Mine Index 3491   William J. Hippard Coal Company,   Hippard No. 1 Mine

Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Mascoutah
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No

Mine Index Number: 3491

Company Name: William J. Hippard Coal Company
Mine Name: Hippard No. 1 Mine
Start Date: 1903 End Date: 1934
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 111
Acres after map date: 37 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft St. Clair 1N 7W 35 NW NE SW
Air shaft St. Clair 1N 7W 35 NW NE SW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 90 6.0 MRP

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Beatty Coal Company Shiloh Valley 1903-1910 Idle 1906, 1909, 1910 68,488
Silver Creek Valley Coal Company Beatty, Silver Creek 1910-1917 Idle 1916, 1917 49,858
Liberty Coal and Mining Company Liberty 1917-1923 Idle second half of 1924 through first half of 1925 456,094
Liberty Coal and Mining Company Liberty 1923-1925 80,672 Production after map date
William J. Hippard Coal Company Hippard No. 1 1925-1934 95,651 Production after map date
Total Production: 750,763

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351106 1-25-1923 1:2400 1:3972 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes - Mine type, shaft location, seam, depth, thickness.
Microfilm map, document 351106, reel 03134, frames 222, 223 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images