Posed? Unposed? Shades of the end of Kubrick’s ‘2001’? Is there some special irony in the fact that part of Nevil Shute’s post-nuclear-apocalypse novel ‘On the Beach‘ took place in an abandoned oil refinery near Seattle?
Here: oil-spill clean-up workers suited up yesterday at Dauphin Island, Alabama.
Photo: Michael Appleton, New York Times