1835 S Bragaw St, Anchorage Alaska 99512
Seven major oil companies formed the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company to build and operate the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, following the discovery of oil in Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope of the Arctic Circle.
The 48-inch diameter pipeline begins in Prudhoe Bay and runs 800 miles to Valdez, the northernmost ice-free port in North America. There are 12 pump stations to push the oil over the Brooks Range past Fairbanks and over the Chugach Mountains.
It proceeds to a marine terminal across the bay from where Valdez was rebuilt following a 1964 earthquake. Valdez Tour Co. conducts daily excursions around the terminal from May to September. For pipeline information, contact the Public Affairs Department, Alyeska Company.
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12/05 Coming to The Anchorage area
Great Alaska Sportsman Show Anchorage AK March28 The Great Alaska Sportsman Show is one of America's most unusual gatherings of men and women who love the great outdoors and the Alaska vendors, exhibitors and experts who seek to equip and prepare them for a season afield.
The four-day show draws sell-out crowds of people who care passionately about fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, climbing and virtually all other outdoor activities.
Anchorage Festival of Music Anchorage AK April14 The Anchorage Festival of Music is a non-profit community organization dedicated to presenting classical music and educational opportunities in music for the people of Alaska. It is supported in part by grants from the Atwood Foundation, Getty Foundation, Carr Foundations and by major contributions from corporations, as well as generous contributions of time and financial support from many individuals and businesses.
Slam'n Salm'n Derby Anchorage AK June7-16 Win a boat, motor, and trailer.
Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon Anchorage AK June22 The Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon includes, a marathon (26.2 miles),
marathon relay (4 X 6.5 miles),
half marathon (13.1 miles).
five miler (5.6 miles), and a
youth cup (1.6 miles).
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River AK July10-14 Located in Eagle River, in the parking lot south of the Garcia's Restaurant, the Bear Paw Festival Vendor Court is a great place to find live entertainment, a variety of great food, and shopping for everyone. Definitely the perfect place to take your family!
Bear Paw Festival Eagle River AK July10-14 This event includes, US Army & AK National Guard Games & Exhibit,
3 on 3 BB Tourney,
Community Service Awards,
Classic 5K Race,
Bear Paw's Got Talent,
Bear Paw Photo Contest,
Bear Paw Quilt Exhibit & Events,
Bear Paw Royalty Pageant,
Chepo's Classic Car Show,
Community Entertainment on Stage,
Dog & Owner Look A Like with VCA, and much more.