29 W. Raymond St.

Harrisburg , IL , 62946

About Us

Tom Franks founded the Arclar Company in 1983 as a family owned coal company.  It grew from 19 employees and 120,000 tons annual production to 600 employees and 6,000,000 tons annual production.  Arclar was bought out by Peabody Coal in 2002. 

Tom Franks then formed the family owned Eagle River Coal, LLC which operates a surface coal mine south of Harrisburg, Illinois.