RAG American Coal Co.
John Borla, (307) 325-9471 ext. 405, P.O. Box 830, Hanna, WY 82327
4 miles north of Hanna, Wyoming in Carbon County
Rail Loading Point
Background on Mine
Shoshone produces consistent, high-quality, low-sulphur coal from the Hanna No. 80 seam, which averages 17 feet in thickness. The mine provides both steam and stoker coal to both utility and industrial customers.
Annual Production (1996)
Approximately 8.5 million tons
Rail Loading Point Storage Capacity
Current Annual Production Capacity
2.6 million tons
Loadout Description and/or Configuration
Flood loading with a 300-ton bin located over the rail tracks, fed from an open stockpile.
Loading Rate Per Hour
3,000 tons. 110 cars within four hours.
Load Track Configuration and Capacity
125-car loop track
Load in motion
Maximum Cars Per Train
Bituminous, 10,840 Btu/lb., .63% Sulphur
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