May 02 2013

Blog Updates (Latest: 3/9/2014)

Recent updates to older posts placed on

Update: March 9, 2014: Feb 26 2014: The 1909 Alco 40-HP Runabout Sold for $280,500 by Gooding & Company at Amelia Island

Update December 30, 2013: Long Island Motor Parkway Bridge Series #42: Wantagh Avenue Bridge in Hempstead Plains

Update: November 24, 2013: The Demon of the Sky Versus The Daredevils of the Earth

Update: November 15, 2013: Cars of the Stars: Part III

Update: October 31, 2013: Then & Now: The Bethpage Bikeway Section of the Motor Parkway in Old Bethpage

Update October 30, 2013: Mystery Foto #39 Solved: The Alco Racer Practicing at the Indy 500 Track Announcement of the 1911 Indy 500

Update October 25, 2013:Happy 105th Anniversary- The 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race Added film "Old 16- An American Legend"

Update: October 20, 2013: A Historic Event: A Motor Parkway Director’s Horse Returns to Roslyn

Update: October 19, 2013: "An Evening with Marty Himes"

Update: September 3, 2013:Mystery Foto Solved: The FIAT Team for the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race More information on Lancia's mechanician.

Update: August 29, 2013: Mystery Friday Foto #21: Do You Have Information on this 1906 B.L.M. Racer?  Photo of Charles Lawrance in  1906 B.L.M. added.

Update: June, 2013: Clean Up the Historic Deadman’s Curve in Bethpage on Saturday, June 22nd  Links added to Deadman's Curve website pages.

Update June 7, 2013: The Motor Parkway Toll Collection Structures: #9 Meadow Brook Lodge in Westbury 1931 and 1937 aerials added.

Update June 3, 2013:  Then & Now: Alva Vanderbilt Belmont’s Beacon Towers in Sands Point More images and aerials added

Update June 2, 2013: Long Island Motor Parkway Bridge Series #33: The “Roosevelt Field”  Motor Parkway Bridge in Westbury 1928 aerial added.

Update May 25, 2013: Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society Meeting & Presentation “Deadman’s Curve”, Bethpage Photos from the meeting.

Update May 20, 2013: The Motor Parkway North of Westbury Avenue on the Carle Place/Mineola Border Newsday reports encroachment on the Motor Parkway.

Update May 15, 2013: School Project: The Black Beast and the Long Island Motor Parkway in Lake Success Video "Motor Parkway" wins an Akidemy Award at Great neck Middle School.

Update May 12, 2013: Inspiration for the Mansions of “The Great Gatsby” & The Hempstead House Screening Gala Images of the inspiration for Jay Gatsby's mansion added.

Update May 11, 2013: Selected as One of the Five Best in the World for “Car Sites & Car Culture Winner announced.

Update May 10, 2013 : The Amazing North Hempstead Clean-Up Day of the Motor Parkway in East Williston Roslyn Times article added.

Update May 2, 2013 : The Amazing North Hempstead Clean-Up Day of the Motor Parkway in East Williston Roslyn News article added

Update May 2, 2013 : The Amazing North Hempstead Clean-Up Day of the Motor Parkway in East Williston New photos added.


Nov 03 2013 Robert Thomas 9:08 PM

I stumbled on a collection of photos of George Eastman of the Quaker State 200 race held in Philadelphia in the 1911 era, they are without descriptions, but perhaps you can identify some of the cars and drivers.

Cheers and keep up the good work.

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