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by G.E. Rogers
Date(s):                                                                17 October 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 90 35
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 90 35 NE SW SW; NW SE SE; SW NE NE; and SE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit. Northwestern Improvement Co. L-2843N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Rudolph Iszler (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                22 April 1926; subsequent surveys 10 May 1927, 3 May 1928, 16 May 1929, 7 June 1930, 1 June 1931, 12 April 1932, 1 June 1933, 2 March 1934, 3 February 1935, 19 March 1936, 25 May 1937, 20 April 1938, 1 May 1939, 15 May 1940, 9 May 1941, and 15 May 1942

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 90 35
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 90 35 SE NW NW and SW NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Cain Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16 October 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 90 35
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       L-2843N
Mine Type:                                                         Not specified--possibly Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Leased by Rudolph Iszler
Date(s):                                                                18 April 1945; subsequent surveys 17 April 1946 and 2 May 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 87 7 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Kolbank Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Simon Pederson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                24 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 87 7 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 87 7 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Kolbank Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Simon Pederson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                15 October 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 87 7 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 87 7 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Kolbank Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Simon Pederson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                March 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 87 17 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Spring Butte Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Julius Zeller; operated by Louis and Henry Nehr
Date(s):                                                                23 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 87 17 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 87 17 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Spring Butte Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Julius Zeller; operated by L. Nehr
Date(s):                                                                15 October 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 88 1 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 88 1 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Coal Company
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                2 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided in legend; inset labeled 133 88 1 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 88 1 SE SE (old mine workings); 133 88 1 SE SE NW and SE SW NE (active mine workings)
Mine name:                                                       Lah Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1937-1938 (handwritten on back of map)

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 88 3 NE W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 88 3 NE NW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Comet Coal Company Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                July 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 88 3 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 88 3 NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       (Binek) Comet Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                August 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 89 6 81/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 89 6 31/2 (on ½-section line)
Mine Name:                                                       Knoppla Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Annie Knoppla
Date(s):                                                                5 December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 90 10 NE 31/2 and SE N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 90 10 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Gotthilf Knopp Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Gotthilf Knopp
Date(s):                                                                25 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 90 20 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 90 20 SW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Hauck and Heth Mine
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                22 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 89 30 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 86 30 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Circle Butte Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Otterstrom Bros. (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                23 October 1923
**Two copies of map; second copy stamped “Received 28 November 1923”

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 87 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       McDowell Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by 0. McDowell; operated by Hanson Bros.
Date(s):                                                                6 December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 90 26 SW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Banning and Webb
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 90 26 SW NW and NW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 90 26 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Banning and Webb
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Banning and Webb
Date(s):                                                                24-25 November 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 90 32 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 90 32 SW W1/2 W1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Roth Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Gotlieb Roth
Date(s):                                                                22 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 90 34 NW E1/2 and NE W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 90 34 NW E1/2 and NE SW, extending into NE NW; ‘mined out” area extends from 134 90 34 NW SE into 134 90 34 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Lease Bismarck 022727, Walter Davenport et al.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)--apparent underground works delimited at 134 90 34 NW SE and 134 90 34 NE SW
Owner/Operator:                                            Walter Davenport et al. (apparently lessees)
Date(s):                                                                “Extensions 15 May 1962, 18 September 1963, 21 October 1964, 14 October 1965, and 29 October 1966”
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated “Extensions 15 May 1962, 18 September 1963, 21 October 1964, 14 October 1965, 29 October 1966, and 14 November 1967” same as above copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 90 34 NE W1/2 and NW E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 90 34 NW E1/2 and NE SW, extending into NW SW; “mined out” area extends from 134 90 34 NW SE into 134 90 34 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Lease Bismarck 022727, Walter Davenport et al.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)--apparent underground works delimited at 134 90 34 NW SE and 134 90 34 NE SW
Owner/c5perator:                                            Walter Davenport et al. (apparently lessees)
Date(s):                                                                “Extensions 15 May 1962, 18 September 1963, 21 October 1964, 14 October 1965, 29 October 1966, 16 November 1967, and 20 November 1968”

Legal Location (from legend):                     135 90 35 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   135 90 35 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Pahl Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Jacob Pahl
Date(s):                                                                5 December 1923

HETTINGER COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 91 4 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 91 4 SE SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Kelsch Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by John Kelsch
Date(s):                                                                November 1923; subsequent survey 18 October 1924
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated 18 October 1924, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 91 33 SE 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 91 33 SE 31/2 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit, Northwestern Improvement Co. Lease No. 3145N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Henry Schremp (capacity not specified) is hand­written on map
Date(s):                                                                26 April 1926; subsequent surveys 11 May 1927, 3 May 1928, 17 May 1929, 6 June 1930, 30 May 1931, 12 April 1932, 31 May 1933, 1 March 1934, 2 February 1935, 2 May 1939, 16 May 1940, 9 May 1941, 15 May 1942, 3 May 1943, 21 May 1944, and 2 May 1947
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 3 December 1935, with subsequent surveys 19 March 1936, 30 March 1937, 20 April 1938, and 2 May 1939 is the same as the above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 91 35 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 91 35 NW NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Renke Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Andrew Kom
Date(s):                                                                26 November 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 91 35 N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 91 35 NW NW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit, Northwestern Improvement Co. Lease No. L985N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Andrew Kom (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                24 April 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 92 23 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 92 23 SW SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Kom Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)--not specified definitely
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                24 November 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 93 28 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Watson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by T.A. Watson
Date(s):                                                                5 December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 91 31 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 91 31 NE NW N1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Watrous OK Lignite Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Otto L. Kibbel
Date(s):                                                                23 November 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 91 35 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 91 35 SW SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Crary Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by W.C. Crary; operated by Earl Williams
Date(s):                                                                26 November 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 92 20 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 92 20 NW NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       “Map of Coal Mine. I. Loe, Owner”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by I. Loe
Date(s):                                                                7 April 1924
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 7 April 1924, extension 16 July 1925, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 94 18 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 94 18 NE SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Timber Creek Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Christian Walherm (or Walheim)
Date(s):                                                                “3 1923”

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 97 29 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 97 29 SW SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Schwarbel and Wigand Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                19 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 91 13 W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 91 13 SW SE W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit, Northwestern Improvement Co., T&M Lease No. 1 524N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Reinhart Sprecher (pencilled on map) (capacity not specified
Date(s):                                                                27 April 1926; subsequent surveys 29 December 1926, 2 May 1928, 17 May 1929, 8 June 1930, 30 June 1931, 13 April 1932, and 1 June 1933

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 91 24 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Kallis Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by William F. Kallis
Date(s):                                                                24 April 1938
NOTE:                                                                   Copy apparently dated 24 April 1938, extension 1939, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 95 5 SE NW (handwritten on map)
Mine Name:                                                       Red Star Coal Co. and Jackson and Blank pencilled on back of map
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified--possibly owned and/or operated by Jackson and Blank
Date(s):                                                                Not provided “1924-1925(?)” pencilled on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 96 2 NE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Weinandy Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by John Weinandy
Date(s):                                                                26 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 96 2 NE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 96 2 NE NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       J. Wyneandy Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                22 September 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     135 96 28 SW NE and SE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Havelock Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Managed by L.P.Walsh
Date(s):                                                                20 October 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     135 96 28 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   135 96 28 SW NE and SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Havelock Fuel Co.
Mine. Type:                                                        Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Oscar Austin
Date(s):                                                                20 January 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     136 96 33 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   136 96 33 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Albrecht Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     136 97 21 SE SE E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Aaby Light and Power Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                31 October 1921

Legal Location (from legend):                     “Location Not Shown”
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Quality Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         could not be determined
Owner/Operator:                                            could not be determined
Date(s):                                                                1937
**This map is filed separately, and it is in such fragile condition that it could not be unfolded and reviewed. Above information was supplied on the file containing the map.

