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“Very Unique Railroad Attraction” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tehachapi Loop

Tehachapi Loop
Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Tehachapi, CA
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Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in Tehachapi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Marina, California
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“Very Unique Railroad Attraction”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Railroad buffs come from all over the World to see this engineering marvel. Be sure to park off the road and be aware that there are drivers enjoying their life, liberty, and the persuit of happiness negotiating the wonderful winding road. Don't get run over!

Visited September 2012
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“Fascinating curiosity for a few minutes time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is a railroad spot where the engine of the train passes the end of the train in a loop, and there's one spot high above the tracks from which to watch this. Get directions from your hotel, and do it.

Visited August 2012
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“Very interesting even to non-trainspotters!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

It's fascinating watching the 1 1/2 mile long train climb up the incline, often the engines looping over the back of the train.

The added benefit is its in fantastic setting. Well worth a visit

Visited April 2012
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“I live in Tehachapi and its a wonder to behold”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

It's crazy to watch the trains go up and around the hill in a slight upward circle. It is a engineering feat . Lots of little holes thru the mountains and it just curves up. Neat

Visited March 2012
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“Very interesting, even for non train buffs!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Nice little trip, worth a visit. Reasonably regular trains. If you drive up the hill there is a little plaque telling you about it. If you park on the left just before you get to this, there is a dirt track. Walk up here and you get some great views, although the fog came down when we were there and ruined it!

Visited April 2012
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