• Mar 3, 2014
One of eight Chevrolet Corvettes is removed from a sink... One of eight Chevrolet Corvettes is removed from a sinkhole in the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum (AP Photo/Daily News, Alex Slitz)


The recovery of eight classic cars swallowed by a huge sinkhole has begun at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.

The first car was pulled out of the giant hole Monday by a crane at the Bowling Green museum.
Cheers went up when the engine of the 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil was cranked up and the prize vehicle was driven a few feet.

Museum Katie Frassinelli says workers hope to recover a second vehicle - a 1993 Ruby Red 40th AnniversaryCorvette - later Monday.

About 100 people watched the recovery work.

Frassinelli says workers hope to recover a third car Tuesday. Others won't be pulled out until workers further stabilize the sinkhole. That could take three weeks.

Chevrolet will oversee restoration of the cars at a Michigan plant.



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      ihuber1
      • 9 Months Ago
      Some fellow fell into a sink hole in Florida and they said it was too dangerous so they just left him. I guess he was not a valuable as a Corvette.
        jsanto7134
        • 9 Months Ago
        @ihuber1
        Tragically, he could not have survived it. Unless you are an engineer who has surveyed both scenes, you can't make that determination.
      • 9 Months Ago
      Nice Save..
      njenel
      • 9 Months Ago
      question is "where do you put it so it doesn't end up in a hole again" ??
      Steve
      • 9 Months Ago
      Maybe next time the whole building will go!
      ELECTRODE
      • 9 Months Ago
      Chevvy's...............Bahh!...........
      • 9 Months Ago
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      Sped Man
      • 9 Months Ago
      At least no real muscle cars were damaged. Thank the Mopar Gods!
      • 9 Months Ago
      you sound just like one of those people with more money than brains, do you think they are not covered for thier full value, jackass
      • 9 Months Ago
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      • 9 Months Ago
      they can rescue these cars from a giant sink hole but not that poor man in florida ?
      g999s
      • 9 Months Ago
      Now I remember were I parked last night.
      cjtoy7
      • 9 Months Ago
      HAVE TO BE UNION LABORERS
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