MC KENZIE COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 99 1 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Unnamed, “Plat of an Underground Coal Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Olaf Lee
Date(s):                                                                26 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 99 1 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Unnamed, “Plat of an Underground Coal Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Knute Hagen; “Gust Youngquist penned beneath Hagen̓s name--capacity not specified
Date(s):                                                                26 February 1938; subsequent survey 26 July 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 99 1 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Unnamed, “Plat of an Underground Coal Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Knute Hagen
Date(s):                                                                26 February 1938; subsequent surveys 26 July 1939 and 22 June 1940

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 99 1 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Unnamed, “Plat of an Underground Coal Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Duncan Campbell
Date(s):                                                                26 February 1938; subsequent surveys 26 July 1939, 22 June 1940, and November 1943

Legal Location (from legend):                     149 100 2 “Lot 1”
Legal Location (visual):                                   149 100 2 NE NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Unnamed, “Plat of Coal Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Hans Haugen
‘Date(s): 12 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 98 33 SE SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 98 33 SE SW W1/2 W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Unnamed, “Plat of a Strip Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Howard Shelley
Date(s):                                                                29 October 1944

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       S.E. Staals Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                25 October 1944
**Hand drawn sketch map; no legal location or reference point provided

MC LEAN COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 82 12 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 82 12 NE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Isaacson Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Anton Isaacson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                13 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 82 6
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Bitumina Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by John Satterlund
Date(s):                                                                26-28 February 1928; subsequent surveys 8 March 1924 and 12 September 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 82 6 and 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 82 6 SE SW W1/2 and SW SE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Crescent Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Crescent Lignite Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                27-28 February and 1 March 1923
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 27-28 February and 1 March 1923; subsequently surveyed 9 September 1924 same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 82 6 and 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 82 6 SE SW W1/2 and SW SE E1/2; 142 82 7 NE NW NW and NW NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Halpern Coal Mine (formerly Crescent Coal Mine)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Clara and Betty Halpern (Crescent--owned by Crescent Lignite Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                Crescent--27-28 February and 1 March 1923; Halpern
1-2                                                                          September 1937
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 27-28 February and 1 March 1923, 1-2 September 1937, and 22 September 1939 and copy dated 27-28 February and 1 March 1923, 1-2 September 1937, and 10 December 1940 same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 82 6 and 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 82 6 SE SW W1/2 and SW SE E1/2; 144 82 7 NE NW and NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Halpern Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Clara and Betty Halpern
Date(s):                                                                11 March 1942

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 83 10
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 83 10 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Youngquist Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Ed Youngquist
Date(s):                                                                12 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 83 10
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Brown Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by J.R. Brown
Date(s):                                                                7 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 83 11 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 83 11 NW E1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Fred Pfister Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                24 October 1921; subsequent survey 3-4 March 1922

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 81 18 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   146 81 18 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Hanson Mine #2
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Lars Larson; operated by G.F. Payne
Date(s):                                                                8 January 1924
**Three copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 81 18 SW Wi/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Wagner Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by John H. Reitman; operated by John Kinn
Date(s):                                                                11 April 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 81 30 SE N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Zeller Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Dale Zeller
Date(s):                                                                25-28 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 81 30 SE 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Johnson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Albin Johnson
Date(s):                                                                28-30 June 1937
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 82 11 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       R.E. Bartley Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 February 1922; extension October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 82 12 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Isaacson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Anton Issacson
Date(s):                                                                No data; 1928 pencilled on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 82 13
Legal Location (visual):                                   146 82 13 SE and SW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Figenskau Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Figenskau Coal Mine Co.
Date(s):                                                                15-30 March i937
NOTE:                                                                   Additional map copies, the same as the above map copy, with following dates: 15-30 March 1937, extension; 22 March 1939 15-30 March 1937, extensions; 22 March 1939 and 14 February 1940; 15-30 March 1937, extensions 22 March 1939, 14 February 1940, and 14 March 1941 15-30March 1937, extensions 22 March 1939, 14 February 1940, 14 March 1941, and 23 March 1942 15-30 March 1937, extensions 22 March 1939, 14 February 1940, 14 March 1941, 23 March 1942, and 2 March 1944 15-30 March 1937, extensions 22 March 1939, 14 February 1940, 14 March 1941, 23 March 1942, 2 March 1944, and 17 November 1945

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 82 18 SW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Ed Wagner Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Ed Wagner
Date(s):                                                                24 February 1921, extension 10 October 1923
**Three copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 82 24 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   146 82 24 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Figenskau Coal Mine No. 2
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Figenskau Coal Mine Co.
Date(s):                                                                14 March 1941

Legal Location (from legend):                     147 82 28 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   147 82 28 SW SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Malloy & Crum Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Malloy & Crum (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                12 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 82 1
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 82 1 SW SW E1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Fredrich Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                19 November 1920

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 83 17 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 83 17 SE SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Steinwand Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Adolph Stienwand
Date(s):                                                                28 October 1937
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     i48 83 17 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 83 17 SE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Steinwand Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Adolph Steinwand
Date(s):                                                                13 June 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 83 18 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 83 18 NE SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Boger Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Boger Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                28 October 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 83 18 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 83 18 NE W1/2 W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Roger Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Roger Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                28 October 1937; extension 8 September 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 83 18 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Chris Hummel Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                22 October 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 83 18 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Zook Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Elmer Zook (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                15 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 83 18 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 83 18 SE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Swan Johnson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Swan Johnson (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                9 January 1924
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 83 18 W1/2 E1/2 W1/2, NE, SE W1/2, and SE NE N1/2; 148 83 19 NE W1/2, SE NW W1/2, and SW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Truax-Traer Coal Co., Custer Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 84 18 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 84 18 NE W1/2 and NW E1/2 E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Stevens Bros. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                13 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 84 18 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 84 18 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       J.A. Kunkel Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground and surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                10 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 84 30 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 84 30 SE SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       D.P. Robinson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by D.P. Robinson; operated by Schlisting and Kluntz
Date(s):                                                                12 January 1924
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     148 85 17 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   148 85 17 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Rupp Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Ed Rupp (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                16 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     149 87 17 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   149 87 17 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Roseglen City Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Orley R. Shaw
Date(s):                                                                22 July 1925
NOTE:                                                                   Copy of map dated 23 July 1925 with extension dated 28 October 1926 and copy of map dated 23 July 1925 with extension dated 31 March 1928 same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     149 87 20 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   149 87 20 NE NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Braasch Bros. Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Braasch Bros.
Date(s):                                                                18 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     149 85 12
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       J.W. Minter Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     No legend; 149 87 20 pencilled on back of map
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Roseglen Mine
Mine Type.:                                                        Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            “Win. Braasch” signed map (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                “1923” pencilled on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Quality Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Fred Andrews (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                17 October 1923

MERCER COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 & 144, 84 [no Sections or part sections]
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 84 4 NW and NE NW W1/2; 143 84 5 NE NE; 144 84 32 SE SE; and 14̓4 84 33 SW
Mine Name:                                                       Glenharold Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Truax-Traer Coal Company, Division of Consolidation Coal Company
Date(s):                                                                1 November 1965
NOTE: The following entries concern the Knife River Coal Mining Co., which conducted either underground or surface mining in all or parts of the following legal locations: 143 87 6, 7, 8, 17 18; 143 88 1, 2, 11, 12, 14; 144 87 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 16, 17, 18; 144 88 1, 2, 11, 12, 13
Individual maps and copies thereof are listed below.

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 87
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 87 6 31/2; 143 87 7; 143 87 8 W1/2; 143 87 17 Wi/2; 143 87 18
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Company
Mine Type:                                                         NA--map illustrates test hole locations
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1964

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 87 6 NW; 143 87 7 SW and NE SW SW; 143 87 18 NW; 144 88 1 31/2; 144 88 2 SE; 144 88 11 E1/2 and SW; 144 88 12 SW; and 144 88 14 NW
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co. (South Unit)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                31 December 1965
NOTE: Copy, dated 30 June 1966, same as above (1965) map
Copy, dated 31 December 1966, same as above (1965) map, with extension into 144 88 2 NE
Copy, dated 1 July 1967, same as above (1965) map, with extension into 144 88 2 NE
Copy, dated 31 December 1967, same as above (1965) map, with extension in 144 88 2 NE
Copy, dated 1 July 1968, same as above (1965) map, with extensions in 144 88 2 NE
Copy, dated 31 December 1968, same as above (1965) map, with extensions in 143 87 6 SW, 144 88 2 E1/2, 144 88 11, and 144 88 12 31/2

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 87
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 87 17 W1/2; 143 87 18 NW and 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date:                                                                     1 January 1965
NOTE: Copy, dated 1 July 1965, same as above map, with apparent mining plans at 143876 NW and 143877 SE SESW

