Our Mines

Black Thunder
Mailing Address:
Thunder Basin Coal Company
P.O. Box 406
Wright, WY 82732
Phone: (307) 939-1300
Physical Address:
Thunder Basin Coal Company
5669 Highway 450
Wright, WY 82732
Region: Powder River Basin
Location: Campbell County, Wyoming
Mine Type: Surface
Equipment: Dragline, truck and shovel
2016 Sales: Total: 67.9 million tons
Predecessor (January 1 to October 1): 49 million tons
Successor (October 2 to December 31): 18.9 million tons
Prep Plant: No
Transportation: Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail systems
Other: Black Thunder is one of the largest single coal mining complexes in the world and the first coal mine in the world to ship 1 billion tons
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