Thursday, April 23
5:01 am departure from Decatur
After the usual hideous Nashville traffic -
Jill Rosedale signs the hood for her $25
donation to the American Cancer Society
Our space right inside the entrance.
Checking on Sandy's brick.
Ed & Cari Goldman join the hood signers for
their $25 donation to the American Cancer Society.
The first day ended with dinner over at the new
Friday, April 24
Who's that strolling toward our table?
Filmmaker Michael Brown, creator of "The
Saturday, April 25
I had to check out the new tabletops in the
The Conference Center displayed the 2016
Outside, various colors and options for the
2016 were on display, with engineers available to answer questions.
Outside the original entrance I found the
"Vettes of Coastal Maine" brick. Sandy & I were charter members
from the club's founding in 1977.
Just for fun, I was able to catch myself waving
to the webcam from my table!
Saturday Evening, April 25
Sunday, April 26
After knocking down the display and packing up
There's my old Maine plate up there on the wall
No more Sinkhole: It has been filled and the
Skydome floor rebuilt.
The Sinkhole Cars
Left: "The Blue Devil" 2009 ZR1. 1st
car out, 1st one restored.
(Not present at this time: the 1992 1 Millionth Corvette. It was undergoing restoration by the GM facility that builds prototypes.)
The following cars will NOT be restored, but preserved in the condition as they were removed from the sinkhole.
White 2009 - the 1.5 Millionth Corvette. Ruby
Red 1993 40th Anniversary.
Left: The ZR-1 Spyder, built for the 1991 N. A.
International Auto Show.
The 2001 Mallett Hammer. The last car out of
the sinkhole and the most severely damaged.
OK, time to hit the road.
Back home in Sweet Home Alabama!