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 88 1 31/2; 143 88 2 SE; 143 88 11 E1/2 and SW; 143 88 12 SW; and 143 88 14 NW
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co. (South Beulah Work Map)
Type:                                                                     Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1965
NOTE: Copy, dated 1 January 1965, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 88 14 NW NE; 143 88 11 E1/2 and SW; 143 88 2 SE. Planned areas at 143 88 2 E1/2. Test Hole locations at 143 88 1 S1/2; 143 88 2 E1/2; 143 88 11; 143 88 12 E1/2 and SW; 143 88 13; and 143 88 14 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Company (South Beulah)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1964

Legal Location (from legend):                     143 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined and planned areas at 143 88 ii
31/2 and 143 88 14 NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co. (South Beulah)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1964

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 & 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 18 NW, NE NW W1/2, and SW NW, with extensions into 144 87 7 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1951
NOTE:                                                                   An additional map is taped to this map copy; however, it could not be reviewed because it is in fragile condition

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 “E”
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 5 SE SW and SW SE; 144 87 8 NE and NW N1/2; 144 87 16 W1/2; and 144 87 17 N1/2 and SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1960
NOTE:                                                                   Copies--dated 1 January 1961, 1 July 1961, 1 January 1962, 1 July 1962, 31 December 1962, 1 July 1963, 1 January 1964, and 1 July 1964--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 5 SE SW and SW SE; 144 87 8 N1/2; 144 87 9 W1/2; 144 87 16 W1/2; and 144 87 17 N1/2 and SE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1965
NOTE:                                                                   Copies--dated 1 July 1965, 31 December 1965, 30 June 1966, 31 December 1966, 1 July 1967, 31 December 1967, 1 July 1968, and 1 December 1968--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 6 SE SW and 144 87 7 E1/2 and NW
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co. (handwritten on back of map)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1952
NOTE:                                                                   Two copies--dated 1 January 1953--same as above map copy, with extensions into 144 87 6 SW

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 6 SE SW and SW SE; 144 87 7 W1/2 and NE W1/2; with extensions into 144 88 12 NE and 144 88 13 Ni /2
Mine Name:                                                       No data--appears to be Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                None provided
NOTE:                                                                   Copy attached to map dated 1 January 1951 illustrates mine in what appears to be 1448763W SE and SE SW; 144877; 144 87 12 NE 31/2 and 31/2, with extensions into 144 88 13 N1/2 and 144 88 18 NW NW

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined areas at 144 87 7 W1/2 and
NE W1/2 W1/2--extensions into 144 87 18 NW NW--and 144 88 12 31/2 and NE 31/2--extensions into 144 88 13 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co., handwritten on back of map
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1948

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 17 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1954

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 16 SW; 144 87 17 N1/2 and SE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                January 1954
**Two copies of map

NOTE: Copies--dated 1 January 1955, 1 January 1956, 1 July 1956, 1 January 1957, 1 July 1957, 1 January 1958, and 1 July 1958--same as above map copy

Copies--dated 1 January 1959 and 1 January 1960--same as above (January 1954) map copy, with extension into 144 87 16 NW

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 16 E1/2; 144 87 17 N1/2 and SE; and planned area at 144 87 9 W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1959

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 6 SW SE; 144 87 7 W1/2; 144 88 12 31/2 and NE NE 31/2--underground workings. 144 88 1 SW SE and SE 31/2 and 144 88 12 NE N1/2 and NW NE--surface (strip) workings
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground and Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1952
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated January 1953--same as above map copy with underground extensions into 144 88 13 N1/2 and surface extensions into 144 88 12 NE SW

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 6 SW SW with extension into 144 88 1 SE SE; 144 87 7 NW and SW N1/2 with extensions into 144 88 12 NE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co. (on map attached to original map copy)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data--1 January 1955 on map attached to original map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 7 W1/2 and 144 88 12 NE 31/2 and 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co. (written on back of map)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                January 1944 written on back of map
NOTE: Undated copy same as above copy, with mined area in 144 87 7 NE 31/2 and extensions into 144 88 13 N1/2
Copy--dated 1 January 1946--same as January 1944 map, with extensions into 144 88 13 N1/2

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 and 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined area--144 87 7 SW and NW SW; 144 87 18 NE, NE NW W1/2, and SW NW; 144 88 12 NE 31/2 and SE; and 144 88 13 E1/2, with extensions into 144 88 13 NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1937
NOTE: Copy dated 1 January 1939 same as above (1937) map
Copies--dated 1 January 1942 and 1 January 1943--same as above (1937) map, with mined area into 144 88 13 NW E1/2
Copy dated 1 January 1944 same as above (1937) map, with extensions into 144 88 12 SW SE
Copy dated 1 January 1945 same as above (1937) map, with mined area into 144 88 13 NW NW

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 and 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 18 NW, NE NW W1/2, SW NW; 144 88 13 E1/2, NE E1/2, NW NW; with extensions into 144 87 7 SW and NW SW; 144 88 12 NE 31/2 and SE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 January 1946
NOTE:                                                                   Copies--dated 1 January 1947, 1 January 1949, 1 January 1950, and 1 January 1953 (two copies)--same as map (1946) above

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 and 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined areas--144 87 18 NW W1/2 and SW NW; 144 88 13 NE SE, SE N1/2--and extensions into 144 88 13 NE SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                30 May 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mine at 144 87 18 NW NW with extensions into 144 87 7 W1/2; and Mine at 144 88 13 N1/2 N1/2, with extensions into 144 88 12 NE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data--attached to map dated 1 January 1945

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 and 88
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 18 NE NW E1/2, NW, and SW NW; 144 88 13 N1/2 and SE
Mine Name:                                                       Knife River Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1952
NOTE:                                                                   The following entries ~concern the Dakota Collieries/Indian Head Mine which conducted surface mining in all or parts of the fol­lowing legal locations:
143 88 5, 6
144 88 30, 31, 32, 33
144 89 24, 25
Individual maps and copies thereof are listed below.

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   143 88 5 NW NW NW; 143 88 6 NE NE NE; 144 88 31 NE 31/2 and SE E1/2; 144 88 32 NW 31/2, SW N1/2 N1/2, NE SW, and SE NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data
NOTE: 2 copies of this map--1 is taped to another that contains yearly dates from 10 May 1939 through 23 May 1956
There are 8 additional copies of this map with the same locations as those on the above (undated) map--each of these maps contains a date as follows:
Two copies dated 1939-1942, copy dated 1960, copy dated about 1961, copy dated 1964, copy dated 1965, copy dated August 1966, and copy dated 1967

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided—surveyor’s statement
includes 144 88 30
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 30 N1/2; SW; and SW SW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Co. (formerly Zap Colliery Co.)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                May 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined at 144 88 30 and 144 88 31 NE NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                June 1940
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined areas--144 88 30 NE W1/2, SE, SW E1/2, NW; 144 88 31 NW NE NE, NE
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Co. (formerly Zap Colliery)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                10 May 1939, 11 June 1940, 12 July 1941
NOTE:                                                                   Two copies, dated 1939-1941 (see above) and 1 September 1942
Copy, dated 1939-1941 (see above), 1 September 1942, and 7 May 1943
Two copies, dated 1939-1941 (see above), 1 September 1942, 7 May 1943, and 3 June 1944
Two copies, dated 1939-1941 (see above), 1 September 1942, 7 May 1943, 3 June 1944, and 16 July 1945

