In the Tehachapi Mountains Near Tehachapi Pass

In the Tehachapi Mountains Tehachapi Pass California


Stock #: 329661
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Mojave
State: California (CA)
County: Kern
Publisher: Detroit Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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the entrance to the Great San Joaquin Valley is by way of Tehachapi Pass, at an altitude of 4000 feet. Ten miles beyond the Pass is the famous loop. Here a complete circle is made by the railroad. The length of the loop is 3795 feet, the altitude at the crossing over the tunnel is 3034 feet; the altitude at the tunnel is 2956 feet. Rapidly descending, the San Joaquin Valley is entered at Bakersfield. The Valley is 32,000 square miles in extent, and is the granary of the State
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