Shortage of coal leaves some without heat source

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Shortage of coal leaves some without heat source

Supply issues limit what Hay Gulch Coal can offer to homeowners
Just a few tons of coal remain at Hay Gulch Coal south of Hesperus on Wednesday. The business provides coal for home-heating customers across the Four Corners. A new production method at the nearby King II mine has limited the supply of coal to Hay Gulch.
Mike Crawford, owner of Hay Gulch Coal, is asking customers to call before traveling to his business to make sure he has coal available for sale.

Shortage of coal leaves some without heat source

Just a few tons of coal remain at Hay Gulch Coal south of Hesperus on Wednesday. The business provides coal for home-heating customers across the Four Corners. A new production method at the nearby King II mine has limited the supply of coal to Hay Gulch.
Mike Crawford, owner of Hay Gulch Coal, is asking customers to call before traveling to his business to make sure he has coal available for sale.

Shortage of coal leaves some without heat source

Hay Gulch Coal south of Hesperus sells “lump coal” to home-heating customers. Supplies at Hay Gulch have been limited this fall because of production changes at the King II Coal Mine and because of demand from railroads in Durango and Chama, New Mexico.

Shortage of coal leaves some without heat source

A delivery of about 90 tons of “lump coal” to Hay Gulch Coal last weekend was sold in three hours.

Shortage of coal leaves some without heat source

Hay Gulch Coal is likely to have a greater supply of coal for home-heating customers after the seasonal closure of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in New Mexico and the shift to a winter schedule at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
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