Carbon, IL

B&O Railroad

Milepost: 321

B&O Carbon Depot

Carbon Mine around 1920

Brian Keller, O’Fallon Historical Society
O'Fallon Weekly

St. Clair County

Estimated GPS Coordinates: 38.5925561,-89.9283099

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Carbon Mine built by by the Gartside Coal Company in 1856 and operated until 1937.

Brian Keller, O’Fallon Historical Society,  O'Fallon Weekly

Former Carbon Mine To the Left, 1938 Aerial

Illinois Historical Aerial Photographs

Carbon Mine Footprint East of O'Fallon

Illinois State Geological Survey

Carbon Mine 1936

O’Fallon Weekly

Carbon Mine Operation Dates

Illinois State Geological Survey