Illinois Genealogy Trails

Orient # 2 Coal Mine


Denning Township
West Frankfort, Illinois

Owner

Name

Type

Years

Location

CHICAGO,WILMINGTON & FRANKLIN ORIENT 2 SHAFT 1922-1959 Denning Twp
ORIENT NUMBER TWO COAL CO. ORIENT 2 SHAFT 1959-1960  


01-29-1926 New Orient No 2 West Frankfort, IL 5 Killed in Explosion

02-18-1925 Orient No 2 West Frankfort, IL Tornado


Orient # 2 Mine

Shortly after the Tornado of March 18, 1925

The tent was erected after the Tornado

Submitted by: Dale Ray Houseworth


1938 Postcard

Orient No. 2
Largest Coal Mine in the World
West Frankfort, Ill

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