Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

March 9, 1975

Trans-Alaska_Pipeline_System_Luca_Galuzzi_2005Construction begins on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. When completed in 1977, the 789 mile-long pipeline – from Prudhoe Bay to Prince William Sound – was one of the world’s longest. Thirty-two workers died during construction of the privately owned pipeline.

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