Tag: Carlo Demand

  • Mar 12 2014

    Carlo Demand and the Alco “Black Beast” on Long Island

    In 2011, I met car rally enthusiast Steve McKelvie at the Lime Rock Historic Festival. I recently discovered two blog posts by Steve McKelvie concerning the Alco Black Beast. This SteveMcKelvie.com post focused on artist Carlo Demand's painting of the Alco Black Beast and the Corbin Cannonball during the 1910 Vanderbilt

  • Oct 20 2011

    Anatomy of a Photo: Harry Grant Winning the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    One of my favorite photographs in the book Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island captured the moment Harry Grant and Frank Lee won the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Race. A closer look of the photo is revealing: