D. Wes Baird

The North American Coal Corporation is engaged in the surface mining of lignite as fuel for power generation by electric utilities, with current operations in North Dakota, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The company also provides dragline mining services for independently owned limerock quarries in Florida through its North American Mining division.

Mining approximately 35 million tons per year, North American Coal ranks as the nation’s largest lignite coal producer and among the top 10 coal producers in the U.S. 

As a result of the company’s high standards on environmental awareness and conservation, low-cost production and customer service, and its commitment to employee safety and support, North American Coal is recognized throughout the mining industry for leadership and excellence.

North American Coal’s parent company is NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC).

Contact D. Wes Baird

Contact D. Wes Baird

Liberty Fuels Company
Land Agent
86 Willie Glass Road
Bailey, Mississippi  39320
Phone: 601-737-7045


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Kemper County, Mississippi