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.
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...more »
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