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Logs of Wells and Test Holes

Given on the following pages are logs of 88 test holes in Douglas County drilled by the State Geological Survey and logs of 108 wells and test holes obtained from drillers and other sources. Logs of test holes originally published by Lohman (1941) are indicated as T-1, T-2, etc.

Townships 11 and 12 || Township 13 || Township 14 || Township 15

14-17-24dd--Drillers log of well drilled by Charles Jungmann for Joe Maichel in SE SE sec. 24, T. 14 S., R. 17 E., in February 1956.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Clay, sandy 9 11
Limestone, broken 4 15
Shale 7 22
Limestone 4 26
Shale 54 80
Limestone 50 130
Slate 2 132
Shale 5 137
Limestone 9 146
Shale 79 225
Shale, sandy 80 305
Limestone 5 310
Shale, sandy 40 350
Sandstone 70 420

14-17-25ca--Drillers log of well drilled by Commerce Drilling Co. for H. Maichel in NE SW sec. 25, T. 14 S., R. 17 E., in December 1934. Altitude of land surface, ±1,090 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 9 9
Sand rock 5 14
Shale, dark 5 19
Limestone 8 27
Shale, gray 22 49
Limestone 5 54
Shale, dark 41 95
Limestone 7 102
Shale, dark 3 105
Limestone 20 125
Shale, black 2 127
Limestone 4 131
Shale, gray 6 137
Limestone 12 149
Shale, gray 100 249
Shale, light 51 300
Shale, sandy 14 314
Limestone 6 320
Sandstone 138 458

14-17-26ad--Drillers log of well drilled by Charles Jungmann for Ralph Fuqua in SE NE sec. 26, T. 14 S., R. 17 E., in March 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±1,084 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Limestone, broken 14 16
Shale 17 33
Limestone 4 37
Shale 4 41
Limestone 5 46
Shale 41 87
Limestone, broken 18 105
Limestone 12 117
Limestone, broken 31 148
Shale 67 215
Limestone 3 218
Shale 90 308
Limestone 4 312
Shale 42 354
Sandstone (water) 44 398
Shale 7 405

14-17-35ad--Drillers log of well drilled by Charles Jungmann for Joseph Baldwin in SE NE sec. 35, T. 14 S., R. 17 E., in August 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±1,105 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 3 3
Clay 4 7
Limestone 4 11
Shale, gray 14 25
Limestone 5 30
Shale, dark 4 34
Limestone 3 37
Shale 2 39
Limestone 2 41
Limestone, soft 6 47
Shale 23 70
Limestone, broken 15 85
Shale, sandy, gray 29 114
Limestone 4 118
Shale 12 130
Limestone 15 145
Shale, dark 2 147
Limestone 3 150
Shale 9 159
Limestone 4 163
Limestone, broken 8 171
Shale 48 219
Limestone 2 221
Shale, sandy 75 296
Limestone 5 301
Shale 44 345
Sandstone 17 362
Limestone 3 365
Sandstone 45 410

14-18-8ad--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for William Owens in SE NE sec. 8, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in 1951. Altitude of land surface, ±984 feet,Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 1 1
Clay 4 5
Shell limestone 2 7
Shale, gray 5 12
Limestone, brown 8 20
Limestone, gray 10 30
Shale, dark 4 34
Shale, gray 6 40
Limestone, brown 4 44
Shale, gray 6 50
Limestone, gray 13 63
Shale, gray 10 73
Limestone 1 74
Shale, sandy, gray 76 150
Shale, muddy, gray 55 205
Limestone 3 208
Shale, sandy, dark 17 225
Sandstone (water) 14 239

14-18-10bd--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Wayne Culley in SE NW sec. 10, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in January 1954. Altitude of land surface, ±1,078 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Limestone, shelly 2 4
Clay, yellow 16 20
Shale, gray 52 72
Limestone, shelly 5 77
Shale, gray 8 85
Limestone, gray (water) 18 103
Shale, dark 5 108
Limestone 2 110
Shale, muddy, gray 14 124
Limestone, white 11 135
Shale, light 65 200
Shale, sandy, gray 84 284
Limestone, brown 4 288
Shale, gray 17 305
Sandstone, white (water) 20 325

