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Tehachapi Loop

The Tehachapi Loop is a .73 miles (1.17 km) long 'spiral', or helix, on the Union Pacific Railroad line through Tehachapi Pass, of the Tehachapi Mountains in Kern County, south-central California. The railroad line connects Bakersfield in the San Joaquin Valley to Mojave in the Mojave Desert.One of the greatest engineering feats of its day, the Loop was built by the Southern Pacific Railroad beginning in 1874. The first train to use it reached Los Angeles in 1876. The Loop became the…

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Tehachapi Loop

The Tehachapi Loop is a .73 miles (1.17 km) long 'spiral', or helix, on the Union Pacific Railroad line through Tehachapi Pass, of the Tehachapi Mountains in Kern County, south-central California. The railroad line connects Bakersfield in the San Joaquin Valley to Mojave in the Mojave Desert.One of the greatest engineering feats of its day, the Loop was built by the Southern Pacific Railroad beginning in 1874. The first train to use it reached Los Angeles in 1876. The Loop became the…

Published by ER Post on Flickr. This is a California Quail (Callipepla californica), photographed in Kern County, California.

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BAe 146 air tanker at Range Fire in Kern County, California, 2016.

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