Cordero Rojo

Campbell County, WY


Cordero began operations in 1976 with a permitted mining capacity of 65 million tons per year in conjunction with the Caballo Rojo Loadout. Mining is carried out primarily by dragline operations, with truck/shovel utilized to move coal.

Cordero Rojo Mine Key Facts

Type of Coal: 8,450 Btu Thermal Coal

Type of Mine: Surface

Typical Annual Production: 10-15 million tons annually

Storage capacity (processed): 144,000 tons

Rail Service: UP & BNSF

Rail Loading Point: Cordero Junction, WY

Rail Loading Capabilities: Double loop (two trains can be loaded at once), 4 unit-train capacity


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