14-18-11bb--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Mr. Powell in NW NW sec. 11, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in 1951. Altitude of land surface 1,004 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 4 4
Limestone, shelly 2 6
Limestone 10 16
Shale, dark 4 20
Limestone 3 23
Shale, gray 7 30
Limestone 15 45
Shale, gray 15 60
Limestone 1 61
Shale, sandy, gray 141 202
Limestone 4 206
Sandstone, hard, dead 4 210
Shale, dark 3 213
Shale, sandy, gray 7 220
Sandstone (water) 50 270
Shale, sandy, gray 82 352
Limestone 3 355

14-18-11db--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Raymond Flory in NW SE sec. 11, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in July 1952. Altitude of land surface, ±915 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and sandy yellow clay 15 15
Shale, dark gray 86 101
Limestone 3 104
Shale, sandy, dark gray 31 135
Sandstone (water) 18 153
Sandstone, dead 7 160

14-18-14aac--Drillers log of Douglas County well at Lone Star Lake in SW NE NE sec. 14, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., drilled in 1934. Altitude of land surface, ±1,027.9 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 6 6
Limestone 12 18
Shale, gray 5 23
Limestone 4 27
Shale, light 1 28
Limestone 17 45
Shale, gray 153 198
Limestone 5 203
Shale, gray 7 210
Limestone 3 213
Shale, gray 7 220
Shale, sandy 20 240
Sandstone (just enough water to drill with) 19 259
Sandstone, broken 10 269
Shale, sandy 31 300
Sandstone (water) 10 310
Sandstone, broken 15 325
Sandstone 33 358
Limestone 9 367
Shale, gray 1 368

14-18-23aa1--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for N. T. Veatch in NE NE sec. 23, T. 14 S., 11. 18 E., in November 1947. Altitude of land surface, ±1,040 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and yellow clay 4 4
Limestone, broken 3 7
Shale 2 9
Limestone 10 19
Shale, dark 4 23
Limestone 2 25
Shale, gray 14 39
Limestone, white 12 51
Shale, gray 39 90
Shale, sandy 40 130
Shale, gray 94 224
Limestone, hard 13 227
Shale, sandy 100 327
Sandstone, hard, gray (little water) 8 335
Shale, sandy 5 340
Shale, dark 1 341
Limestone, white, soft 13 354
Shale, gray and black 5 359
Limestone 10 369
Shale, sandy and clayey, gray 8 377

14-18-24aa--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for N. T. Veatch in NE NE sec. 24, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in November 1949.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and yellow clay 18 18
Limestone (little water) 4 22
Shale, gray 32 54
Limestone 5 59
Shale 12 71
Limestone 19 90
Shale, black 3 93
Limestone 2 95
Shale, gray 5 100
Limestone, white 15 115
Shale, light 25 140
Shale, sandy 50 190
Shale, gray 90 280
Limestone 3 283
Shale 7 290
Sandstone 10 300
Shale, white 5 305
Sandstone, hard, gray (fresh water, 1.2 gpm) 20 325
Shale, dark gray 10 335
Shale, sandy 40 375
Sandstone (brackish water) 31 406

14-18-30ad--Drillers log of well drilled by Walter Fees Drilling Co. for Jeff A. Robertson in SE NE sec. 30, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in May 1954. Altitude of land surface, ±1,112 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Clay and gravel 13 15
Limestone, shells 6 21
Shale 83 104
Limestone, shells 5 109
Shale 8 117
Limestone 18 135
Shale 5 140
Limestone 2 142
Shale 12 154
Limestone 14 168
Shale 79 247
Shale, sandy 29 276
Sandstone (water) 13 289
Shale 46 335
Limestone 5 340
Shale 15 355
Sandstone 7 362
Sandstone, broken 8 370
Shale 58 428
Sandstone (water) 47 475
Limestone 13 488
Shale, black 1 489

