OwnerPeabody Group (Powder River Coal Company)
Terry Traylor (307) 687-6804
Rail Loading Point
Caballo Junction, Wyoming
Background on Mine
Caballo has been in production continuously since October 1978. Production was about 26.5 million tons in 2004.
745 million tons
Annual Production (2004)
26.5 million tons
Current Annual Production Capacity
31 million tons
Loadout Description and/or Configuration
Crushed coal is transferred through an automatic three-stage sampling system and into silos (four) for loadout into railcars.
Coupled-in-motion track scales, plus a top-off weigh bin for the precision loading of each car.
System Used to Assure Maximum Loading Per Car
Precision loading system capable of loading railcars to within 500 lbs. of the maximum weight allowed on rails.
Loading Rate per Hour
Load Track Configuration and Capacity
The mine has a loop track capable of holding and loading coal unit trains of up to 135 cars.
Maximum Cars Per Train
Sub-bituminous, 8,500 Btu/lb., 0.38% Sulphur
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