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William Walden's pictures from the construction of the Zahrani Terminal, Sidon in 1949-50 - page 1


Installing the main gravity fed crude oil lines from the tank farm to the shore control.

Installing crude oil lines to berth no. 5

Installing the main gravity fed crude oil lines from the tank farm to the shore control.

Installing the main gravity fed crude oil lines from the tank farm to the shore control.

Installing crude oil lines to berth no. 5

The Shore Control manifold.

Monitoring line pressure at the tank farm.

A view of the Bunker manifold near the Shore Control.

The Twin GM Diesel transfer pumps in the Bunker Pumphouse near the Shore Control.

The terminal power station at the tank farm under construction with the Caterpillar-driven generators installed.

The completed Shore Control manifold.

The Shore Control building.

Tankfarm overflow and drain sump.

View of the shorelines under construction just downstream of the control valves.

Ground work in progress prior to tank construction at the Tank Farm.

Berth 5 submarine line floated into position.
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