One of eight Chevrolet Corvettes is removed from a sinkhole in the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum, Monday, March. 3, 2014, in Bowling Green, Ky. On Feb. 12, a large sinkhole swallowed eight prized cars like they were toys, piling them in a heap amid loose dirt and concrete fragments. (AP Photo/Daily News, Alex Slitz)
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been a huge relief, said Mike Murphy, construction manager for the project. went better than expected. up is a 1962 black Corvette, which workers hope to recover as early as Tuesday, Frassinelli said.
The eight cars are widely believed to have a total value exceeding $1 million, the museum said.
Sinkholes are common in the Bowling Green area, which is located amid a large region of bedrock known as karst where many of Kentucky largest and Nike Lebron 14 Black Ice deepest caves run underground.
panels and window glass need replacing, but the vehicle is salvageable, Doran added.
The other cars damaged were a 1993 ZR 1 Spyder, a 1984 PPG Pace Car, a 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette, a 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette and a 2009 white 1.5 Millionth Corvette.
The museum plans to display the damaged cars through Aug. 3. The vehicles then will go to a Michigan plant for repairs.
a display area while the museum was closed. No injuries were reported.
The other five cars will remain buried until workers further stabilize the sinkhole, Frassinelli said. That work could take two or three weeks, she said. Strode estimated the recovery could take until mid April.
Workers were able to get that car running. Cheers went up as the engine revved at the Bowling Green museum.
Workers in a cage painstakingly hooked straps around the cars before a crane slowly hoisted them one by one from the enormous pit that opened up last month. Onlookers cheered after each car was rescued, but the joy was more subdued for the second car, which had more extensive damage.
As the rescue operation began, workers in a cage were lowered to hook straps around the cars before they were hoisted out. The hole is about 40 feet across and up to 60 feet deep, said museum spokeswoman Katie Frassinelli.
First 2 Corvettes pulled from Kentucky sinkhole
sounded awesome, just like before, said museum executive director Wendell Strode.
The museum cautioned that removing the black Corvette will be much because a huge concrete slab is partially resting atop part of that car. Two cranes will be used to lift that car and the slab.
The first car hoisted out a 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil showed only minor damage that included cracks on lower door panels, a busted window and an oil line rupture that oozed oil, said Chevrolet spokesman Monte Doran.
classic Corvettes re emerged Monday from a giant sinkhole that gobbled up those and six other prized vehicles still trapped beneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.
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