Nov 01 2009

VanderbiltCupRaces.com Updated Posts: As of February 1, 2011


VanderbiltCupRaces.com Updated Posts: As of February 1, 2011



February 1, 2011: CART Vanderbilt Cup identified


January 29, 2011: A 1906 American Mercedes Ad

January 26, 2011:A photo of the mystery 1952 Vanderbilt Cup added

January 21, 2011: 1950 aerials of the Motor Parkway in Melville

January 17, 2011: Two new images of the American Mercedes from Walter McCarthy

January 10, 2011: Corrections made and new images added to the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race starting lineup

January 2, 2011: Fred Hadley corrects the location of the Motor Parkway Bridge over the Northern Sate Parkway


December 6, 2010: A 1950s aerial of the Garden City Lodge and the General Manager's Office

December 6, 2010: Comments on Sam Berliner III

December 2, 2010: A 1953 aerial view of the Huntington Lodge?


November 26, 2010: Guy Frost has provided a report on the 2010 Vanderbilt Centennial Celebration held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on October 23 and 24, 2010.

November 26, 2010: The Automobile Pioneers section of the December 2010 issue of Hemmings Classic Car profiled Walter Christie:


September 1, 2010: The Bugatti Type 51 (lot #343) did not sell at the RM Auctions in August.


August 29, 2010: Jerry Helck connects the Breeses

August 14, 2010: The first use of "pits" in Europe and the United States.

August 2, 2010: St. Patrick's Fifth Annual Spring Car Show Fundraiser to Slideshow Index


July 24, 2010: Time Beacon Record's Juy 22, 2010 article on the Port Jefferson Hill Climb

July 23, 2010: Solution to the Mystery Photo Contest #4

July 12, 2010: Six Degrees of Separation between Howard Kroplick and the Old 16 Tin Can Artist

July 2, 2010: Interior photos of the Long Island Automotive Museum


June 20, 2010: Mystery Photo #3 Solved

June 10, 2010: A film of a Maserati V8Ri winning the 1939 Indy 500 Race and more V8Ri comments.

June 3, 2010: A color PDF of the1911 brochure "Grant's Own Story" has been added.


May 31, 2010: A link to a selection of posters by PAL

May 31, 2010: Photos of the Motor Parkway Bridges over Roslyn Road and Willis Avenue

May 30, 2010: 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race Photos Identified


May 31, 2010: A link to a selection of posters by PAL

May 31, 2010: Photos of the Motor Parkway Bridges over Roslyn Road and Willis Avenue

May 30, 2010: 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race Photos Identified

May 17, 2010:Two articles on the 1960 Cornelius Vanderbilt Race

May 17, 2010: More information of the official 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Race poster

May 10, 2010: Entry list of the 1960 Vanderbilt Cup Race


April 30, 2010: Sandy Hook Fire Department truck added to Long Island Automotive Museum photos

April 20, 2010: "Babe" Sapp identified in 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race photo.


March 29, 2010: Feedback on the Restored Rusty Relics presentation

March 29, 2010: A review of the "Cars, Culture and the City" exhibition on streetsblog.org

March 29, 2010: Al Velocci noted that the registration number for this A.L.A.M. Mercedes was placed on the side headlight. It looks like 13233. Is there any way to identify the owner based on this registration #?

March 29, 2010: Locomobile Vanderbilt Cup Radiator Mascot sells for a record $4,652.

March 14, 2010: New York Times Blog: "How Jay Leno's Car Collection Grows"

March 12, 2010: Congrats to Jim Barnes of the Long Island Sound Region of CCCA for being appointed Aide to the Grand Marshall of the 2010 St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 11, 2010: Revised dates for the "Cars, Culture and City" Exhibit

March 10, 2010: The Stanly Steamer Vanderbilt Cup Racer Replicas listed on stanleyregister.com


February 28, 2010: Inside the Locomobile factory in 1907

February 28, 2010: Mystery lantern identified.

February 24, 2010: Another great view of the grandstand area looking west on Jericho Turnpike during the 1904 race.

February 24, 2010: Greenwich Concours has posted highlights from the 2009 event.

February 23, 2010: A close-up of a Mercer?

February 22, 2010: Corrections to the Queens Motor Parkway Historical Marker

February 20, 2010: Then and now aerials showing the location of the Locomobile factory in Bridgeport Harbor

February 17, 2010: The meaning of the colors for the 1904 to 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race flags

February 15, 2010: Photos of the #23 1909 American, the #11 1909 National, the #10 1910 National and the #42 and #47 1910 Mercers..

February 8, 2010: A photo of the #P43 Simplex with the mechanician in the driver's seat. Courtesy of Bob Valentine.

February 3, 2010: With the help of several VanderbiltCupRace.com contributors, the above California race photo has been identified.

February 3, 2010: I recently discovered another photo of this accident taken by William Pickering at the Bryant Room Local History Collection at the Bryant Library in Roslyn.

February 3, 2010: A 2010 photo of the Mineola railroad crossing on Jericho Turnpike.


January 31, 2010:1935 diagram of Roosevelt Field shows the location of Lindbergh's takeoff relative to the Long Island Motor Parkway

January 27, 2010: Joe Finn Identifies the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Brass Box

January 16, 2010: Locomobile Vanderbilt Cup mascot sells for $2,805.55 on Ebay

January 4, 2010: More photos from the November 2009 Chowder event

January 3, 2010: Corrected description: The Locomobile Vanderbilt Cup Mascot


December 28, 2009: A slide presentation of the 2009 Hallockville Car Show

December 24, 2009: Why the Marmon racers were assigned #32

December 23, 2009: Al Velocci provides details on the "temporary" Motor Parkway entrance at 73rd Avenue in Fresh Meadows

December 16, 2009: Lost Treasures article on Grover Cleveland Bergdoll

December 10, 2009: Walter McCarthy has provided additional photos and memorabilia from the Long Island Automotive Museum.

December 10, 2009: More maps and an aerial of the Fresh Meadows Western Terminus that was never built

December 10, 2009: TL Thousand reports the December 4, 2008 mystery photo has been solved

December 2, 2009: Current views of the Roslyn Road Motor Parkway Bridge area

December 1, 2009: A description of the 1908 course from Auto Topics


November 30, 2009: Correct description of the Premier Racer at the Indy Hall of Fame Museum

November 26, 2009: Photos from the Antique Truck Historical Society Meeting

November 25, 2009: Film "1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race Course" slightly revised to reflect Woodbury Turn

November 24, 2009: Art's Motor Parkway Site views of potential Trailway locations

November 20, 2009: Kristine Bosworth of Nikon Inc has submitted two spectacular photos from the 2009 Vanderbilt Centennial Celebration

November 15, 2009: Hugh Nutting has forwarded a photo of his friend's Coleman truck with an added Christie half-track.

November 15, 2009: A 1917 photo of Mrs. Frank Krug submitted by her granddaughter

November 14, 2009: New link to current Motor Parkway views in Queens

November 12, 2009: Additional photos from the Chowder Society meeting

November 9, 2009: Driver William Luttgen's granddaughters have provided information and vintage photos from their family archives.

November 6, 2009: The Motor Parkway Trailway master plan project has been awarded to VHB Engineering, Surveying and Landscape Architecture, P.C.

November 2, 2009: A Grand Prix Motors ad promoting the Effyh 500 printed in the 1951 program guide for the Bridgehampton Sports Car Road Races.

November 2, 2009: More details on Willie K's hunting lodge from the Village of Lake Success historian Dr. Jack Binder


October 31, 2009: 1929 aerial shows a close-up view of the farmway bridge that connected William K.Vanderbilt Jr.'s Deepdale estate.

October 27, 2009: Photos from the Peconic Bay Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America Car Show

October 27, 2009: "Now" photos of Old Northern Boulevard in Roslyn

October 27, 2009:A survey map confirming the Motor Parkway farmway bridge in Willie K's Deepdale Estate"



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