Dec 31 2010

The Top Twenty 2010 Posts on

To celebrate the New Year, here are my Top 20 2010 posts with related links:


#20. Thursday, 3/18/10: Amazing Photos from the Archives of the Nassau County Division of Museum Services

Related links: Index: Images from the Nassau County Division of Museum Services


#19. Sunday,12/26/10:Neighborhood Journal Film Series: Part III: Early Races, Early Cars

Related links: Index: Cablevision’s Neighborhood Journal Film Series: Vanderbilt Cup Races


#18. Thursday, 6/24/10: Then and Now: The Railroad Bridge on Ellison Road in Westbury

Related links: Index: Then and Now


#17. Friday, November 5, 2010: Painless Parker and the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race

Related links: Index: 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race


#16. Friday, 7/30/10: The Long Island Motor Parkway Survey Index: Fresh Meadows- The Western Terminus

Related links: Index: Long Island Motor Parkway- Queens


#15. Friday, July 2, 2010: “Black Beast” Roars on Fifth Avenue at the Museum of the City of New York

Related links: Index: Alco-  Films , Videos and Slideshows


#14. Sunday, November 28, 2010: The Alco Black Beast:  Smiles and Thumbs-Up in 2010

Related links: Slideshows:  22 Alco Black Beast 2010 Automotive Events


#13. Wednesday, November 10, 2010: Memories of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Related links: Index: Long Island Automotive Museum


#12. Sunday, October 17, 2010: The Ron Ridolph Collection: Images of the Long Island Motor Parkway

Related links: Index: Long Island Motor Parkway- Ron Ridolph Collection


#11. Wednesday,3/24/10: Never Before Published Vanderbilt Cup Race Photos from a 1904 A.L.A.M. Scrapbook

Related links: Index: 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race


#10. Sunday,1/31/10: Historic Views of Roosevelt Field, the Motor Parkway and Lindbergh’s Takeoff

Related links: Index: Long Island Motor Parkway- Nassau County


#9. Thursday, September 30, 2010: Part II: Then and Now:  The Motor Parkway “Mayan Ruins” of Garden City

Related links: Index: Long Island Motor Parkway- Garden City


#8. Sunday, August 22, 2010: The Black Beast Returns to Schenectady and Saratoga Springs


#7. Sunday, 10/10/10: Film Part I- VMCCA 1942 Antique Auto Derby “50 of America’s First Cars”

Related links: Wednesday, October 13, 2010: Film Part II- VMCCA 1942 Antique Auto Derby “Races”


#6. Tuesday, March 2, 2010: The Amazing and Continuing Saga of the 1906 Locomobile Twins- Part II

Related links: Index: Old 16 Locomobile


#5. Tuesday, 10/26/10: Pioneering Driver Janet Guthrie Rides In the Black Beast


#4. Sunday, November 14, 2010: 1997 Exhibit and Film “Old 16- An American Legend”

Related links: Sunday, December 5, 2010: The Mystery Segments in the Film “Old 16- An American Legend”


#3. Thursday, May 6, 2010:A Treasure Box of Long Island Auto Racing Discovered by the Cradle of Aviation

Related links: Index: Drennan Collection


#2. Sunday, 2/21/2010: A Exclusive: 1910 Plans for the Ronkonkoma Motor Speedway

Related links: Index: 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race


#1. Sunday, May 23, 2010: Exclusive: Rare 1908 PAL Race Painting Discovered?

Related links: Index: Vanderbilia



Jan 02 2011 Dave Fischer 12:58 PM

hi Howard, very interesting commentaries on the alco black beast and the various locations and events….wishing you and your family a very happy new year and hope to continue seeing your emails .....maybe one day you could do a 3-4 page report on your travels with the ALCO black beast and space permitted we will print it in the ARPO (association of retired police officers)newsletter which is printed every month and sent to all 1200 members retired from the NCPD…thanks again,...Dave Fischer (516)922-4115

Jan 02 2011 Howard Kroplick 7:21 PM

Hi Dave:

Thanks for the comment.

I will give you a call next week.

Happy 2011!


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