Mine Index 3583   C. R. Luster and Son,   Luster Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: St. Clair unlocated
County: St. Clair
Quadrangle: Millstadt
County Coal Data: St. Clair
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 3583

Company Name: C. R. Luster and Son
Mine Name: Luster Mine
Start Date: 1934 End Date: 1939
Type of Mine: Surface
Total acres shown: 22
Production Indicated Acres: 10 General Area of mining acres shown:

The western pit is not shown separately on the accompanying map, since the Morgan mines (mine index 3589) later enlarged on this pit.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Pit (eastern) St. Clair 1S 9W 13 S 1/2 SW NW
Pit (western) St. Clair 1S 9W 14 SE NE

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 20-28 Surface

Geological Problems Reported

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
M. B. Watland Watland 1934-1934 2,144
C. R. Luster and Son Luster 1935-1939 94,875
Total Production: 97,019

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
WPA, T1S-R9W 9-20-1938 1:12000 1:52800 Secondary source
Coal Section files Undated 1:62500 1:62500 Secondary source

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 (St. Clair County) - Mine type, mine location, seam, depth, thickness.
WPA map, T1S-R9W - Mine outline (western pit).
Coal Section files, undated work map on USGS topographic map, Waterloo (15') Quadrangle - Mine location (eastern pit), mine type.

Mine Notes

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