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):̓ Mined area--144 88 30 NE W1/2, NW, SW E1/2, SE; 144 88 31 NE, NW NE NE; 144 88 32 NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Co. (formerly Zap Colliery Co.)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                10 May 1939, 11 June 1940, 12 July 1941, 1 September 1942, 7 May 1943, 3 June 1944, 16 July 1945, and 19 July
                                                                                1946
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 30 NE W1/2, NW, SW E1/2, SE; 144 88 31 NE, NW NE NE extending into SE; 144 88 32 NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Co. (formerly Zap Colliery Co.)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                10 May 1939, 11 June 1940, 12 July 1941, 1 September 1942, 7 May 1943, 3 June 1944, 16 July 1945, 19 July 1946, and 2 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mined areas in 144 88 30 NE W1/2, SE,
SW E1/2, NW; 144 88 31 NW NE NE, NE, SE E1/2, SE NW; and
144 88 32 W1/2 (apparently apply to Pit #2). Boundary of
Pit #1 in 144 88 30 W1/2 W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Co. (formerly Zap Colliery Co.)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                10 May 1939, 11 June 1940, 12 July 1941, 1 September 1942, 7 May 1943, 3 June 1944, 16 July 1945, 19 July 1946, 2 July 1947, and 26 April 1948
NOTE: Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above) and 8 August 1949--same as above map
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, and 18 August 1950--same as above map; a second copy dated 1939 through 1950 does not include the Section 32 mine areas listed under Legal Location (visual) above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, and 21 August 1951--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949,
19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, and 11 July 1952--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, and 27 May 1953--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, and 29 June 1954--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, 29 June 1954, 13 May 1955, and 23 May 1956--same as 1939- 1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, 29 June1954, 13 May 1955, 23 May 1956, 29 May 1957, and 26 May 1958--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, 29 June 1954, 13 May 1955, 23 May 1956, 29 May 1957, 26 May 1958, and 4 June 1959--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, 29 June 1954, 13 May 1955, 23 May 1956, 29 May 1957, 26 May 1958, 4 June 1959, and 6 June 1960--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, 29 June 1954, 13 May 1955, 23 May 1956, 29 May 1957, 26 May 1958, 4 Jun&1959, 6 June 1960, and 9 June 1961—same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), 8 August 1949, 19 August 1950, 21 August 1951, 11 July 1952, 27 May 1953, 29 June 1954, 13 May 1955, 23 May 1956, 29 May 1957, 26 May 1958, 4 June 1959, 6 June 1960, 9 June 1961, 8 June 1962, 7 June 1963, and 10 June 1964--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), dated 8 August 1949 through 10 June 1964 (see previous “copy” note), and 14 July 1965--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), dated with the dates 8 August 1949 through 14 July 1965 (see previous two “copy” notes), and 2 August 1966--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated 1939 through 1948 (see above), dated with the dates 8 August 1949 through 2 August 1966 (see previous three “copy” notes), and 4 October 1967--same as 1939-1948 map above
Copy--dated with 10 May 1939 through 4 October 1967 dates (see above 1939-1948 map entry and all above “copy” notes) --same as 1939-1948 map above

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 30 NE W1/2, SE, SW E1/2, NW; 144 88 31 NW NE NE, NE, SE E1/2, SE NW; 144 89 24 E1/2; 144 89 25 NE
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data
**Mining camp at 144 89 24 E1/2; unnamed underground mine at 144 89 24 SE SW; unnamed underground mine at 144 88 31 NW 31/2
***Six copies of map
NOTE:                                                                   Additional copies as follows:
Copy dated 1939-1942 (handwritten on back of map)
Photocopy dated 1957 (handwritten on back of map)
Copy dated 1958 (handwritten on back of map)
Photo reduction (undated)

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 31 SE NE; 144 88 32 NE SW, NW 31/2, SW N1/2 N1/2, SW 31/2, SE 31/2; 144 88 33 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated 1960--same as above map
Copy--dated 1964--same as above map
Copy--dated 1965--same as above map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 31 SE NE; 144 88 32 NE SW, NW 31/2, SW N1/2 N1/2, SW 31/2, SE 31/2, SE NE; 144 88 33 SW SW, SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1967 handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   Sections 31, 32, 33 [likely 144 88] are labeled; nothing more specific could be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Indianhead Mine, North American Coal Corp.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data; map illustrates mine areas and boundaries that are dated--latest date 1 December 1958

Legal Location (from legend):                     ̓ None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 32 NE SW, SE NW N1/2, SW N1/2 N1/2, NW 31/2, 31/2 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries, Indianhead Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1961 (pencilled on back of map)
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--undated--same as above map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 32 NW 31/2 31/2 and SW N1/2 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries (handwritten on back of map)
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data
**Two copies of map
NOTE: Additional copy--about 1949 handwritten on back--same as above map copy
Second additional copy--1948, 1949, 1950 handwritten on back-- same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 31 NE 31/2, SE E1/2; 144 88 32 NW 31/2, SW N1/2 N1/2, 31/2 31/2, SE NW N1/2, NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1957 (handwritten on back of map)

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 32 SW N1/2 N1/2, 31/2 31/2, SE NW N1/2, NE SW, NW 31/2; 144 88 33 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1961 (handwritten on back of map)
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated August 1966 (handwritten on back of map--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 33 SW SW; 144 88 32 SW N1/2 N1/2, NW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date:                                                                     No data
**Four copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 33 SW SW; 144 88 32 SW N1/2 N1/2,
NW 31/2; with planned mine areas at 144 88 32 SW SE and SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 31 NE 31/2, SE E1/2; 144 88 32 NW 31/2, SW N1/2 N1/2, NW NE SW; and planned areas at 144 88 32 SW S1/2 and SE
Mine Name:                                                       Dakota Collieries
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                No data
**This is a Photo reduction

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 85 13 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 85 13 SE W1/2 W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       A.O. Serr Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by A.O. Serr
Date(s):                                                                June 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 85 13 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 85 13 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Stanton Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            E.R. Bohrer, Proprietor
Date(s):                                                                23 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 85 23 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Smith Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Ben Janssen
Date(s):                                                                9November 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 87 6 SE 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 87 6 SE SW SE and SW SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Boettcher Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 October 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 88 15 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 15 SE SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Kerner Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Kerner & Kerner (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                14 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 88 31 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 88 31 NW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       “New Underground Mine of the Dakota Mines Corporation”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                14 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 (or 88) 24 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Mine, Zap Colliery Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 October 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 17 SW SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 17 SE SW N1/2 N1/2, SE NW 31/2, SE NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Kamins Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                23 June 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 17 SW SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 17 SE S~/2, SW SE; and 144 89 20 NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Kamins Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                23 June 1924
**Copy appears to be more than one map, pieced together and copied

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 SE NW 31/2, SE NW 31/2, SE SW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Kamins Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                27 June 1925
**Four copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 20 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 20 NE NW, extending into NE NE; mine entry and “old mine” at 144 89 17 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Kamins Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Abe Kamins (also Proprietor)
Date(s):                                                                24 January 1938
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated 7 February 1938 and 24 May 1939--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 22 NE 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 22 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Zap Coal Company
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Eli Ounderson, Proprietor
Date(s):                                                                2 April 1926
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated 2 April 1925 and 20 April 1926--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 ?3 SW 31/2 and 144 89 26 NW N1/2, extending into NW S1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Lucky Strike Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                “Up to” 1 November 1922, 1 January 1923, 2 April 1923, 1 October 1923, and 1 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 23 SW 31/2 and 144 89 26 NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Lucky Strike Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                March 1922 (original); 31 March 1924 (label over legend)

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 23 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 23 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       United Lignite Mining Company (now known as Dry Flint Coal Co.--B.M. Akers operator)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified--likely operated by B.M. Akers, see Mine Name information above
Date(s):                                                                13 December 1920; subsequent surveys 1 February 1922, 8 December 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 89 [no Section] SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 89 [no Section] SW--majority of mine workings at SW NE and SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Bismarck 024186; Eli Gunderson
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Eli Gunderson--apparently lessee
Date(s):                                                                15 December 1937, 12 December 1938 (listed twice on map)
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated as above and 10 January 1940--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     144 90 9 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   144 90 9 SW NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Morris Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Ed Morris
Date(s):                                                                16 June 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     145 86 20 NE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Krem Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                9-10 April 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     146 89 22 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Walker Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Joseph M. Walker
Date(s):                                                                5 May 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     147 90 [no Section] Lot 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   Mine appears to be at 147 90 7 NW SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Blue Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                7 July 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     147 90 [no Section] Lot 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Blue Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                7 July 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     “located at Hazen, N. Oak.” Legal Location (visual): could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       “Plan of Lignite Coal Mine showing Main Entry - Rooms - Air Passages. .
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Sam Danzer, Proprietor
Date(s):                                                                26 August 1922
NOTE:                                                                   A map illustrating Main Entry depth below ground line, cross-section map, appears to apply to map above; it is dated 26 August 1922

MORTON COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     132 90 27 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   132 90 27 SW SE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit, Northwestern Improvement Co., Lease No. L702N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                6 December 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     137 81 14 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   137 81 14 SE 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Campbell Mine (easternmost) and Mickelson Mine (westernmost)
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified for either mine
Date(s):                                                                October 1924
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 81 23 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Teppo Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Rudolph Teppo
Date(s):                                                                October 1924
**Koponen Mine also is delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     137 81 23 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   137 81 23 SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Lehto Brothers Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                18 September 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     137 81 25 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Koponen Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Frank Koponen, Jr.
Date(s):                                                                October 1924
**Teppo Mine also is delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 87 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 87 7 SE W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by A.P. Fitterer
Date(s):                                                                24 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 85 5
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 85 5 NE NE 31/2 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Win. V. Schmitt (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                18 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 85 9
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 85 9 NW SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by J.E. Koelberer
Date(s):                                                                12 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 85 9
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 85 9 SE NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by J.E. Koelberer
Date(s):                                                                18 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 88 22 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Spring Valley Products Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                24 December 1921; subsequent survey 27 June 1922

