Arabian American Oil Company. Operation Tapline.

New York, Aramco, [December 1957].

560 x 430 mm. Folding poster with several black-and-white photographic illustrations.


First edition. Scarce Aramco poster on the benefits of the Trans-Arabian Pipeline (Tapline) established in 1950. Celebrating seven years in the business, it presents the busy workforce behind the Tapline as well as the jobs it created, proving "that nationals of many countries and varying backgrounds can be welded into a harmonious, efficient work force". Among the images are the terminal at Sidon, pumping units, new townsites that emerged around Tapline pump stations, and medial care for Tapline employees.

Occasional light browning along folding lines.

All early issues of the eductional Aramco posters as reprinted in 1969 are rare.

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