·Various Activities during pipeline construction.
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Trans-Alaska Pipeline – Welding Wonders
At 800 miles long, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline has been described as one of the most historic welding and construction projects in history. For three years, tens of thousands of welders braved the harsh climate and terrain of Alaska’s wilderness to weld together the 48-inch diameter of the pipeline. And since then, more than 17 billion barrels of oil have flowed from the Prudhoe Bay oil field in Northern Alaska down to Valdez Bay.
Texas Pipeline Creates Illegal Immigrant Super-Highway
FALFURRIAS,Texas—A natural gas pipeline being constructed in the western portions of Brooks County is rapidly becoming a super-highway for illegal immigrants struggling to sneak around the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located in the county. Workers report regularly seeing illegals making their way along the pathway of the pipeline.
Pic of Career I chose this picture because after high school I would like to go work in the pipeline. I would like to become a welder and learn many skills. this picture shows what I would be doing out there. the quote is exactly how I think and feel about people in this day in age they don't want to work