Caballo Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

20 miles southeast of Gillette, Wyo.

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dozer/casting, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • The Caballo Mine opened in 1978 and is located amid rolling uplands that support ranching and wildlife, as well as dry-land farming.

  • The mine has three inbound and two outbound tracks that connect with the BNSF and UP railroads joint line.

  • Caballo has approximately 490 million tons of proven and probable reserves.

More Info

11.2
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Caballo Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$220
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
160
Employees
Working at the Caballo Mine in 2016
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

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