Moweaqua Coal Mine Disaster Memorial

Moweaqua Coal Mine Disaster Memorial (HM11N9)

Location: Moweaqua, IL 62550 Shelby County
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N 39° 37.239', W 89° 1.308'

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Coal was discovered in Moweaqua in 1886
With mining operations beginning in 1891
The method of mining was room and pillar
At a depth of 620 feet
Haulage was by mule and motor
On Christmas Eve 1932 an explosion in the mine
Claimed the lives of these men
Mining operations ceased in 1935
And since that time all evidence of coal operations
In Moweaqua has disappeared

James Birley · Michael Krajnack
Thomas Birley · Joseph Krall
Kenneth Board · Carl McDonald
George Burrell Jr. · Charles McDonald Sr.
Charles Campbell · Charles McDonald Jr.
Edward Campbell · Joseph Negray
Julius Castagnoli · Michael Negray
Roy c Catherwood · George Ondes
David Cooley · Roscoe Portwood
Andrew Corby Sr. · Andrew Potsick Jr.
Andrew Corby Jr. · Michael Potsick
John Corby · Michael Raygellis
Chester Craven · Roy Reatherford
Zelvia Davis · Charles Roff
William Davison · James Roff
Arthur Dove · Raymond Sarver
George P Dowd · Vern Sarver
Michael Floski · Simon Sam Scgloski Jr.
Lynne Green · Louis Andrew Smorado
Charles Hartman · Andrew Supinie
Leonard Hartman · John Supinie
John Hartsalla · Louis Tabacchi
Oliver Hudson · Hugh Thompson Jr.
Thomas Javkson · Andy Tirpak
Joseph Jurick Jr. · Mike Tirpak
Lotis "Mox" Jurick · Charley Woodring
Andrew Kapilla · Charles Yonikus
Pamela J Moore 1990
HM NumberHM11N9
Year Placed1990
Placed ByMoweaqua Coal Mine Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 326461 N 4387607
Decimal Degrees39.62065000, -89.02180000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.239', W 89° 1.308'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 14.34" N, 89° 1' 18.48" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 W Cherry St, Moweaqua IL 62550, US
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