Constructed 1874 - 1876
— Commemorated October 1998 —In front of you is the world famous Tehachapi Loop which is about halfway upgrade to the Tehachapi Pass. This steep line averages 2.2% in gradient in its 28 miles of length. This feat of civil engineering genius was crowning achievement of civil engineer William Hood of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. It is one of the seven wonders of the railroad world.
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|Placed By||History and Heritage Committee, Los Angeles Section and Southern San Joaquin Branch, American Society of Engineers|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:34pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 360310 N 3895724|
|Decimal Degrees||35.19480000, -118.53440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 11.688', W 118° 32.064'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 11' 41.28" N, 118° 32' 3.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 26800-26842 Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Gettysburg CA 17325, US|
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