14-18-35bb--Drillers log of well drilled by Commerce Drilling Co. for H. W. Rappard in NW NW sec. 35, T. 14 S., R. 18 E., in August 1934. Altitude of land surface, ±1,138 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 5 5
Loose limestone 3 8
Clay 8 16
Shale, gray 24 40
Limestone 3 43
Shale, gray 34 77
Limestone 4 81
Shale, gray 12 93
Limestone 18 111
Shale, dark 4 115
Limestone 2 117
Shale, dark 12 129
Limestone 12 141
Shale, gray 44 185
Shale, sandy 42 227
Shale, gray 26 253
Shale, sandy 19 272
Sandstone 13 285
Shale, gray 11 296
Shale, green 4 300
Shale, gray 8 308
Limestone 6 314
Shale, gray 24 338
Shale, sandy 8 348
Sandstone 17 363
Shale, sandy 27 390
Sand (water) 52 442
Limestone 1 443
Shale, dark 2 445
Limestone, blue 5 450
Limestone, white 450

14-19-1bb--Drillers log of well drilled by Baugher and King Drilling Co. for W. A. Schaal in NW NW sec. 1, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in September 1955. Altitude of land surface, ±901 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 4 4
Clay, yellow 8 12
Sandstone 12 24
Limestone 2 26
Shale 64 90
Limestone 1 91
Shale, blue 65 156
Limestone, soft, sandy 10 166
Shale, blue 2 168
Limestone 13 181
Shale, dark and black 10 191
Shale, dark blue 3 194
Limestone 6 200
Shale 5 205
Limestone 19 224
Shale, red 4 228
Shale, green 2 230
Shale, blue; lower part sandy 26 256
Limestone, fossiliferous, white 14 270

14-19-4bb--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Jess Markley in NW NW sec. 4, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in February 1953. Altitude of land surface, ±900 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Clay, yellow 26 28
Shale, gray 35 63
Limestone 3 66
Shale, gray 54 120
Sandstone 22 142

14-19-9cc--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Alva Flory in SW SW sec. 9, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in February 1953.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 9 9
Limestone 2 11
Shale, dark 7 18
Limestone 2 20
Shale, white 10 30
Limestone 9 39
Shale, light 149 188
Limestone 3 191
Shale, light gray 5 196
Sandstone, gray 54 250
Sandstone, white (lots of water) 38 288

14-19-13ab--Drillers log of well drilled by Raymond Schutz for Frank Cadwell in NW NE sec. 13, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in April 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±1,010 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Topsoil 4 4
Clay, red 4 8
Limestone 8 16
Shale, black 5 21
Limestone 2 23
Soapstone 9 32
Limestone 8 40
Soapstone, green and red 37 77
Limestone 1 78
Soapstone, sandy 87 165
Soapstone 22 187
Limestone 2 189

14-19-13cb--Drillers log of well drilled by Lon Dietrich for M. R. Gill in NW SW sec. 13, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in October 1947. Altitude of land surface, ±1,127 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 27 27
Limestone 15 42
Shale, blue 2 44
Shale, black 4 48
Limestone 3 51
Shale 7 58
Limestone 9 67
Shale 4 71
Limestone 3 74
Shale 6 80
Shale, red 4 84
Shale 134 218
Limestone, shelly 2 220
Shale 144 364
Limestone, gray 21 385
Shale, black 9 394
Limestone 6 400
Shale 7 407

14-19-16bc--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for W. H. Postma in SW NW sec. 16, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in October 1952. Altitude of land surface, ±1,070 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 6 6
Limestone, broken 8 14
Shale, dark 4 18
Limestone 4 22
Shale, light 8 30
Limestone 12 42
Shale, light gray 143 185
Limestone 3 188
Shale, dark 12 200
Sandstone, dark (water) 70 270
Shale, sandy 10 280
Sandstone (lots of water) 24 304

14-19-19bb--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Mr. Powell in NW NW sec. 19, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in 1951.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 3 3
Clay, yellow 5 8
Limestone, shelly 3 11
Limestone, brown 3 14
Shale, gray 12 26
Limestone 15 41
Shale, dark 4 45
Limestone 1 46
Shale, gray 9 55
Limestone 1 56
Shale, light 4 60
Limestone 8 68
Shale, light 162 230
Limestone, brown 4 234
Sandstone, gray (water) 102 336
Sandstone (more water) 20 356

