Tag: Lindbergh

  • Jan 31 2010

    Historic Views of Roosevelt Field, the Motor Parkway and Lindbergh’s Takeoff

    As shown in this 1938 aerial, the Long Island Motor Parkway was located to the west and south of the historic Roosevelt Field airfield. Here are other historic photos of Roosevelt Field and the Motor Parkway

  • Aug 11 2009

    Charles Lindbergh and the Motor Parkway in 1927

    One of the busiest days on the Motor Parkway was June 16, 1927, when Charles Lindbergh returned to Roosevelt Field to celebrate his successful solo flight to Paris. Lindbergh had taken off from the Roosevelt Field east runway 27 days earlier. The Motor Parkway is the road in the middle of the image

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