California Historical Landmarks in Kern County

California Historical Landmark 508
Tehachapi Loop
Old Highway, 3.2 Miles East of Keene Exit, 6.5 Miles West of Tehachapi

Tehachapi Loop

From this spot may be seen a portion of the world-renowned Loop completed in 1876 under the direction of William Hood, Southern Pacific railroad engineer. In gaining elevation around the central hill of the Loop, a 4,000-foot train will cross 77 feet above its rear cars in the tunnel below.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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