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  • NCM Sinkhole 5th Anniversary

    Five years ago today the sinkhole opened up inside the National Corvette Museum and swallowed eight Corvettes. All of the cars were recovered but only three of them were in good enough shape to be restored, the black 62, the one-millionth Corvette C4, and the C6 Blue Devil.

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    1966 coupe - Sunfire Yellow / Black
    2004 Z06 - Millennium Yellow / Black

    NCM Lifetime Member since 2003

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    Walked that area before it happened, would love to go back now and see it all.

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    • #3
      Thanks Brad66. Always sobering to see those cars again. Five years. Wow. Here’s a video with a little discussion of that day; thanks Mike [email protected] for bringing this to our attention.

      Z06 coming late this summer: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, complete high wing/aero package. CCB’s, with every piece of visible carbon fiber available. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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      • #4
        This is part of the Documentary.



        There are hundreds of plant worker signatures inside the 1 million C4, they were able to save/restore all except one - in the full Documentary they showed her (retired now) coming in and signing the last piece.

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        • #5
          Thanks for finding/sharing that video C8-wannabe! When the first one started right up, that was an emotional moment when I saw that five years ago and was again re-seeing it today.
          Last edited by John; 02-12-2019, 09:27 AM.
          Z06 coming late this summer: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, complete high wing/aero package. CCB’s, with every piece of visible carbon fiber available. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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          • #6
            Had never seen that before, Thanks I will have to make a trip there.
            Rocket City Florida- 2001 ZO6 - 2013 427 Vert - 2020 Stingray

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            • #7
              I little fun by the Corvette Cafe (inside the Museum). How about a special dessert to mark today’s anniversary? You get to take your toy Corvette home with you.

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              • #8
                NCM security camera of sinkhole event:

                Z06 coming late this summer: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, complete high wing/aero package. CCB’s, with every piece of visible carbon fiber available. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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                • #9
                  Bradd66, thanks for starting this thread. Thanks to all others posting on this very interesting thread.

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ID:	26436 Here's a few more from different angles I took in October, thanks for the tread Brad66

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                    2022 LT2 Elkhart Lake Blue…. A thought if I might ..

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