Rend Lake Mine
Joe Wetzel, (618) 625-2041
Rail Loading Point
Rend Lake Mine, Illinois
Background on Mine
Opened in 1968. Acquired by Consolidation Coal Company in November 1986.
Approximately 52 million tons (as of January 1990)
Current Annual Production Capacity
3.2 million tons
Rail Loading Point Storage Capacity
Two raw coal silos (25,500 tons capacity total). Three clean coal silos (37,000 tons capacity total).
Loadout Description and/or Configuration
Conveyor belt to holding bin, then flood load from holding bin.
Track scale–in motion
Loading Rate per Hour
Load Track Configuration and Capacity
Loop track–130-car capacity
Maximum Cars Per Train
Confidential–contact Keith Bellan at (708) 394-8854 if you require information regarding coal specifications.