• Oct 12 2008

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com Sets Viewership Record on Saturday

    VanderbiltCupRaces.com set a daily viewership record with a mention of the website in today's New York Times article on the Long Island Motor Parkway. Over 12 times the average viewship reached the website on Saturday when the article was released on the Internet. (0 comments)


  • Oct 11 2008

    New York Times Article “First Auto Parkway: From Road to Ruin”, October 12, 2008

    The Automobiles section of the New York Times ran an excellent front-page article on the Long Island Motor Parkway on Sunday, October 12, 2008. (0 comments)


  • Oct 08 2008

    The 20 Toll Collection Structures of the Long Island Motor Parkway-Updated 12/21/2016

    One of the myths of the Long Island Motor Parkway’s history was that there were 12 lodges designed by prominent architect John Russell Pope and built to collect tolls and provide housing for the toll-takers and their families. The answer to the question of the number of toll lodges on (3 comments)


  • Oct 03 2008

    Roslyn News “More History on Long Island Roadways”: October 2, 2008

    The October 2, 2008 issue of The Roslyn News includes a front-page article on the new Arcadia book "The Long Island Motor Parkway" by Al Velocci and Howard Kroplick. Click here for a pdf of the article. (0 comments)


  • Sep 20 2008

    Long Island Motor Parkway Suffolk County Mystery Photo

    Can anyone identify the location of this 1914 photo showing a car near the Long Island Motor Parkway? The car is adjacent to a sign that apparently reads " To Parkway Inn, Lake Ronkonkoma via the Motor Parkway". A smaller sign on the post indicates the direction to a company or store (8 comments)


  • Sep 18 2008

    Long Island Motor Parkway Featured in August Model A News

    An article by Bruce Adams on the Long Island Motor Parkway was recently printed in the magazine MODEL A NEWS. Images in the article were from the collections of Bruce Adams, the Garden City Archives, the Garden City Chamber of Commerce and the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. (0 comments)


  • Sep 16 2008

    Gymkhana Results from Roosevelt Field: September 14, 2008

    Here are the results from the Gymkhana held on Sunday, September 14th at Roosevelt Field Mall in East Garden City. Hats off to Richard, Arthur and the NYRSCCA Solo team who did a great job and the provided the course design, set-up and the results. (0 comments)


  • Sep 15 2008

    Roosevelt Field Gymkhana and Concours Enjoyed By All

    The September 14th Gymkhana and Concours at Roosevelt Field was enjoyed by participants and spectators. Over 50 cars participate in a fun event. Among the cars present were a 1902 Oldsmobile, a classic Rolls Royce, a 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350H and a beautiful Packard. (0 comments)


  • Sep 05 2008

    New Exhibit on the Long Island Motor Parkway and Vanderbilt Cup Races at Roosevelt Field Mall

    In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Long Island Motor Parkway and the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, a new exhibit is on display at the Roosevelt Field Mall from Friday, September 5th to Sunday, September 14th.The exhibit is located in the J.C. Penny Court in front of Bloomingdales (2 comments)


  • Sep 01 2008

    Vanderbilia: The 1910 Cole Plaque

    I have an embossed shield with a pressed design on it that says "Massapequa Sweepstakes in Vanderbilt Cup Race Trophy 1910" with the embossing of what appears to be a trophy with a race car and driver on top and below the trophy it says "Won by Cole 30" 126.4 Miles Time 138 min 4.32 (5 comments)




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