Trans-American Pipe Line Company

Published by New York: Trans-Arabian Pipe Line Company, 1951
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Quarto softcover in blue illustrated wraps. No edition/printing specified but likely first. Very Good/: Front cover exhibits some wear/small chips to edges and spine. Rear panel has a small patch of light damp staining to upper left corner and a few abrasions to lower left corner. Text itself clean, bright & unmarked. Introduction ('Pipe Line of Peace'): Personnel; Map; Technical Data; 40pp.****Subtitled 'the story of the world's biggest oil pipe line' this booklet describes the then just-finished construction of the oil pipe line started in 1947 that went from Saudi Arabia to the Mediterranean Sea in 1951, a distance of over 1,000 miles. From Introduction: 'The Arabs gave the name Tapline to this greatest of all long range engineering projects. Tapline in it's completion has done more than serve the cause of national security and international peace. it has given proof that a democracy produces private initiative and enterprise which can handle any industrial undertaking no matter how great it's proportions. And Tapline has proven that the American type of free business without nationalization or government subsidy, can do a job better, faster and cheaper than any other system in the world.' Construction companies included Trans-Arabia Pipe Line Company; International Bechtel; Williams Brothers Overseas; Graver Construction; Aramco; Chicago Bridge & Iron Company and others. Illustrated throughout with many b/w photographs of various stages of this massive project. Also included are a list of executive & Management Personnel & Technical Data; Construction Features; Pipe Line Sizes & Length; Capacities; Trans-Arabian Pipe Line Company statistics on the Sidon Terminal; Pump Stations. Altogether a very nice copy-Scarce. #30016. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Tapline
Publisher: New York: Trans-Arabian Pipe Line Company
Publication Date: 1951
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition

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Trans-Arabian Oil Pipe Line Company.
Published by New York: Trans-Arabian Oil Pipe Line Company, 1951. (1951)
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Book Description New York: Trans-Arabian Oil Pipe Line Company, 1951., 1951. "The Trans-Arabian Oil Pipe Line Company, an American concern, has completed the world's largest oil pipe line system. The oil of Saudi Arabia is now available on the shores of the Mediterranean, more than a thousand miles from its source. The Arabs gave the name Tapline to this greatest of all long range engineering projects.". Original staple-bound illustrated wraps 22 x 28cm. (5) + 40 pages, profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout, a full-page map, technical details etc. VG with light wear. Ref 2116. Bookseller Inventory # 2116

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