RATTLE AND HUM

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.

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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.

One Response to “RATTLE AND HUM”

  1. nuclearhistory Says:

    Hi Christina. Oh, I thought yea, radioactive tanks. Rattle rattle creak with an inaudible hum of hot particles. As more people came into contact the equipment over the years, it was “You too?” So I looked up U2’s Rattle and Hum on Youtube.
    Could of picked a better song – but then, people carry one with or without their companions….taken by random contacts with unseen hazards. Not many people run a radiation detector over the equipment they use…..

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