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[VIDEO] Classic 1969 Corvette Back on the Road after Superstorm Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy walloped the East Coast last October, the damage was widespread to homes, businesses, and boardwalks.

That damage also included lots of beautiful collector cars.

Fortunately, however, what can be destroyed can many times be restored to its previous glory.

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[PIC] Iowa Twister Tosses a Classic Corvette a Quarter Mile from its HomePhoto Credit: @Jeff_Piotrowski

A string of tornadoes tracked across the states of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota on Friday. The twister that ripped through Moville, Iowa early Friday evening was reported to be at least a mile wide. This picture from a storm chaser named Jeff Piotrowski shows an early C1 Corvette that was picked up and thrown a quarter mile away from its home.

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Collector Car Insurance Industry Dealing with Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
Photo Credit: Yahoo Autos

It’s been almost like a death in the family for the car collectors whose prized possessions were damaged by Superstorm Sandy in October.

Never mind the dollars-and-cents value of these cars. It’s the sentimental value of these collector cars that is immeasurable for their owners.

Kevin J. Mackay, owner of Corvette Repair Inc. in Valley Stream, N.Y., on Long Island, says he’s already seen grown men come into his shop in tears. “They didn’t expect a storm surge to wipe out their work, their investment, their prized family heirloom,” he says.

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[PIC] Hurricane Leslie Drops a Shed on a C4 Corvette

by Keith Cornett on September 11, 2012

[PIC] Hurricane Leslie Drops a Shed on a C4 Corvette

As the track for Hurricane Leslie (now a Tropical Storm) takes it over Canada’s Newfoundland today and into the North Atlantic, we are getting updates on twitter from some of the damage that has occurred. Unfortunately, one C4 Corvette owner’s car was smashed after a large shed had taken flight and landed on his red sports car.

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