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Sinkhole swallows 8 cars at National Corvette Museum
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By James Wolfcale February 12, 2014 / Photos by National Corvette Museum

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In a fairly bizarre turn of events, a sinkhole opened up this morning inside the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Eight display cars were pulled into the hole, but luckily it seems no one was hurt in the incident.

According to Bowling Green Daily News, the sinkhole, which is said to be about 20 ft. deep and 30 to 40 ft. in diameter, triggered security alarms at 5:38 this morning, and occurred under the dome area of the museum. The eight cars claimed by the sink hole include the 1993 ZR-1 Spyder, 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil, 1962 Black Corvette, 1984 PPG Pace Car, 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette, 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette, 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette, and 2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette. The two ZR1s were on loan from General Motors, while the rest of the cars were owned by the museum.

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The museum will remain open today, but the dome area will be closed. Sinkholes in this part of Kentucky are apparently not all the uncommon. It sits on what geologists call a karst region, where there are several underground caves and springs. We'll update as we learn more.
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Looks like Mammoth cave just got a new skylight.

Glad no one went down with the Vette's.
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I'ma thinkin it was tunnel rats..... Mexican drug cartel up from south of the border... Just got a little off course... But yeah... Tunnel rats....
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Lots of people talk about Gaia like she's some "loving mother" or something.

Obviously she's a nasty iron-and-rubber-eating b!#&%.
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I saw that on our local news today. WOW mother earth must not like the new corvette.
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Actually.... I'ma thinking she liked it so much she grabbed it for herself...
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Man, I have pictures of some of those cars from my last visit there. Those Vettes are worth millions.
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Lets see if she burps up another Pontiac Aztec.
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Just saw this, this is crazy. Never heard of sink holes until I moved down south. They are common and they like to suck up houses, sometimes good portions of the neighborhood. Glad to hear no split window found it's way in that hole.
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