• Mar 10 2008

    Film “Vanderbilt Cup Race Courses: Then &Now”

    This brief film shows the dramatic changes on Long Island over the last 100 years comparing sections of the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses (1904-1910) to recent views. (3 comments)


  • Mar 10 2008

    Film “The 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    The 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race was one of the most exciting sporting events of its era- drawing over 200,000 spectators to Long Island. This rare film shows the race action among the French, Italian, German and American cars at the grandstand on Jericho Turnpike in Westbury and the Hairpin Turn at Wheatley (6 comments)


  • Mar 04 2008

    Film “1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race”

    In one of the earliest sports films ever made, the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race action was captured by cameramen G.W. Bitzer and A.E. Weed of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company in Westbury and Plainedge. (0 comments)




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