Cook Coal Terminal (American Electric Power)

Marketing/Sales Contact

Greg Stiltner
Plant Manager
3316 N US 45 Road
Metropolis, IL 62960
Phone:  618-524-1920
Cell:  618-201-0521
Fax:  618-524-1968
gstiltner@aep.com 

General Information

Location
Milepost 947.5 on the Ohio River (Metropolis, IL)

Commodities Handled
Coal

Average Loading/Unloading Rate
Loading - 5,000 tons per hour (ground to barge)
Unloading - 6,600 tons per hour (rail to barge, rail to ground)

Annual Throughput
20 million tons annual capacity

Loading Machines
Conveyor belt from silo to barge

Product Handling Equipment
Two rotary dumpers
Two loop tracks

Draft
Navigable river drafts

Coal Storage Capacity
500,000 tons

Blending Capabilities
Very rare; up to two coals

Other Services
Weighing, blending and storage

Barge Capacity
180 jumbo barges