Lee Ranch Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

35 miles northwest of Grants, N.M.

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • Operations at Lee Ranch are suspended at this time and all mining activities are conducted at Peabody’s adjacent El Segundo Mine.

  • Since its first year of operation in 1984, Lee Ranch has been honored more than 12 times as New Mexico’s safest mine.

  • In 2006, Lee Ranch was honored by the United States Department of Labor for operating the safest surface mine in the United States.

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