Jan 15 2010

Favorite Website: WikiMapia

WikiMapia is an online map and satellite imaging resource that combines Google Maps with a wiki system, allowing users to add information, in the form of a note, to any location on Earth. Here are some links to locations related to the Long Island Motor Parkway and Vanderbilt Cup Races

-Western Terminus of Long Island Motor Parkway, Fresh Meadows (1928-1938)

-73rd Avenue Motor Parkway Bridge, Fresh Madows

-Springfield Boulevard Motor Parkway Bridge

-Site of Rocky Hill Toll Lodge, Hollis Hills, Queens

-Wheeler Farmway Bridge

-Deepdale Estate, Lake Success

-Remnants of Great Neck Lodge

-Old Courthouse Road Motor Parkway Bridge

-Motor Parkway Marker, Willis Avenue, Williston Park

-Site of Krug’s Korner Hotel, Mineola

-Roslyn Toll Lodge

-Mineola Toll Lodge

-Site of Vanderbilt Cup Race Grandstand (1905)

-General Manager’s Office, Garden City

-Current Location of Garden City Lodge

-Garden City Hotel

-Site of Meadow Brook Lodge, Westbury

-Site of Vanderbilt Cup Race Grandstand, Westbury (1904 &1906)

-Hairpin Turn (1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race), Old Westbury

-Rosemary Hall, Old Westbury (Home of driver Foxhall Keene)

-Site of Locomobile Headquarters, Jericho

-Site of Vanderbilt Cup Race Grandstand, Levittown (1908-1910

-Site of Vanderbilt Cup Race Officials Stand/Press Box

-Site of Massapequa Toll Lodge

-Massapequa Turn (1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race)

-Site of Motor Parkway Ground-Breaking Ceremonies

-Deadman’s Curve, Bethpage

-Remnants of Botto Farmway Motor Parkway Bridge, Bethpage

-Site of Bethpage Toll Lodge

-Colyer Motor Parkway Bridge, Old Bethpage

-Site of Huntington Toll Lodge

-Idle Hour Estate, Oakdale (Willie K’s honeymoon location)

-Remnants of Ronkonkoma Lodge

-Site of Petit Trianon Inn and Eastern Terminus, Lake Ronkonkoma


Howard Kroplick


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