Crews Work to Retrieve Remaining Corvettes from Sinkhole
The team charged with retrieving the Corvettes from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum is gearing up for what will likely be its most tedious process yet. After spending the past few days making the hole more accessible, the construction crew will now turn its attention to vacuuming some of the dirt inside the hole to locate the three cars buried deep in the debris.
It’s been said that if you look hard enough you can find a silver lining in every cloud. OK, so maybe some of those clouds require a few more looks than others to find that silver lining, but either way, it appears a bit of the good fortune that comes out of bad situations has rubbed off on the National Corvette Museum.
Remember that Autoweek poll that gauged whether people think the Corvettes damaged from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum should be left unrestored? Well, the results are in, and more than 50 percent of the folks who voted in Autoweek’s survey believed at least one of the cars should be preserved in its current state as a reminder of the catastrophe. Our poll results here were a bit different. Check them out after the jump.
With all the uncertainty over the remaining Corvettes sitting in that sinkhole, it’s clear the construction company charged with pulling the cars to safety realizes the importance of those babies. A recent video of the recovery team, headed by the construction company Scott, Murphy, and Daniel, shows the painstaking efforts put into the retrieval of […] More »
Surveyors say it could take two to three months to get the sinkhole repaired at the National Corvette Museum and retrieve the eight Corvettes damaged in the natural disaster. Mike Murphy, the CEO of the Kentucky-based building contractor Scott, Murphy & Daniel, which is working to reinforce the building, said figuring out the best way […] More »