Permit Number: C0070020 
Site Summary 
The Horizon Mine is currently operating and produced 286,000 tons in 2005.

Coal mining began in 1924 in this area of the North Fork of Gordon Creek when the Consumer Mutual Coal Company was organized, and opened an underground coal mine in the Consumerís Canyon. This operation continued into the 1940ís.
Site Description 
The Horizon Mine, which was permitted and owned by Horizon Mining, LLC, received its mining and reclamation permit from the Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining in October 1996. This permit was transferred to Lodestar in 1999. Lodestar filed for Chapter 11 on March 30, 2001 and Chapter 7 on July 15, 2003. Lodestar transferred the permit to Hidden Splendor Resources, Inc. in 2003. Mining commenced and is currently operating. A federal lease was approved in 2005. Room and pillar mining methods are used in the Castlegate ďAĒ Seam and the Hiawatha Seam. 
Last Updated:  
By: pgrubaug 
Connection established.