Archive: 2017


Feb 22   Ownership Profile of the Tucker ‘48 #1044 (1948- Present)

Feb 21   The American Chauffeur (April 1915): Dario Resta’s Peugeot Wins Both Grand Prix and Vanderbilt Cup

Feb 20   Mystery Foto #7 Solved: Motor Parkway Bridge Posts Near Wantagh State Parkway

Feb 18   Tucker ‘48 #1044 Receives a Big Welcome at Waterfront at Roslyn

Feb 17   YouTube of the Week: Tucker: The man and the car

Feb 15   Opportunity to Purchase Your Own Chrysler’s Chrysler (Scale 1:43)

Feb 14   1963 Mustang III Concept Show Car Awarded First Place by Young Judges at the Boca Raton Concours

Feb 13   Mystery Foto #6 Solved: Theda Bara’s Film Debut in “The Stain” Filmed at Petit Trianon

Feb 11   Sam & Dave’s Excellent “Lost” Motor Parkway Adventure IV: The Motor Parkway East of Roslyn Road

Feb 10   YouTube of the Week: Cars of Tomorrow, The Tucker ‘48

Feb 08   William K. Vanderbilt Jr.‘s 1937 Book “Flying Lanes”

Feb 07   Tucker Dealerships on Long Island in 1948 Updated: 2/20/17

Feb 06   Mystery Foto #5 Solved: A Long Island Motor Parkway Aerial Near Pinelawn Cemetery Circa 1928-1930

Feb 04   Helck Family Collection: George Robertson’s Eyewitness Account of Lindbergh’s Journey to History

Feb 04   Video of the Week: Tucker: The Man and His Dream - Trailer (1988)

Feb 01   Femenias’ Findings:Finding Petit Trianon, the Annex & the Petit Trianon’s Lake Stairway Updated 2/10

Jan 31   From Scottsdale to Roslyn: The Journey of Tucker ‘48 #1044

Jan 30   Mystery Foto #4 Solved: A View of #54 Lancia Crashing at the Massapequa-Hicksville Road Turn in 1910

Jan 28   Sam & Dave’s Excellent “Lost” Motor Parkway Adventure III: The Eastern Terminus of the Motor Parkway

Jan 27   YouTube of the Week: A Look at the 1948 Tucker ‘48

Jan 25   Helck Family Collection: Old 16 at the Opening of the Bridgehampton Race Circuit in 1957

Jan 24   Images of the Tucker ‘48 #1044

Jan 24   Mystery Foto #3 Solved: The Greatest Car Stunt in Film History in the “Man With the Golden Gun”

Jan 22   VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: The Tucker ‘48 #1044 at the RM Sotheby’s Auction in Scottsdale

Jan 21   Driver/Mechanician of the Week: Al Poole (1904, 1905 and 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Races)

Jan 18   The Dudgeon “Red Devil” Steam Wagon Legal Case Updated: 1/20/2017

Jan 17   Helck Family Archives: Bill Mitchell’s XP-700 Corvette Concept Car and XP-87 Stingray Racer

Jan 16   Mystery Foto #2 Solved: The Apperson Jack Rabbit Racer Built for the 1906 American Elimination Trial

Jan 14   The Melton Museum of Norwalk, Connecticut (1948-1953)

Jan 13   Driver of the Week: Charles Ewing Easter -Winner of the 1908 Jericho Sweepstakes

Jan 11   1954 American Automobile Album: “American Classic”

Jan 10   A 1907 Renault 35-45 HP “Vanderbilt Racer” has a New Home in Philadelphia

Jan 10   Mystery Foto #1 Solved:Alice Huyler Ramsey & Her Maxwell Prior to Her 1909 Transcontinental Journey

Jan 07   New York Post, January 3, 1925: “Vanderbilt Recalls Days When 30 Miles An Hour Was Speed”  Part I

Jan 06   Town of North Hempstead to Hold Memorial This Sunday for Five Airmen Killed in a 1942 Bomber Crash

Jan 04   Sam & Dave’s Excellent Lost Motor Parkway Adventure III: The “Mayan Ruins” in Garden City

Jan 03   Hamptons Road Trip: A 1928 Renault Barn Find & Site of the Long Island Automotive Museum Up for Sale

Jan 02   Mystery Foto #53 Solved: A Rare Look Inside William K. Vanderbilt Jr.‘s Long Island Garage in 1904