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 88 23
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 88 23 NE SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            F.G. Land (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                24 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 88 23
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 88 23 NW SW 31/2 and SW NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by F.G. Lang
Date(s):                                                                23 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 89 24 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 89 24 SW SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Paul Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Jos. Paul
Date(s):                                                                21 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 85 21 NW
Mine Name:                                                       McCormick Coal Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 88 13
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 88 13 NW NE SE; NE NW SW; and NE SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit, Northwestern Improvement Co., Lease No. L3248N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            E.C. Richter (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                1 May 1928; extensions 28 June 1928, 14 June 1929, 6 June 1930, 2 June 1931, 10 April 1932, 5 June 1933, 2 March 1934, 8 February 1935, 31 March 1937, 21 April 1938, 1 May 1939, 16 May 1940, and 10 May 1941

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 88 13
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 88 13 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       L-1381-N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Ben E. Richter (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                “1928” handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 88 13
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       L-3248
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            E.C. Richter (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                10 May 1941; extensions 15 May 1942, 3 May 1943, 22 May 1944, 19 April 1945, and 19 April 1946

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 92 4 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Wiest Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by F.A. Wiest
Date(s):                                                                June 1924
**The Elmer Mine also is delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 90 1 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Wehri Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                30 September 1944 (handwritten on back of map)

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 90 3 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       North Star Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                11 October 1920; extension 20 May 1923
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 90 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 90 8 NE SW SW; SW NE NE; and SE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Harnisch Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Robert Harnisch
Date(s):                                                                December 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 90 8
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 90 8 NE SW SW; NW SE; SW NE NE; and SE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Bismarck 020191
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Robert Harnisch (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                14 December 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 90 24 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Elmer Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Elmer Bros.; operated by S. Reinbold
Date(s):                                                                June 1924
**The Wiest Mine also is delimited on this map copy

MOUNTRAIL COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 90 14 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 90 14 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Lofgren Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by O.H. Lofgren; operated by Geo. Baker
Date(s):                                                                21 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 90 23 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 90 23 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Parshall Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by A.0. Rounbuck (or Rambuck) ; operated by T.J. Dalen
Date(s):                                                                15 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 91 10 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 91 10 NE SE and 152 91. 11 NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Evanson and Anderson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Eric Tanzdahl; operated by Evanson and Anderson
Date(s):                                                                18 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 92 9 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 92 9 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Cozens Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Farmers State Bank; operated by Win. Cozens
Date(s):                                                                19 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     “Section Five of Oakland Township”
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 89 5--SW suggested by description, but could not be determined definitely
Mine Name:                                                       Palda Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            owned by George S. Rogers
Date(s):                                                                surveyed 8 August 1938; dated January 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     “Oakland Township”
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 89--could not determine more specific location
Mine Name:                                                       Palda Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by George S. Rogers
Date(s):                                                                28 November 1940

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 94 9 SE and 156 94 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   156 94 9 SE SE; 156 94 10 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Podger Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            George Podger (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                23 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 94 19 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Tom Olson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Tom Olson; operated by Alfred Star
Date(s):                                                                25 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 94 23 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   156 94 23 SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Axel Olson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                29 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     157 93 8 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   157 93 8 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Ora Williams Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Ora Williams
Date(s):                                                                26 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     157 93 19 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   157 93 19 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Moore Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/aerator:                                                Owned and operated by Tom Moore
Date(s):                                                                27 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     157 94 12 NE
Legal Location.(visual):                                  157 94 12 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Gathman Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Eol. Gathman
Date(s):                                                                27 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 93 19 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 93 19 SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Blikre Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Nels J. Blikre
Date(s):                                                                28 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 93 30 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 93 30 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Garber Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by J.L. Garber
Date(s):                                                                28 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     “Section 30, Powers Lake Township”
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 93 30--NE suggested by description
Mine Name:                                                       Hans Anderson’s Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                9 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 93 30 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   15893 30 NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Leef Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Chas Leef
Date(s):                                                                28 January 1924

OLIVER COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     141 84 2 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   141 84 2 SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Meyhoff Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Dick Meyhoff Date(s): 1 July 1924
**The Bartram Mine and the Ementh Mine also are delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     141 84 2 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   141 84 2 SW SE and SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Emeneth Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by B. Emeneth
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1924
**The Bartram Mine and the Meyhoff Mine also are delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     141 84 2 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   141 84 2 NW N1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Bartram Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Fred Bartram
Date(s):                                                                1 July 1924
**The Meyhoff Mine and the Emeneth Mine also are delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 83 19 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 83 19 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       M.N. Tripp Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Mrs. M.N. Tripp
Date(s):                                                                30 June 1924
**The “Tripp Mine,” located at 142 83 29 NW, also is delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 83 29 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 83 29 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Tripp Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by N.O. Nelson; operated by W.M. Schenk
Date(s):                                                                30 June 1924
**The M.N. Tripp Mine, located at 142 83 19 NE, also is delimited on this map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     142 83 29 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   142 83 29 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Schenk Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 September 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     149 84 8 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   149 84 8 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Pleasant Valley Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Win. Borneman & Bros.
Date(s):                                                                28 June 1924

RENVILLE COUNTY (Legal Locations are “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 86 28 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 86 28 SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       White Ash Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by D. Carrol; operated by Gilbert Bakken
Date(s):                                                                27 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 86 34 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       H.J. Mandt Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by H.T. Mandt
Date(s):                                                                17 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 85 34 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 85 34 NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Jensen Bros. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by S.J. Rassinussen; operated by L. Jensen
Date(s):                                                                29 March 1924

SLOPE COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     130 103 20 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   130 103 20 SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Ben Meggers Lignite Mine
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                October 1944 handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     133 98 23 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   133 98 23 SW SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Boston Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (possible)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by H. Boston
Date(s):                                                                18 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 101 5 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 101 5 NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Farmland & Coal Co. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            C.L. Bishop--Trustee; A.B. Landquist--Agent
Date(s):                                                                22 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     134 101 32 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   134 101 32 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Sand Creek Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            T.F. Roberts
Date(s):                                                                21 April ‘1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     135 99 17 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   Two mines--Mine No. 1 and Mine No. 2--both located at 135 99 17 SW SE (or E1/2)
Mine Name:                                                       Johnson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by J.F. Johnson; operated by M.J. Hanratty
Date(s):                                                                24 April 1924

STARK COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     137 97 34 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   137 97 34 SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Mang Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Christian Mang
Date(s):                                                                21 April 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 93 3
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 93 3 NW SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip) (possibly)
Owner/Operator:                                            Alfred Elkin (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                25 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     138 93 10 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   138 94 10 NE E1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Carl Johnson Farm Strip Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                26 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 92 4 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 92 4 NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Adam Senn Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16 July 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 92 4 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 92 4 NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       White Ash Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            .F.B. Messner (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                25 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 5
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 5 SW 31/2, extending into 139 95 8 NW N1/2 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Pittsburg Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1916; extensions 4 June 1918, 15 December 1918, 31 December 1919, 10 November 1921, 30 April 1922, and 24 January 1923
NOTE:                                                                   Second copy of map, same as map copy above, dated December 1916; extensions 4 June 1918, 15 December 1918, 31 December 1919, 10 November 1921, 30 April 1922, 24 January 1923, 25 January 1924, and 16 March 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 5 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 5 3W 31/2; 139 95 6 SE SE E1/2 and SE NE SE; 139 95 8 NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Pittsburg Coal Mine - Lease No. L683N
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1916 to March 1925 (see above); 21 July 1926, 13 May 1927, 5 May 1928, and 18 May 1929
NOTE:                                                                   Copy of map,̓ same as above map copy, dated December 1916 to March 1925 (see first Pittsburgh Coal Mine entry) , 21 July 1926, 13 May 1927, 5 May 1928, 18 May 1929, 10 June 1930, 6 June 1931, 20 April 1932, 12 January 1934, 31 March 1935, 24 March 1936, and 8 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided (two attached pieces of an apparently larger map)
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 6 SE and 139 95 7 N1/2 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Pittsburg Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                January 1938 handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 5 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 5 SW 31/2; 139 95 6 SE 31/2 and SE NE; 139 95 7 NE N1/2 N1/2; and 139 95 8 NW N1/2 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Pittsburg Coal Mining Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1916 through March 1925 (see first Pittsburg Coal Mine entry); extensions 21 July 1926, 13 May 1927, 5 May 1928, 18 May 1929, 10 June 1930, 6 June 1931, 20 April 1932, 12 January 1934, 31 January 1935, 24 March 1936, 8 January 1938, 14 October 1949
NOTE:  Copy, same as above map with exception of [visual] Section 7 location, with above dates and 23 May 1941, 23 September 1941, 18 May 1942, and 11 May 1943
Copy, same as above map with [visual] Section 7 location, with above dates and 23 May 1941, 23 September 1941, 18 May 1942, 11 May 1943, and 26 May 1944

