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Workers at the Chernobyl plant dig up and remove a radioactive crane that had been buried just west of the fourth-block shelter. In the months after the 1986 accident, vehicles used by liquidators often became too radioactive to continue using and were typically buried in unmarked sites.<br />
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This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term documentary photography projects, After Chernobyl and After Fukushima.<br />
© Michael Forster Rothbart 2007-2013.<br />
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Photo by: Michael Forster Rothbart<br />
Date:  7/2009    File#:  Canon 5D digital camera frame 72172
Workers at the Chernobyl plant dig up and remove a radioactive crane that had been buried just west of the fourth-block shelter. In the months after the 1986 accident, vehicles used by liquidators often became too radioactive to continue using and were typically buried in unmarked sites.
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This photograph is part the book of Would You Stay?, by Michael Forster Rothbart, published by TED Books in 2013. The photos come from Forster Rothbart’s two long-term...
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