February 12, 2014
The continued look at the infrastructure takes another iconic landmark. The news of the “Sinkhole swallows pricey Corvettes at hallowed museum” reveal the fragility of our nation.
“The news that eight valuable ‘vettes at Bowling Green, Kentucky’s National Corvette Museum fell victim to a 40-foot-wide, 20-feet-deep sinkhole has triggered a collective gasp from the worldwide Corvette Nation. The painful losses have been tallied: Of the eight cars that fell, six were donated to the museum by Corvette enthusiasts, and two are owned by the car’s maker, General Motors. Among them were a 1962 Black Corvette, a 1984 PPG Pace Car, and a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder. The total value of the damaged cars is “substantial,” said museum executive director Wendell Strode.”
The loss of Corvette’s, historic pieces may hit the hearts of many to consider the stability of our infrastructure. The rise of infrastructural deterioration has a cost to safety,
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