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 7 NE NE, extending into 139 95 7 NE SE, NE SW, and NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Binek Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1919 to March 1925; 23 July 1926
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, same as map above, dated December 1919 to March 1925; 23 July 1926, and 17 May 1927 Copy, same as map above, dated December 1919 to March 1925; 23 July 1926, 17 May 1927, and 9 May 1928

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 7 NE NE, extending into 139 95 7 NE SE, NE SW, and NE NW and 139 95 8 NW NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Binek Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1919 to March 1925; 23 July 1926, 17 May 1927, 9 May 1928, and 11 June 1930

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 7 NE NE; 139 95 6 SE SE SE; 139 95 8 NW NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Binek Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1919 to March 1925; 23 July 1926, 17 May 1927, 9 May 1928, 22 May 1929, 11 June 1930, and 3 June 1931

Legal Location (from legend):                     Legend is missing from map copy
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 7 NE; 139 95 6 SE SE; 139 95 8 NW NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Binek
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1919 to March 1925; 23 July 1926, 17 May 1927, 9 May 1928, 22 May 1929, 11 June 1930, 3 June 1931, 18 April 1932, 13 June 1933, 6 March 1934, 22 September 1934, 1 February 1935, 6 January 1936, 25 March 1937, 7 January 1938, and 29 April 1939
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, same as above map, dated with above dates and 18 May 1940, 24 May 1941, 16 May 1942, and 10 May 1943

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided--”Section 7” written on map
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 7 NE NE; 139 95 6 SE SE; and 139 95 8 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Binek Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                25 March 1937 written on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 7 NE; 139 95 8 NW NW NW--a strip pit is delineated at 139 95 8 NW NW SW and 139 95 5 NE NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Binek Coal Mine (underground); No data (surface-- strip mine)
Mine Type:                                                         One underground (Binek); one surface (unnamed)
Owner/Operator:                                            Frank Binek (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                December 1919 to. March 192S; 23 July 1926, 17 May 1927, 9 May 1928, 22 May 1929, 11 June 1930, 3 June 1931, 18 April 1932, 13 June 1933, 6 March 1934, 22 September 1934, 1 February 1935, 6 January 1936, 2S March 1937, 7 January 1938, 29 April 1939, 18 May 1940, 24 May 1941, 16 May 1942, 10 May 1943, 2S May 1944, and 23 April 1945

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 8 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 8 NE SW--may extend into 139 95 8 SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Reilly Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by J.F. Reilly
Date(s):                                                                15 August 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 9
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 9 SW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Strip Pit, Northwestern Improvement Co. T&M Lease No. 2405N
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Martin Binek handwritten on map (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                19 April 1932, 21 January 1933, 12 January 1934, 30 January 1935

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided--139 95 17 and 19 written on back of map
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 17 NW, extending into SW NW NW; 139 95 18 NE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       None provided--Lehigh Briquetting Co. written on back of map
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                January 1923-March 1925; July 1926-March 1934; January 1935-March 1936; 4 January 1937, 3 April 1937, 3 January 1938, 4-6 January 1938, 27 April 1939, and 24-26 April 1939-- 27 April 1939 handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided--139 95 17 and 18 hand­written on back of map
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 17 NW and 139 95 18 NE NE E1/2 and NE SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       N one provided--T&M #5993 and Lehigh Briquetting Co.
written on front of map
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                4 January 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 17 SW and 139 95 18 SE
Mine Name:                                                       Lehigh Briquetting Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                29-30 May 1944

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 95 17 W1/2; 139 95 18 E1/2; 139 95 19 NE NE; and 139 95 20 NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Lehigh Briquetting Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                28 April 1947
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, same as above map copy, with 6 June 1949 handwritten on back of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 95 17
Legal Location (visual):                                   Old stripping at 139 95 8 31/2 Center; no mine delimited at 139 95 17--drawing of a mine shows underground type
Mine Name:                                                       Turners Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Apparently Surface (strip) and Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Tom Cooney (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                18 January 1925 and 27 March 1925
NOTE:                                                                   The following is handwritten on the back of this map-- Lehigh Mining Co.; Stark Co.; Dickinson, North Dakota; 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 97 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Riva Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 97 18 SE 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 97 18 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Perzinski Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 98 6
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 98 6 SW NW SW and SW 31/2 31/2; 139 99 1 SE NE SE and SE SE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Zenith Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                3 November 1920; 6 August 1921 included within mine boundaries
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 98 6 SW NW SW and SW SW; 139 99 1 SE NE SE and SE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Zenith Briquet & Mines Corporation
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (slope)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                January 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 97 11 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Thos. J. Ridl Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1923
**Mine appears to be SW of the “NW corner of Section 11, 97 140,” which would place it at 140 97 12 NE

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 97 28 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 97 28 SW NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Burda Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                December 1923 Stark-9

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 97 28 NW E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 97 28 NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Marsh Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                13 December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 98 27
Legal Location (visual):                                   140 98 27 SE NE Center
Mine Name:                                                       Trespass
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Frank J. Karsky
Date(s):                                                                28 July 1947

Legal Location (from legend):                     140 99 28 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Lerfald Lignite Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Julius Lerfald (capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                December 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     141 83 35 SE
Legal Location.(visual):                                  141 93 35 SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       L.J. Stoxen & Sons Farm Strip Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                30 June 1937
NOTE:                                                                   143 93 also is specified on this map; impossible to determine which township (i.e., 141 or 143) is correct

NOTE:                                                                   The following are not coal mine maps.

Legal Location (from legend):                     139 98 6
Legal Location (visual):                                   139 98 6 SW and 139 99 1 SE
Mine Name:                                                       NA--This is a railroad plat map for Zenith, Stark County, North Dakota
Mine Type:                                                         NA
Owner/Operator:                                            NA
Date(s):                                                                10 April 1909

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   T129, 130, 131N R106 & 107W in North Dakota and T4 & SN R60, 61, 62E in Montana
Mine Name:                                                       NA--This map is Geologic Map. Plat Showing Property of Consumers Oas Co. of Dickinson, North Dakota
Mine Type:                                                         NA
Owner/Operator:                                            NA
Date(s):                                                                No data

WARD COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     150 81 30 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   150 81 30 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Johnson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Theodore Johnson
Date(s):                                                                8 October 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     151 81 1
Legal Location (visual):                                   151 81 1 NE SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Quist Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                11 February 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 19
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Lesson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by J.J. Lesson; Neal Irwin, lessee
Date(s):                                                                “to” February 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 19 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   Two mines--both at 152 81 19 NE 51/2
Mine Name:                                                       Leesons Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                18 March 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 81 19 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Pettys and Moore Mine
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 October 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 21
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 81 21 SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Wood Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Possibly both Underground and Surface (strip)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                5 February 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 27 SE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 81 27 SE NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       John W. Coffin Coal Mine
Nine Type:                                                          Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                28 June 1923
NOTE:                                                                   Copy dated 24 March 1924, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 27 SE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 81 27 SE NE 51/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       John W. Coffin Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                23 March 1924; extensions 23 March i925 and 23 March 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 28 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 81 28 NW NW SW and NW SW Ni/2
Mine Name:                                                       Faul Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by A.M. Grosse; operated by Pearle Faul
Date(s):                                                                17-19 October 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 19 NE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Buckholz Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 November 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 29 NE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 81 29 NE NE NW
Mine Name:                                                       New Murray Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 November 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 81 29 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Nurray Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Golly and Klinner
Date(s):                                                                6 February 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 ii NW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Schmeichel Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
owner/Operator: Not specified Date(s): 14 May 1937
**Mine name originally was “Welty Mine,” which was taped over and “Schineichel Mine” was written in

