I found this interesting....
Removing and saving 50,000 bees from inside my walls
Here is a link that might be useful: Removing and Saving 50,000 Bees
Here's something else interesting...
Well IF you live in or near CT
Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Here is a link that might be useful: Plant Science Day, Wednesday, August 1, 2012
That was a small hive removal, I don't think more then 10,000 bees. Removal was done pretty professionally.
You did great by calling a beekeeper to remove them. :-)