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Alliance – Mt. Vernon Transfer Terminal

Mt. Vernon, Indiana


Mt. Vernon Transfer Company
Southwind Maritime Center
3300 Bluff Road, Mt. Vernon, IN 47620

The Mt. Vernon Transfer Terminal is a coal-loading terminal on the Ohio River at Mt. Vernon, Indiana. Coal is delivered to Mt. Vernon by both rail and truck. The terminal has a capacity of 8 million tons per year with existing ground storage. Mt. Vernon is capable of receiving and unloading 105-car unit trains of coal via EVWR (with direct connections to the majority of Class I railroads) that can transfer to ground storage and/or direct to barge(s).

Foresight Energy – Sitran Terminal


Milepost 817.5 on the Ohio River

Capacity: 20 million tons per year
Loading Rate: 5,000 tons per hour
Storage Capacity: 1 million tons
Rail: CSX, NS, BN via EVWR

Sitran Terminal is a wholly owned transloading facility located at milepost 817.5 on the Ohio River commissioned in April 2012. It is capable of receiving up to 150 car train sets from mines originating on the NS, CSX and BNSF Railroads via the EVWR. The facility has blending capabilities and can store over 1 million tons of coal. The throughput capacity is in excess of 20 million tons per year.

Coal Mines

Alliance Resource Partners – Hamilton County Coal

Dahlgren, Illinois

Hamilton County Coal, LLC operates Mine #1, which is an underground mine located near the city of Dahlgren in Hamilton County, Illinois. Mine #1 utilizes longwall mining techniques to produce high-sulfur coal. The preparation plant at Hamilton County Coal has a throughput capacity of 2,000 tons of raw coal per hour.

Annual Production: 6.3 million tons in 2018
Reserve Estimates:  545.8 million tons (as of 12/31/18)
Transportation Options:  Rail served directly by EVWR giving it access to CSX, Norfolk Southern, and BNSF markets. Barge access via rail or truck

Foresight Energy – Sugar Camp Mine

Franklin County, Illinois

Sugar Camp Energy’s mining complex, located in Franklin County, in southern Illinois, contains 1.3 billion tons of clean, recoverable coal reserves and is designed to support up to 4 separate longwall mines. We operate two longwall mines that share common surface infrastructure but maintain separate access points for mine personnel and equipment. We began operation of our first longwall mine, M Class #1 Mine, in the first quarter of 2012 and our second longwall mine, Viking Energy, at the end of the second quarter of 2014.

Productive Capacity with two longwall systems: 15 million tons per year
Coal Production: 14.5 million tons in 2018
Transportation: Rail (Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, CSX, BNSF via EVWR and potential access to Union Pacific), barge on the Ohio River and Mississippi River (via truck or railroad)
Coal Reserves: 1,309.9million tons
Heat Content: 11,820 Btu/lb



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