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 11 NW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 82 11 NW NE 31/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Schineichel Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                June 1939
**From surveyors statement, “this map of the Welty Mine in the” NW of the NE of Section 11, R82W, T152N

Legal Location (from legend): 152 82 24 NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       P.R. Bechtold Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                24 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 NE SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 82 24 NE SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Bartoshevich Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                8 March 1921

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Shopp Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Z. Hirschy
Date(s):                                                                7 February 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Schuller Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                27 July 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Lease, Bismarck-023314
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Jacob Schuler (apparently lessee)
Date(s):                                                                “extended to” 24 October 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 SW NE and SE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 82 24 SW NE and NE NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Lease, Bismarck-023314
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Jacob Schueler (apparently lessee)
Date(s):                                                                “extended to” 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 SW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 82 24 SW NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Emanual Schoenwald Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                25 June 1937
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 82 24 SW SE E1/2 and SE SW W1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Christ Vix Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 October 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   152 82 24 SE SE E1/2 and 152 92 24 19 SW SW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Albert Vix Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                March 1937 [**Two copies of map with this date]
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated March 1937 “. . .additional work to 1 August 1939,” same as above copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     152 82 24 SW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Shaw Bros. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                Extended to 16 September 1939
**Note on map, “583 to NE corner] NE1/4 SE1/4 Sec. 24”--therefore could not determine if mine is at 152 82 24 SW or SE

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 82 34 SE NW SW; SE SW NE; and SE SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       Northern Collieries Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                4 May 1940

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 82 27 SW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 82 27 SW SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       “Mine survey for W.S. Reed”
Mine Type:                                                         Appears to include Surface (strip) and Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                5 October 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 82 2 NW SW W1/2; 155 82 3 NE SE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Burlington Mutual Aid Corporation Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1 December 1941

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 83 7 NW 31/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 83 7 NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Lignite Products Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator: Not specified
Date(s):                                                                1-3 March 1938

Legal Location (from legend): 155 83 7 Lot 1
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       H&H Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                29 June 1937
NOTE: Copies, dated as follows, same as above map copy--extended to 23 August 1938, extended to 29 June 1939, extended to 22 June 1940, extended to 24 June 1941

Legal Location (from legend): 155 83 19 NE E1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 83 19 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Petran Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 June 1939
NOTE: Copy, dated 21 June 1939 and 6 October 1944, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 1 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Colton Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                14 January 1925
**This mine map is separate from the following mine map

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 1 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   Colton Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                15 January 1925
**This mine map is separate from the above mine map

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 1 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 84 1 SE SE, extending into SE NE; “worked out” boundary suggests mine may have extended into 155 84 1 SE SW. Additional “worked out” boundary at 155 83 6 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Colton Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                June 1937
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated June 1937 and “revised” 30 April 1940, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 2 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 84 2 SW SE N1/2; SE NW SW; SE SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Quality Lignite Company Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                July 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided–155 84 3 SE handwritten on back of map
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 84 2 NW W1/2 W1/2; 155 84 3 NE 31/2 and SE N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Burlington Project Coal Mine--USDA, Farm Security Administration
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                14 August 1939
NOTE: Copy, dated “up to 3 February 1941” in reference to a point in the underground mine workings, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 84 3 SW SE, extending into SW SW; and 155 84 10 NW NE N1/2 N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Midway Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                “corrected to” 15 January 1924
Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 3
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Larson Mine
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by R.W. Larson
Date(s):                                                                19 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 5
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       C. Larson or C. & Larson
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Mike J. Raider, lessee
Date(s):                                                                23 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 4 12 NE NE (155 84 12 NE NE hand­written on back of map)
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 84 12 NE NE N1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       C.E. Perlichek Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                10 March 1921

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided--1 55 84 12 NE NE handwritten on back of map
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Perlichek Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                25 November 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 84 12
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Union Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by John Trailon
Date(s):                                                                13-14 December 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     “Located Six Miles Northwest of Minot, North Dakota”--156 82 handwritten on back of map
Legal Location (visual):                                   156 82 12 SE SW SE, SW SE; 156 82 13 NW
Mine Name:                                                       Minot Colliery Company
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                6 May 1927

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   “previously mined by L. DuRammel”--156 84 3 SE E1/2; “Steam̓s Mine”--156 84 2 SW SE N1/2, SE W1/2, and 156 84 11 NW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Burlington Cooperative Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                17 January 1937
**Range 88 originally written on map, crossed out, and Range 84 written in

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 84 32 SW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Kandoff Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Ignatz Kandoff
Date(s):                                                                20 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 85 1
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Whiteash Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Louis Peterson; Andrew Arnold lessee
Date(s):                                                                26 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 85 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Foxholin City Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by L. Carison & Son
Date(s):                                                                25 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 85 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Carpio Coal Company
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Ben Lindberg
Date(s):                                                                21 June 1940

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 87 5 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 87 5 SE NW 31/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Donnybrook Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by John McIntosh; operated by J.C. Miller
Date(s):                                                                26 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 88 25 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   159 88 25 SE 31/2 N1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Lytle Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Mrs. G. Sterud; operated by L.E. Lytle
Date(s):                                                                25 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided--”Part of Section 28, T16ON R88W” included on map
Legal Location (visual):                                   160 88 28 SW W1/2 W1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Mine of Olaf Fosmarck
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16-17 June 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     160 88 32
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       O̓Neal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Saunders; O̓Neal lessee
Date(s):                                                                28 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   160 88 33 NW E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Wilson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (possibly)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 November 1922; subsequent surveys 7 February 1923 and 15 March 1924
Legal Location (from legend):                     161 88 29 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   161 88 29 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Johnson Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Jonas Johnson
Date(s):                                                                19 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     161 88 30 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   161 88 30 SE SW 31/2
Mine Name:                                                       Kamp Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Dr. J.W. Vidal; operated by H. Kamp
Date(s):                                                                18 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     160 89 1
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Smith Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Fred [?]--not legible; Walter Smith lessee
Date(s):                                                                30 January 1925

Legal Location (from legend):                     160 89 4 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Quitt Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Dave Clark; operated by Gus Quitt
Date(s):                                                                24 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     160 89 12 Lot 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       John Barras (or Bara) Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     160 89 12 Lot 2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       John Baras Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                16 June 1939

WILLIAMS COUNTY (Legal locations “read” from Right to Left)

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 100 4 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 100 4 NE SE, extending into 153 100 4 NE NE and 154 100 3 NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Lease, Bismarck 024020
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Nelson & Sentil capacity not specified)
Date(s):                                                                “extended” 26 September 1961
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated “extended” 17 October i962 and 24 October 1963, same as above map copy
Copy, dated “extended” 17 October 1962, 24 October 1963, 19 November 1964, and 26 October 1965, same as above map copy, with note--”Lease relinquished - Portals and shaft closed August 1966”

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 100 4 SE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 log 4 SE NE N1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Williston View Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by George E. Cox & Sons
Date(s):                                                                7 May 1939
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 100 4 SE NW N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 100 4 SE NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Thompson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                15 December 1922

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 100 4 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 100 4 SE SE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Vicina Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                14 September 1922

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 100 4 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 100 4 SE SE NW and SE NE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Thompson Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Alex Thompson
Date(s):                                                                4 July 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     153 100 9 Lot 5
Legal Location (visual):                                   153 100 9 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Powell Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Powell Coal Co., lessee
Date(s):                                                                5 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 97 4 SW SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Van B. Brown
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 September 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 97 17 SW SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 97 17 SW SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Alfred Hilde Coal Mine, Bismarck 023882
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                “extended” 27 April 1939

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
~legal Location (visual):                                 154 97 17 SE SW SW; 154 97 20 NE NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       L.L. Van Allen Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by L.L. Van Allen
Date(s):                                                                15 September 1937
NOTE:                                                            Copy, dated 15 June 1939, same as above map copy
Copy, dated 28 August 1940, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 97 20 NE NW and NW NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Thomas H. Graham, Bismarck 023546
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                28 March 1940

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 97 20 NW NE and NE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 97 20 NE NW and NW NE; 154 97 17 SE SW
Mine Name:                                                       Section 20 location--Stephen Kulczyk, Bismarck 023546 Section 17 location--Bismarck 024206
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                “extended” 23 March 1945

