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Museum recovers three of eight Corvettes swallowed by sinkhole
Museum recovers three of eight Corvettes swallowed by sinkhole

Like a life-size version of the game "Operation," engineers and construction workers have plucked out three of the eight rare Chevrolet Corvettes that were swallowed by a sinkhole below the National Corvette Museum in February. The three cars were recovered after a painstaking process on Monday and Tuesday from a hole estimated to be 25 to 30 feet deep and 40 feet wide. The sinkhole opened up below the Bowling Green, Ky., museum early Feb. 12. No one was injured in the incident. No one except the cars -- which the museum subsequently dubbed "The Great Eight." The condition of the three Corvettes varies from just a little dirty to heavily damaged, according to museum...

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