All Along the Watch Tower Part 2
Contaminated Tanks – at the Australian Nuclear Test Sites, During Recovery and After.
The Sale of Contaminated Equipment to the Public.
A Photo History. With Thanks to the Atomic Ex-Servicemens’ Association.
If you know anyone who bought equipment at government auction such as the bulldozer type pictured here, which saw service at an atomic test sites, consider alerting State authorities and seeking thorough radiation monitoring of the machine.
Decontamination at the time of use was performed with rudimentary methods by personnel doing their best during hazardous duty. The equipment was part of the hazard.
Personnel affected includes anyone who used this equipment, either in later military or civilian service.