Jul 20 2017

Mystery Friday Foto #29: Another Amazing Long Island Aerial from the Cradle of Aviation

The Cradle of Aviation Museum challenges you to identify this amazing aerial from their archives.

Mystery Foto questions:

  • Identify the location and orientation of the aerial.
  • Link the aerial to the Vanderbilt Cup Races.
  • Link the aerial to the Long Island Motor Parkway.
  • Identify a remaining section of the Motor Parkway.
  • How many airplane hangars are in the aerial?
  • Where is there an amusement park in the aerial?
  • What was the date of the aerial? Provide a rationale.
  • A few years after this aerial was taken, identify the famous motel in the photo where Howard Kroplick shook the hand of Richard Nixon.  Impossible bonus question: What date did this occur? The answer is available online!

All comments will be held until Monday night.

Please forward any supporting documentation and/or jpegs to Howard@Kroplick.com .


Howard Kroplick