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CHL No. 508 Tehachapi Loop - Kern


NO. 508 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.


On Old State Hwy, 3.2 mi E of Keene exit, 6.5 mi W of Tehachapi
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The Tehachapi Loop is located 8 miles west of Tehachapi on Woodford-Tehachapi Road.

CHL #508 - Tehachapi Loop Street Sign