Philmont Mine Safeguard Project

The Philmont Mine Safeguard Project was located on private land approximately 20 miles northwest of Cimarron in Colfax County, New Mexico. The project involved backfilling six adits and five shafts as well as constructing structures at four additional adits. Many of the features were not accessible by motorized vehicle.

The contractor was the Smith Construction Company of Albuquerque, NM.

Year Completed: 1999
Cost: $43,895.11
Project Engineer: John Kretzmann, P.E.
Project Manager: Rick Koehler

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