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Image of 2016.015.004.3.1 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

2016.015.004.3.1 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

The Trans Alaska Pipeline: The Beginning. First of a three volume set on the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. Written and produced by Lawrence J. Allen with contributing writer J. Malcolm Campbell. Published in 1975 by Scribe Publishing Corporation in Seattle and printed by Graphic Arts Center in Portland, Oregon. The Raychem Corporation, based in Menlo Park, developed the heat-shrink coating for the pipeline.

Image of 2016.015.004.3.2 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

2016.015.004.3.2 - The Trans Alaska Pipeline

The Trans Alaska Pipeline: South to Valdez. Second of a three volume set on the construction of the Trans Alaska Pipeline. Written and produced by Lawrence J. Allen and edited by Barry Provorse. Published in 1976 by Scribe Publishing Corporation in Seattle and printed by Graphic Arts Center in Portland, Oregon. The Raychem Corporation, based in Menlo Park, developed the heat-shrink coating for the pipeline.

Image of 2016.015.001.111.1 - Untitled (Trans-Alaska Pipeline Construction), October 1975

2016.015.001.111.1 - Untitled (Trans-Alaska Pipeline Construction), October 1975

Untitled (Trans-Alaska Pipeline Construction), October 1975. This image shows a snowy landscape in Alaska. A dirt road is visible at left moving from the foreground to the background. An uncovered pipeline appears at mid-ground in the image and extends from a grove of brush at center right into the distance just left of center. Snow covered mountains are visible across the center of the image and the sky is filled with gray clouds. A blue vertical line appears in the image along the right margin, which is caused by crimping to the film where it is attached to the leader. The cardboard slide mount is printed with a red and yellow Kodak symbol and text on one side and frame number and date info

Image of 2016.015.001.111.2 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.2 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows a close up view of machinery applying white Desertclad heat shrink coating to a section of pipe. A roll of white tape appears at upper left and is rolled onto a large metal pipe at bottom center. The machinery in the image is painted yellow and the surface has multiple chips and scratches. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for use coating oil pipelines in desert conditions. This trial was performed in Alaska during the same period that Raychem was working on coating the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Image of 2016.015.001.111.3 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.3 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows workers overseeing machinery that is applying white Desertclad heat shrink coating to a section of pipe. A large pipe partially wrapped in white tape appears at center left, with a large piece of equipment rolling the tape onto the pipe at center. Three people wearing protective outerwear are visible next to the pipe and machinery at center. Two of the people face away from the camera on either side of a man seen in profile at center who has blond hair and wears an orange hat and brown jumpsuit. Two additional people are partially visible at center right. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corpo

Image of 2016.015.001.111.4 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.4 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows a trial for the application of Desertclad tape to a hot pipe in a snowy Alaska landscape. An unwrapped section of pipe is visible at center right in the foreground that extends toward the heating and wrapping operation at center. Four side boom crawler cranes appear in a row at center supporting heating units around the pipe. Three automobiles and several pieces of equipment appear at center left. Pine trees are visible in the distance at center left and just right of center. The sky is overcast with gray clouds. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for coating oil pipelines

Image of 2016.015.001.111.5 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.5 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows a Caterpillar side boom crawler crane in a snowy landscape that is supporting a section of pipe with a rolling sling during a product trial of Raychem Desertclad heat shrink coating. The yellow painted crane appears at left with a section of unwrapped pipe visible at right. A blue piece of material is covering the front of the crane, and part of the machine is painted with black stripes. A cylindrical heater is partially visible around the pipe just behind the rolling sling. The sky is overcast with gray clouds. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for coating oil pipelines

Image of 2016.015.001.111.6 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.6 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows two heaters around a section of unwrapped pipe in a snowy landscape. The heaters are cylindrical and wrap around the exterior of the pipe. The heaters both have black tubing connecting to their sides and a set of metal runners on the underside. Metal loops at top provide a place to attach the units to an overhead metal structure. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for coating oil pipelines in desert conditions. The trial was performed in Alaska during the time that Raychem was also working on coating the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Image of 2016.015.001.111.7 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.7 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows a row of heaters around a section of unwrapped pipe in an outdoor setting. The heaters are cylindrical and wrap around the exterior of the pipe with an overhead metal structure to support and move the units along the pipe by crane. A flame from one of the heaters is visible at center. The heaters were fueled by propane and would raise the pipe temperature to about 200 degrees Fahrenheit. A person in silhouette stands next to one of the heaters at lower right in the image. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for coating oil pipelines in desert conditions. The trial was perfo

Image of 2016.015.001.111.8 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.8 - Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows white Desertclad tape coating a section of pipeline in a snowy landscape. The pipe extends from the foreground at lower right into the distance at upper left. A propane tank rests on the ground at bottom center. A crane, several people, and an automobile are visible at upper left. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for coating oil pipelines in desert conditions. The trial was performed in Alaska during the time that Raychem was also working on coating the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.

Image of 2016.015.001.111.9 - Untitled (Fred Smith at Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

2016.015.001.111.9 - Untitled (Fred Smith at Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975

Untitled (Fred Smith at Raychem Desertclad Tape Trial in Alaska), November 1975. This color slide shows Raychem employee Fred Smith standing in front of a section of pipeline that is wrapped in white Desertclad tape with snowcapped mountains in the background. Smith wears an Alyeska Arctic Wear Parka that was issued to workers on the Trans-Alaska pipeline construction project along with a blue Raychem hardhat and an orange knit face mask. Desertclad was a product that the Raychem Corporation was testing for coating oil pipelines in desert conditions. The trial was performed in Alaska during the time that Raychem was also working on coating the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.