Back of card: Sierra De Cristo Rey - Located three miles from El Paso, Texas on Highway U.S. No. 80 alternate, this monument to Christ the King, is a majestic figure overlooking El Paso and Mexico. The cross stands forty feet high on a twelve foot base. The statue of Christ the King, carved out of the Texas Sandstone cross, is 30 feet high. Urbici Soler, one of the sculptors of Christ of the Andes, was the artist. The monument is the only one of its kind in North and Central America, and the second largest in the Western Hemisphere.