14-19-22ac--Drillers log of well drilled by W. D. Wilson for Wayne Flory in SW NE sec. 22, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in December 1955. Altitude of land surface, ±1,084 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Clay, red 5 7
Limestone, shelly 3 10
Limestone, yellow 5 15
Shale, dark 8 23
Shale, light 3 26
Limestone, hard 1 27
Shale, light 171 198
Limestone 3 201
Shale, sandy 20 221
Shale, muddy, dark gray 110 331
Limestone 1 332
Sandstone, gray 7 339
Shale, muddy 2 341
Limestone 15 356
Slate, black 10 366
Limestone 7 373
Shale, sandy, dark 9 382
Limestone 1 383

14-19-24da--Drillers log of well drilled by Eugene Smith for 0. R. Williams in NE SE sec. 24, T. 14 S., R. 19 E., in 1953. Altitude of land surface, ±1,119 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 3 3
Clay 5 8
Limestone 3 11
Shale, blue 7 18
Limestone 3 21
Shale, blue 8 29
Limestone 16 45
Shale, gray 40 85
Shale, sandy 25 110
Limestone 10 120
Shale, sandy 65 185
Sandstone (1 gpm fresh water) 23 208
Limestone 4 212
Shale, blue 123 335
Limestone 4 339
Sandstone (very little water) 6 345
Limestone 15 360
Shale, black 7 367
Limestone 8 375
Shale, blue 10 385
Sandstone (small amount of gas) 5 390
Limestone, blue and white 32 422
(Plugged back to 385 feet)    

14-20-5cc--Drillers log of well drilled by Holmes & Hammel Drilling Co. for F. W. Pratt in SW SW sec. 5, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in October 1947.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 2 2
Sandstone 12 14
Shale, sandy, light 52 66
Sandstone (little water) 4 70
Shale, sandy 40 110
Limestone 6 116
Sandstone 5 121
Limestone 16 137
Shale, black 7 144
Limestone 4 148

14-20-16cc2--Drillers log of well drilled by Raymond Schutz for Paul Clawson in SW SW sec. 16, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in June 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±895 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Topsoil 2 2
Clay, yellow; contains much gravel 28 30
Clay, soapstone 55 85
Limestone   85

14-20-22ba--Drillers log of well drilled by Carl Moore for Webb Fenton in NE NW sec. 22, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in March 1957. Altitude of land surface, ±907 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Clay 13 15
Clay and sand (fresh water, static level 10 ft.) 20 35
Shale 27 62
Limestone 8 70
Sandstone (brackish water) 8 78
Shale 2 80
Limestone 18 98
Shale, black (brackish water) 8 106
Limestone 1 107

14-20-22cc--Drillers log of well drilled by Raymond Schutz for George Rockhold in SW SW sec. 22, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in November 1955.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Dirt 1.5 1.5
Flag rock 2.5 4
Clay, brown and gray 60 64
Soapstone, gray 51 115
Limestone, hard 4 119
Sandstone, white (brackish water) 4 123
Rock, hard 3 126
Sandstone (brackish water) 6 132
Limestone, soft, white 17 149
Soapstone, gray 3 152
Shale, black 4 156
Limestone, white 8 164
Soapstone, soft 4 168
Limestone, hard and soft 20 188
Sandstone, white (salty water) 16 204

14-20-29da--Drillers log of well drilled by Eugene Smith for William Vaughn in NE SE sec. 29, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in September 1953. Altitude of land surface, ±1,065 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 3 3
Clay 13 16
Sandstone, gray 15 31
Shale, sandy 37 68
Sandstone 24 92

14-20-30aa--Drillers log of well drilled by Raymond Schutz for Max Moore in NE NE sec. 30, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in December 1955. Altitude of land surface, ±1,126 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Topsoil 4 4
Limestone 15 19
Soapstone, black 2 21
Limestone 1 22
Soapstone 8 30
Limestone 15 45
Soapstone 35 80
Limestone, soft 2 82
Sandstone 4 86
Soapstone 11 97
Rock, flaky, brown 8 105
Soapstone, sandy 89 194
Rock, brown 5 199
Limestone 1 200

