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California Historical Landmark

California Historical Landmark

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.

October 25, 1953
Marker placed by
Kern County Historical Society
Bakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W
El Tejon Parlor No. 259 N.D.G.W
Kern County Museum
Southern Pacific Railroad

State Registered Landmark No. 506

Original size: 1200x1600