1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years

1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
 

Just imagine a free, all original, 1957 Plymouth Belvedere , a true classic car with only 4 miles on the odometer.

Sounds amazing right? Well, there’s a catch…

1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years

The Belvedere doesn’t run, it is held together by rust and mud, and it has spent the last 50 years buried in a waterlogged concrete vault.

You see, during the 50’s and 60’s a trend was emerging: time capsules — You know, take an object, bury it under ground, and place a timeline of (commonly) 50 years — 50 years before anyone can dig it out.

1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years ~ Commemorative Plaque Reads: GOLDEN JUBILEE, INC TIME CAPSULE WITH 1957 PLYMOUTH SEALED JUNE 13, 1957 TO BE OPENED IN 2007 BY CENTENIAL COMMITTEE
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years

A large variety of objects have been buried in time capsules over the years, but not so often a full automobile.

Who buried this 1957 Plymouth Belvedere, and why?

Let’s find out…

 

1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years
1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried for 50 Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preserving Miss Belvedere

Dwight Foster of Ultra One is on a mission to preserve Miss Belvedere, a 1957 Plymouth Belvedere that was buried in a time capsule for Tulsa, Oklahoma’s 50 anniversary in 1957. When the capsule was opened last year, instead of a shiny ’57 Belvedere, they found a car covered with rust because the concrete vault had leaked. With a little patience, and rust remover, Foster is going to preserve the car for the future…

 
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