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American Experience | Construction Begins on the Alaska Pipeline | PBS

Duration: 00:40
Program: American Experience
Broadcast Date: May. 16, 2006

Construction of the Alaska Pipeline began on March 27, 1975. Over the next three years, workers would battle brutal Arctic weather to construct an eight hundred mile pipeline that traversed three mountain ranges, thirty-four rivers, and eight hundred streams.

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Post Date: October 2, 2013