In front of you is the world famous Tehachapi Loop which is about halfway upgrade to the Tehachapi Pass. This feat of civil engineering genius was the crowning achievement of civil engineer William Hood of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. It is one of the seven wonders of the railroad world. The Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line was cut through solid and decomposed granite by up to 3000 Chinese laborers from Canton China. They used picks, shovels, horse drawn carts and blasting powder. This line was part of the last and final link of the first railroad line connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles and the State of California. (Source: Bruce Deeter - ASCE member)
Having the Tehachapi Loop as one of the scenic views on highway fifty eight, truckers and RV users were compelled to pull over and found themselves staying longer to enjoy the view on the side of the road. As more and more people were drawn to this scenic view, Kern County imposed to implement a truck stop which later added a giant logistics center which is called Tehachapi Landing. This provided more truckers to relax at Tehachapi Loop and enable them to enjoy their stay, as well as RV campers for a designated parking overnight. A few years later... More and more trucks and cars are traveling between San Francisco and Los Angeles which are piling up on highways. Traffic was infuriating many long haul drivers and were worried about getting from point A to point B. By introducing the idea to bring in the rolling highway to the railroad, this helps traffic flow faster than ever. This form of transportation involves the conveying of road trucks and RV’s by rail referred to as Ro-La trains. Some would call this piggyback transportation. RV campers find themselves more rested than ever while they still have the ability to drive to remote roads as travelers desire. 
The platforms are built strategically through the landscape with minimal distortion. One may notice the terrain almost merges through the surface of the platform of Tehachapi Landing, simulating the early days of truckers stopping on the side of the road. The lower portion of the platform are for automation machines for conveyor belts. The anchor points acts as nodes creating adaptability on the platforms and welcomes growth for Tehachapi Landing. One can expect to work here with four hour work week instead of a traditional 9-5 that most people dread of working, with the help of technology’s ever evolving through automation. Working hours vary through seasons... for example, Holidays like black friday, christmas shopping, may have longer hours of work. As the logistics center needed more workers, temporary housing was built inside the cranes for the convenience of workers on-call. Lastly the Tehachapi Landing opened a visitor center and has now begun welcoming people. Leading an example for how convenient, comfortable, social and efficient logistics facility can be.
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