Fact Sheets

The information for these fact sheets were compiled by the Valdez Museum and is based on materials from the Valdez Museum’s historical collections.

Work Force

August 2, 2013

The bronze statue that stands inside the gate to the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal shows five people who represent the workforce that built the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. In October of 1975, construction activity on the pipeline peaked. During that month just over 28,000 people were employed on the project. They worked as laborers, engineers, administrators, office workers,…