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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 12-02-2006 09:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere        Reply w/Quote
Sam, you'll want to see this:

http://www.buriedcar.com/

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Moneymaker
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posted 12-02-2006 10:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker        Reply w/Quote
What a waste of a perfectly good car.
Now it will probably wind up at Barrett-Jackson and bring a gazillion bucks.

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Big D
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posted 12-03-2006 02:39 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Big D        Reply w/Quote
All kidding aside,, in the late 60's - 70's it was common practice for the Railroads around here to bury cars that were part of a derailment/accident on the tracks..

I remember one that guys came back to town and said they were burying Mustangs that only had a few dents in them,, but the insurance company wanted them disposed of..

TRUE STORY..

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mustangs68
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posted 12-03-2006 06:48 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangs68        Reply w/Quote
Thanks Steve,
yeah someone going to make a mint of that,but it would be kool to have:0
Sam

indyphil
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posted 12-04-2006 02:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for indyphil        Reply w/Quote
I like the fact that they buried some gas and some oil with it - just in case in the year 2007 that kind of stuff isnt around anymore, then we would still be able to take it for a drive. I bet the gas isnt usable anymore, if it hasnt already eaten through its container and got into the ground.

I guess they thought we'd be living like the jetsons by now...

Tranquillizers, cigarettes and unpaid parking tickets in the glove box... Not much has changed in 50 years.

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