You are here

Railroad Tunnel under Raton Pass

Share to

The Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad built the first railroad to Raton Pass in 1878 and opened a tunnel under the pass in 1879. A second tunnel built in 1908 still operates today, serving Amtrak passenger trains that use the route.

Location: 
Raton Pass
Place: 
Las Animas County
Image by: 
Date: 
September 2011

Articles with this image