Tehachapi Loop

California State Historic Landmark 508

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#508 Tehachapi Loop
From this spot may be seen a portion of the world-renowned "Loop." It was completed in 1876 under the direction of William Hood, Southern Pacific Railroad engineer. In gaining elevation around central hill of loop a 4000-foot train will cross 77 feet above its rear cars in tunnel below.

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On old state hwy, 3.2 mi E of Keene exit, 6.5 mi W of Tehachapi.

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