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 97 20 NE NW and NW N1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 97 20 NW NE and NW NE, extending into SW SE--Kulzyk, 023546; 154 97 20 NE NW and 154 97 17 SE SW--Van Allen, 024206
Mine Name:                                                       Stephen Kulzyk, Bismarck 023546; Van Allen, Bismarck 024206
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (both mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                “extensions” 27 September 1961
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated “extensions” 27 September 1961, 17 October 1962, 24 October 1963, 26 October 1965, and 6 December 1966, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 98 11 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 98 11 NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Barney Hole Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Barney Hole
Date(s):                                                                11 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 7 SE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Carbon Coal Company
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 March 1920; points in underground working illustrations on map dated 1 February 1920 and 1 September 1921

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 7 SE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Delaney Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                13 November 1923
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated 13 November 1923 and 30 November 1924, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 [no Section or part section]
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 7 NE NE SE and NE SE; 154 100 8 NW NW 31/2, NW SW, and NW SE Wi/2
Mine Name:                                                       Dept. of Interior-U.S. Reclamation Service. Williston Project
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                7 April 1921; revised 17 April 1922 and 10 April 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 9 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Coal Bank Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Mareck and Olson
Date(s):                                                                15 June 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 10
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 10 NE SW and SE NW N1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Avoca Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Managed by Ed Lovejoy
Date(s):                                                                11 April 1922
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated 11 April 1922, 2 April 1926, and 30 August 1926, same as above map copy
Copy, dated 11 April 1922, 2 April 1926, 30 August 1926, and 25 October 1927, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 [no Section or part section]
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 17 SW Wi/2
Mine Name:                                                       Williston Coal and Ice Company Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 June 1920; and 21 August 1921, 12 September 1922, and 25 August 1923
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated 21 June 1920, 21 August 1921, 12 September 1922, 25 August 1923, and 15 September 1924--same as above copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 17 SW W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Williston Coal and Ice Co. Coal Mine - lower vein
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                26 August 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 19 and 20
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 20 NW NW W1/2 and 154 100 19 NE NE E1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Black Bear Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                13 February 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 20 SE NE, extending into 154 100 20 NE SE SW and NE SW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Standard Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Earl Ailes
Date(s):                                                                1 May 1937

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 21 SW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 21 SW NW NW and NW SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Ference Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            27 August 1928

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 [no Section or part section]
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 2l--handwritten on back of map-- could not determine more specific location
Mine Name:                                                       Star Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Simon Westby
Date(s):                                                                20 December 1919, extended to 5 March 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 22 NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 22 NW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Ray Bros. Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by C. Ray and N. Ray
Date(s):                                                                6 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 22 NW SE and NW SE W1/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Ray Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Ray Bros.
Date(s):                                                                1 October 1924
**Two copies of map
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated 1 October 1924, 1 July 1937, and 30 July 1939-- same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 27 NW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 27 NW SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       “Coal Mine”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Ellis and Hunter
Date(s):                                                                18 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 27 NW 51/2
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Riverside Coal Mine, Bismarck 021993
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Rosa Harris (capacity not specified); operated by G&M Cox
Date(s):                                                                “extended” 15 February 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 [no Section or part section]
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 28 SE SE; 154 100 33 NE N1/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Square Deal Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                4 February 1938
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated 1 June 1939, same as above map copy
Two copies, dated 16 July 1940, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 [no Section or part section]
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 33 NE NE 51/2 and NE NW SE
Mine Name:                                                       Square Deal Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 October 1919
NOTE:                                                                   Copy--dated 20 October 1919, 1 December 1921, 18 November 1923, 14 December 1924, and 21 September 1926--same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 100 33 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 100 33 NE SE W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Powell Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Frye and Brattlein
Date(s):                                                                6 September 1927

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 101 8 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 101 8 SW NW W1/2
Mine Name:                                                       Union Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by C.L. Nichols
Date(s):                                                                10 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 101 8 SW SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 101 8 SW SW NE
Mine Name:                                                       Nichols Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                21 November 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     154 101 8 and 7
Legal Location (visual):                                   154 101 8 SW SW NW--mine appears to terminate at section line; however it may extend into Section 7
Mine Name:                                                       C.L. Nichols Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                20 September 1926

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 95 9 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 95 9 SW SW
Mine Name:                                                       Franson
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Frantz Franson
Date(s):                                                                1 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 96 25 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 96 25 SE SW Center
Mine Name:                                                       Granley
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Hans Granley
Date(s):                                                                31 January 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     155 96 29 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   155 96 29 SE 51/2 51/2 Center
Mine Name:                                                       Beaver Creek Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            G.B. Weyrauch
Date(s):                                                                31 January 1924
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 94 15 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   156 94 15 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Altenthaler Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by John Altenthaler
Date(s):                                                                30 January 1924
**Two copies of map

Legal Location (from legend):                     156 102 14 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Cow Creek Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Ben Fedge; operated by W.H. Huber and A.L. Dill
Date(s):                                                                11 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 101 9 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 101 9 NE SE NW
Mine Name:                                                       N.T. Narveson Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                25 January 1938
NOTE:                                                                   Copy, dated 15 July 1939, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 101 10 SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 101 10 SW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Johnston Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by John Johnston
Date(s):                                                                14 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 101 9 SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 101 9 SE NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Nordlein Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Ole Nordlein
Date(s):                                                                14 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 103 10 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   158 103 10 NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Folvog Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by L. Decateau; operated by H.J. Folvog
Date(s):                                                                19 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 103 NE SE
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       H.J. Folvog Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                19 February 1924; extended 24 January 1938

Legal Location (from legend):                     158 103 12 SE NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       N.J. Thull Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                11 September 1926
NOTE:  Copy, dated 11 September 1926 and 7 September 1928, same as above map copy

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 101 17 NW NW
Legal Location (visual):                                   same
Mine Name:                                                       Black Beauty Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Fred N. Gotham
Date(s):                                                                17 September 1920; extended 12 August 1921 and 14 August 1922

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 101 19 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   159 101 19 NE NE NE; 159 101 20 NW NW NW
Mine Name:                                                       Erkie Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by I.L. Erkie
Date(s):                                                                16 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 102 12 SE NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   159 102 12 SE NE SE
Mine Name:                                                       Stanley Branch Coal Co., Inc.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Not specified
Date(s):                                                                3 January 1923

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 102 12
Legal Location (visual):                                   159 102 12 SE SE--one mine; second mine at 159 102 12 SE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Olue Vein Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned by Olaf Lein; operated by Fred Gotham
Date(s):                                                                7 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 102 13 NE SW
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       Hanks Coal Co.
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Operated by Ranks Coal Co.
Date(s):                                                                December 1922; extensions 1923 and 11 March 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 102 24 NE
Legal Location (visual):                                   159 102 24 NE NE
Mine Name:                                                       Haugen Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Owned and operated by Edward Haugen
Date(s):                                                                18 February 1924

Legal Location (from legend):                     159 102 11
Legal Location (visual):                                  
Mine Name:                                                       Farmers and Merchants Coal Mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            Hanks, North Dakota
Date(s):                                                                11 July 1921

OUT OF STATE MAPS

Legal Location (from legend):                     None
Legal Location (visual):                                   Perry County--Salt Lick Township, Coal Township; Hocking County--Ward Township
Map Title:                                                            “Mine Fire Territory, New Straitsville, Perry County, Ohio” Mines shown--Esco Mine, Lost Run Mine, Gem Mine, Sunday Creek Coal Co., and one unnamed mine
Mine Type:                                                         Underground (all mines)
Owner/Operator:                                            No data
Date(s):                                                                December 1934
**Map illustrates “path of fire” and “active fire” locations

Legal Location (from legend):                     “Sec. 24, Ward Twp., Hocking Co., Ohio”
Legal Location (visual):                                   NA--”Profile Showing Elevations at Top and Bottom, Surface and Location of Drill Holes” “Profile or Barrier-B-Straitsville Fire Project”
Mine Name:                                                       No data
Mine Type:                                                         No data
Owner/Operator:                                            No data
Date(s):                                                                No data

Legal Location (from legend):                     None provided
Legal Location (visual):                                   could not be determined
Mine Name:                                                       “Herschel St. Mine Fire”
Mine Type:                                                         Underground
Owner/Operator:                                            No data
Date(s):                                                                No data

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