14-20-30cb--Drillers log of well drilled by Carl Moore for Maurice Frye in NW SW sec. 30, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in 1955. Altitude of land surface, ±1,130 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Topsoil 2 2
Clay 2 4
Limestone 4 8
Shale 57 65
Sandstone 4 69
Sandstone, broken 56 125
Sandstone 10 135
Sandstone, broken 27 162

14-20-32cd--Drillers log of well drilled by Eugene Smith for Earl Black in SE SW sec. 32, T. 14 S., R. 20 E., in September 1953. Altitude of land surface, ±1,041 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Clay 12 12
Sandstone, brown 13 25
Shale, white 30 55
Shale, blue 32 87
Sandstone (1 gpm, fresh water) 7 94
Shale, blue 4 98
Limestone 3 101
Shale, blue 132 233
Sandstone (little gas) 7 240
Limestone 15 255
Shale, black 10 265
Limestone 5 270
Shale, black 3 273
Sandstone, gray (no water) 12 285
Sandstone (water, brackish) 5 290
Limestone 10 300
Limestone, sandy 3 303
(Plugged back to 130 feet)    

14-21-3bc--Sample log of test hole in SW NW sec. 3, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., drilled July 1, 1953; depth to water, 19.8 feet. Altitude of land surface, ±943.8 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill 1.5 1.5
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Kansan glaciofluvial deposits
Clay and silt, slightly sandy, tan gray 2.5 4
Clay and silt, very sandy, tan and red brown 3 7
Clay and silt, very sandy, light gray and tan 9 16
Sand, fine to coarse, tan 6 22
Gravel and sand, tan 4.5 26.5
PENNSYLVANIAN--Missourian
Weston Shale
Shale, olive to yellow 2 28.5
Shale, clayey, gray blue 11.5 40
Shale, clayey, hard, gray blue 7.5 47.5
Stanton Limestone
Limestone, hard, gray 1 48.5

14-21-3ccc--Sample log of test hole in SW SW SW sec. 3, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., about 100 feet north of corner on road shoulder, drilled July 1, 1953. Altitude of land surface, ±971.3 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill 1 1
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Kansan glaciofluvial deposits
Silt and clay, sandy, tan 3 4
Clay, very sandy, noncalcareous, leached and oxidized, red 4 8
Sand, medium to coarse, clayey, red 10 18
Sand, medium to coarse, red brown 5 23
Sand, medium to coarse, tan brown 3.5 46.5
PENNSYLVANIAN--Missourian
Weston Shale
Shale, clayey, yellow tan and blue gray 3.5 50

14-21-9add--Sample log of test hole in SE SE NE sec. 9, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., on road shoulder about 75 feet north of E quarter corner, drilled July 1, 1953; depth to water, 26.4 feet. Altitude of land surface, ±977.5 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill 1.5 1.5
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Peoria(?) Formation
Clay and silt, light brown gray 2 3.5
Clay and silt, mottled light gray and tan 2.5 6
Kansan glaciofluvial deposits
Sand, very clayey, mottled tan and gray 3 9
Sand, clayey, mottled light gray and brown red 1 10
Sand, medium, clayey, brown red 2 12
Sand, medium, tan 12 24
Gravel and sand, silty, tan 4 28
PENNSYLVANIAN--Missourian
Weston Shale
Shale, clayey, yellow tan 3.5 31.5
Shale, clayey, gray; contains clay ironstone concretions, 49 80.5
Stanton Limestone-South Bend Limestone member
Limestone, very hard, gray 0.5 81

14-21-15abb--Sample log of test hole in NW NW NE sec. 15, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., about 315 feet east of bridge on road shoulder, drilled August 26, 1954; depth to water, 6.2 feet. Altitude of land surface, ±927 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill 1 1
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Undifferentiated post-Kansan alluvium and terrace deposits
Soil, sandy and silty, black 4 5
Clay, silty and sandy, tan gray 2 7
Sand very fine, clayey, tan 2 9
Sand, very fine to medium, clayey, light tan brown 11.5 20.5
PENNSYLVANIAN--Missourian
Weston Shale
Shale, clayey, gray 2.5 23

