Pipelines and defense

An old Oil & Gas Journal dated Feb. 13, 1941, found recently in the office had an interesting article we feel needs to be shared with our readers. The article is on pipeline construction, the subject of this week's special report (p. 57).Title of the article is "Pipeline and submerged oil developments are imminent," by Henry D. Ralph, who at the time was district editor in Washington, DC. Later Ralph moved to Tulsa and became editor of the magazine. (We won't touch on the submerged oil issue in the article.)Several weeks before the article was written, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt had sent a letter to a congressional committee "suggesting" an investigation of railroad opposi...

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