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Workers watch a crane dismantling houses in an area devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the port town of Kesennuma, Iwate Prefecture, on Wednesday.

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And so it begins. The Rebuild. 頑張れ!

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I have seen many shots like this...first thing I noticed 15 yrs ago...mini cranes and guys standing around watching is a common sight in Japan- minus the destruction in the background. The crane racket sure made out as it did many years ago.

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It's a monumental mess to clean up, but it will get done and maybe in less time than expected.

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I do wonder why they're just standing around and watching. Couldn't they be picking stuff up or something? Or maybe they did before and/or after this shot was taking.

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It is gonna take that one little crane a long time.

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Weird.

I dont see a crane I didn't know that those blue plastic containers were houses Didn't know thst lifting a box was called dismantling.
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it's not a crane..' it's a mini Excavator with a claw attachment put on. Japanese call them Power Shovels. So I guess this one would be a mini power shovel.

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can we please have some more uplifting pictures of the day? This website is becoming morbid

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If the three guys watching were to work, things might get done more quickly.

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Morbid times, melovelongtime.

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