Other sources of information
Notes from the Minefield: United States Intervention in lebanon and the Middle East, 1945 - 1958 by Irene L. Gendzier
Columbia University Press, New York 1997 ISBN 0-231-10474-X

John Makkinje's Tapline
John Makkinje's website with photographs from Tapline 1953 - 2001.

ARAMCO - The Arabian American Oil Company
Aramco in Saudi Arabia was where Tapline got the crude oil it pumped through the desert to the Mediterranean coast near Sidon in Lebanon.

The John C. Tarvin Collection
These selected photographs from the collection of the late John C. Tarvin, a longtime Aramco employee, were taken by the photographer Robert Yarnell Richie on assignment for Aramco in 1947.

Colonel William Eddy Papers
at Princeton University Library

William E. Mulligan Papers
at Georgetown University's Lauinger Library

Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers
at Georgetown University's Lauinger Library

The engineering company took part in constructon of Tapline.

The Barrows Company
Middle East - Basic Oil Laws & Concession Contracts