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Trans-Arabian pipeline photograph collection, circa 1947
SC 1099
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Title:

Trans-Arabian pipeline photograph collection, circa 1947

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

80 black and white snapshots of the early days of the Bechtel Company's construction of the Saudi Arabia portion of the Trans-Arabian Pipeline (Tapline), carrying oil via a 30 inch line to tankers in the Mediterranean. Includes images of marine terminal construction on the eastern Saudi Arabian coast, Bechtel and local boats, trucks with pipe and other heavy machinery, American, Saudi Arabian, and Indian workmen, Arab in traditional dress with falcon, Arab men, women and children, and camels. Photos removed from musty album.

Date:

1947 (issued)

Note:

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Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Trans-Arabian pipeline photograph collection, SC 1099. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.015 linear feet

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

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Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.