Tulsa Belvedere's Gasoline Samples Valuable To Science!

So all is not lost with the rust-plagued Tulsa Time Capsule Belvedere! Turns out the gasoline samples in the trunk (stored there in case gasoline couldn't be found in 2007) are of great interest to modern-day petroleum geochemists, who are always on the lookout for "age-related" samples for testing. » 6/26/07 8:00am 6/26/07 8:00am

Tulsa Belvedere Winner Died In 1979; Relatives To Get Car

It would have been great if the man who won the Buried Belvedere of Tulsa could have showed up in person to claim his rusty prize, but cancer claimed him back in the era of the Red Bird Firebird Esprit. Raymond Humbertson, whose 1957 prediction of the 2007 population of Tulsa was most accurate, was a career Marine and … » 6/24/07 12:52pm 6/24/07 12:52pm

Winner of Buried Tulsa Belvedere Announced!

Step up, R. E. Humbertson (or his heir; Mr. Humbertson would be 85 if he's still around)- Tulsa has a Belvedere with zero miles for you! Sure, there's a bit of water damage, but we bet the eBay value of the intact parts (there should be something intact) must be worth having. The deal back in '57 was that whoever could … » 6/22/07 8:30pm 6/22/07 8:30pm

The Tulsa, Oklahoma Plymouth? Not OK

Just as we'd feared the Plymouth Belvedere buried in Tulsa, OK didn't quite make it. Although Mr. Belvedere's vault was built to withstand a nuclear attack, it wasn't built to withstand water attack. Apparently sitting in a pool of muddy water for fifty years is bad for a '57 Plymouth — who knew? Luckily some of the… » 6/17/07 12:01am 6/17/07 12:01am