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Peabody Energy Twentymile Mine

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    As a world-leader in safe, productive, environmentally-responsible coal production, Peabody's Twentymile Mine is an important part of our community, and regional and State economy. Located 20 miles southwest of Steamboat Springs, Twentymile provides a high-quality, super-compliance coal product to electrical power generating facilities in Colorado, the Mid-West, other states, and international markets. Economic benefits include 500 high-paying stable jobs, and direct economic benefits of $130MM annually.

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    • Highlights: World’s largest private sector coal company | Twentymile employs about 500 people | Over $25,000 in local charitable contributions each year | Twentymile provides over $200 mm in direct economic benefits to the valley
    • Directions: Travel on U.S. 40 (Lincoln Ave.) through the downtown area and turn left on the west edge of the downtown area on 13th Street (Routt County Road 33 (RCR33) or Twentymile Road) at the Library. You will cross the Yampa River and railroad tracks. Follow RCR33 west and south about 20 miles. You will encounter a "T" intersection where County Road 179 joins RCR33 - turn to the right. You will also cross the intersection of County Road 179 near our Middle Creek Warehouse where RCR179 heads north - stay on the main paved road. At the stop-sign where RCR33 intersects RCR27, you will be able to see the Mine. Turn left at this intersection, cross over the railroad overpass, and turn right into the mine at the marked entrance. Follow the entrance road to the main parking area and Mine Office.
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