[Arabian American Oil Company]. Collection of slides.

Abqaiq, 1960s.

36 original Kodachrome colour slides (35 mm film).


Private collection compiled by an Aramco engineer active in Abqaiq. The slides show American and Saudi Arabian employees working on oil rigs, including some impressive views of derricks and other oil compounds in the middle of the vast desert. Several images show an offshore platform; others depict a workers camp, as well as large Aramco trucks, tanks, and a train speeding through the sands.

In excellent condition. Extraordinary images documenting the demanding work environment of Aramco staff in the sixties.

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