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By Kevin Baird
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 

Trans-Alaska oil pipeline celebrates 40th anniversary


FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The work and effort put into completing the Trans Alaska Pipeline System and its constant maintenance is an embodiment of Alaska grit, Alyeska Pipeline President Tom Barrett said.

On Tuesday, Alyeska Pipeline celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System, often called TAPS. More than 100 people gathered at the pipepine pullout in Fox to celebrate with root beer floats, gourmet hamburgers from Frostbite Foods and tacos from Tacos Al Pastor. A heavy rainstorm rolled in quickly and only the brave and hungry stayed in line for food.

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