Photo taken by Nathan Morton in April 08
BH Photo #127489
Highest rr pass between the Appalachians and the Rockies would be Paisano Pass, west of Alpine, Texas, at slightly more than 5000 feet elevation.
Originally part of the Missouri, Arkansas & Southern Railway the tunnel was constructed 19 feet high and 14 feet wide. In 1967, the tunnel was expanded to 24 feet high and 19 feet wide.