14-21-15cbb--Sample log of test hole in NW NW SW sec. 15, T. 14 S., R.21 E., drilled October 1955. Altitude of land surface, ±932 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill 1 1
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Undifferentiated post-Kansan alluvium and terrace deposits
Silt, sandy and clayey, dark gray 4 5
Clay, silty, gray brown 5 10
Clay and very fine sand, dark gray brown 8 18
Sand, very fine, clayey, gray green 7 25
PENNSYLVANIAN--Missourian
Weston Shale
Shale, clayey, blue gray 2 27

14-21-16cc--Drillers log of well drilled by Carl Moore for Mary Rodewald in SW SW sec. 16, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., in May 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±970 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil 2 2
Clay 30 32
Shale 64 96
Limestone 28 124
Shale, dark 8 132
Limestone 8 140
Shale 8 148
Limestone 32 180
Shale 4 184
Limestone 15 202
Shale 4 206
Sandstone 8 214
Shale, sandy 28 242
Limestone 8 250

14-21-17abb--Sample log of test hole in NW NW NE sec. 17, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., drilled October 1955. Altitude of land surface, ±1,008 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Peoria Formation
Silt, gray and gray tan 2.5 2.5
Kansas Till
Clay, slightly sandy, compact, mottled light gray and light tan 1.5 4
Clay, compact, stiff, light gray tan; contains gravel and sand 9 13
Clay, gravelly and sandy, tan brown 4 17
Gravel, very clayey, tan brown 2 19
PENNSYLVANIAN--Virgilian
Lawrence(?) Shale
Shale, hard, tan 3 22

14-21-18ad--Drillers log of well drilled by Eugene Smith for Blondie Mathews in SE NE sec. 18, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., in July 1953. Altitude of land surface, ±955 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and shale 90 90
Sandstone (1.5 gpm water) 15 105
No log 55 160
Sandstone (2.5 gpm water) 24 184

14-21-19dd2--Drillers log of well drilled by Raymond Schutz for Wilber Olmstead in SE SE sec. 19, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., in April 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±1,024 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Topsoil 6 6
Sandstone 64 70
Sandstone, white 13 83
Limestone 0.5 83.5
Soapstone, clay 19.5 103

14-21-27bb--Sample log of test hole in NW NW sec. 27, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., drilled May 1956. Altitude of land surface, ±1,027 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Road fill 3 3
QUATERNARY--Pleistocene
Colluvium
Clay, sandy, light tan gray 9 12
PENNSYLVANIAN--Missourian
Weston Shale
Shale thin bedded, clayey, oxidized, light gray tan 8 20
Shale: silty, very thin even bedding, gray blue 20 40
Shale, silty, slightly micaceous, thin bedded, gray blue; contains plant fragments and several thin hard clay-ironstone-concretion zones 10 50
Shale, hard, fissile, clayey, gray blue 40 90
Shale, fissile, clayey, blue gray 10 100
Shale, fissile, clayey, gray; contains zones of hard clay-ironstone concretions 17 117
Stanton Limestone-South Bend Limestone member
Limestone, hard, fossiliferous, light brown gray; contains thin shale break near base 3.5 120.5
Stanton Limestone-Rock Lake Shale member
Shale, gray 0.3 120.8
Sandstone, fine grained, ferruginous, quartzose, dark gray brown 1.7 122.5
Shale gray 0.5 123
Stanton Limestone-Stoner Limestone member
Limestone, soft, light gray white; contains blue-green shaly inclusions 4.5 127.5

14-21-30ad--Drillers log of well drilled by Carl Moore for Russell Rohe in SE NE sec. 30, T. 14 S., R. 21 E., in 1954. Altitude of land surface, ±1,003 feet.Thickness,
feet
Depth,
feet
Soil and clay 15 15
Clay, sandy (water) 25 40
Shale 86 126
Limestone 6 132
Sandstone (water) 3 135
Shale 5 140
Limestone 13 153
Shale 8 161
Limestone 9 170
Shale 6 176
Limestone 24 200

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