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click above image for a gallery of the buried Belvedere's unveiling

click above image to view more pics from the '57 Chrysler Belvedere's unveiling

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/offbeat_news/Tulsa_hits_snag_unearthing_57_Belvedere_time_capsule'; Plans to unearth a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere as part of a 50-year time capsule project in Tulsa may be all wet. Tulsarama crews had cracked open the vault to get ready for Friday's unveiling, but what they found was several feet of water surrounding the car. Witnesses said the water looked like chocolate milk and a hazmat team had to be called in to pump it out, just in case it turned out to be t

On June 15th, 1957 the residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma buried a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere beneath a downtown sidewalk in front of the Tulsa County Courthouse. At the time Tulsa has more cars per capita than any U.S. city besides Los Angeles and a fierce rivalry with Oklahoma city. The time capsule stunt was meant as a way to celebrate the city's love of the automobile and one-up Oklahoma City.