Mine Index 3587   Luppans Lumber,   Luppans Mine

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

Mine Index Number: 3587

Company Name: Luppans Lumber
Mine Name: Luppans Mine
Start Date: 1915 End Date: 1924
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: 2
Acres after map date: 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

The source map appears to be incomplete, not showing the complete east side of the mine. However, this area was later surface mined by Morgan mines (mine index 3589), so the outline is coded “Not final” rather than “Incomplete”.

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main shaft St. Clair 1S 9W 16 NE SE NE
Air shaft St. Clair 1S 9W 15 NW SW NW


Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Herrin 45-47 5.83-6.25 RPB

Geological Problems Reported


Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Lippert Brothers Lippert 1915-1915 280
A. J. Marxer Marxer 1915-1921 19,785
A. J. Marxer Marxer 1921-1923 2,640 Production not reported 1922 for mines producing less than 10,000 tons Production after map date
Luppans Lumber Luppans 1923-1924 600 Production after map date
Total Production: 23,305

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Microfilm, document 351135 8-16-1921 1:1200 1:1200 Not final

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation, mine type, seam, depth, thickness.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (St. Clair County) - Mine names, mine index, ownership, years of operation.
Microfilm map, document 351135, reel 03134, frame 272 - Shaft locations, mine outline, mining method.

Mine Notes

Mine Images