Four Rivers Terminal

From Global Energy Monitor

The Four Rivers Terminal is a coal-handling facility on the Ohio River near Paducah, Kentucky, United States.

The terminal was built by Southern Coal Handling (SCH) in 2015. The terminal moves coal from the Powder River Basin and from the Illinois Basin. It has an annual capacity of 10 million short tons (approximately 9.1 million metric tonnes).[1][2]


The map below shows the Four Rivers Terminal at mile marker 943 on the Ohio River.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Southern Coal Handling
  • Location: Paducah, Kentucky
  • Capacity (Million metric tonnes per annum): 9.1
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 2015
  • Type: Exports
  • Coal source: Illinois Basin, Powder River Basin

Articles and resources


  1. Four Rivers Terminal Opens, Coal Age, Apr. 16, 2015
  2. Coal Facilities, Paducah & Louisville Railway, Inc., Accessed Oct. 2021

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