KCBX Terminal

Marketing/Sales Contact

Tom Kramer
3259 E. 100th Street
Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: 773-375-3700
Fax: 773-375-3153

General Information

Milepost 331.5 on the Calumet River, 1.8 miles from the mouth of Lake Michigan in Chicago, IL

Commodities Handled
80 percent coal, 20 percent coke

Average Loading/Unloading Rate
2,500 net tons per hour (rail to barge, rail to ground and ground to barge)

Product Handling Equipment
Belt conveyors feeding two independent traveling tower vessel/barge loading units

Special Equipment
Car placement by locomotives, gravity bottom discharge with shakers

All vessels accomodated through St. Lawrence Seaway, 27 feet draft at north and south docks

Coal Storage Capacity
1,000,000 net tons

Blending Capabilities
Up to three coals

Other Services
Customized coal/petroleum coke blending, coal stockpiling, transloading, car storage for up to 400 cars, river barge unloading and storage

Serving Railroad
The Belt Railway Company of Chicago