Tag: Corvette sinkhole

Recovery of Remaining Corvettes to Take Several Weeks

Corvette Sinkhole (feature image)

It appears as though it will be a few more weeks before we get a look at the three remaining Corvettes buried in the debris at the National Corvette Museum. The team that has been retrieving the cars will first need to stabilize the red spire at the center of the museum’s Skydome before moving further in the recovery process.

  Comments | By - March 17, 2014

Should the Sinkhole Corvettes be Restored?

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Plans to restore the eight Corvettes damaged at the National Corvette Museum has sparked what could likely become an interesting debate – should or shouldn’t all the cars be restored?

  Comments | By - March 11, 2014

1984 PPG Pace Car is Fifth Corvette Lifted to Safety

1984 Corvette PPG Pace Car Recovery (Featured)

Five down, three to go until the retrieval process is complete for “The Great Eight,” the name given to the coveted Corvettes swallowed by the sinkhole. Workers pulled the one-millionth Corvette and the severely damaged 1984 PPG Pace Car from the hole yesterday at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. The construction team now will […] More »

  Comments | By - March 6, 2014

Team Shows Extreme Care in Pulling Corvettes from Sinkhole

1962 Black Corvette Sinkhole Removal at National Corvette Museum (4)

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 »

  Comments | By - March 4, 2014

40th Anniversary Corvette Pulled from Sinkhole Paints Grimmer Picture

40th Anniversary Corvette Removed from Sinkhole Featured

After some cause for celebration over the fact that the first Corvette pulled out of the sinkhole started up, we’re now getting a better sense of what’s to come. The images of the second car extracted from the 30-foot fall — the 1993 40th Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette — paint a much grimmer, and perhaps more […] More »

  Comments | By - March 3, 2014

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