Tag: Motor Parkway License Plates

  • Apr 11 2011

    Insight Into Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates

    Noel Gish (President, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum Board of Trustees): "Regarding the ALPCA meeting: How many Long Island Motor Parkway license plates were issued to the public? Does anyone have a “guesstimate” of the total? Who has the license plate number 1? Does it exist in a collection somewhere ? What would

  • Mar 28 2011

    Article License Plates of LIMP -Velocci

  • Aug 02 2010

    Archives: Long Island Motor Parkway License Plates

    Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: December 1, 2011):

  • Apr 14 2010

    Original Artwork “E-Z-Pass #1”

    Artist John Cuocco and I collaborated and produced this original artwork entitled "E-Z Pass #1".

  • Apr 01 2010

    Favorite Website: Porcelainplates.net-Motor Parkway License Plates

    PorcelainPlates.net is the best website to learn all about the fascinating history of porcelain license plates from the United States and Canada. Developed by TV producer Eric Taylor, the website provides a state-by-state breakdown of almost every known variety of porcelain plates. Of course, my interest focuses on the

  • Aug 18 2009

    Article “The License Plates of the Vanderbilt Long Island Motor Parkway”

    In response to several requests to my E-Z pass post and with the permission of my favorite co-author Al Velocci, I am posted a pdf of the article "The License Plates of the Vanderbilt Long Island Motor Parkway" published in the Spring 2000 issue of the Long Island Forum.

  • Aug 15 2009

    Matching a Motor Parkway License Plate to Its Original Owner

    Peter, thanks for the follow-up to last week's post on the Long Island Motor Parkway porcelain plates and for sending photos of your father's wonderful car with his 1928 LIMP plate.

  • Aug 04 2009

    Film- The First “E-Z” Passes- The Porcelain Plates of the Motor Parkway

    From 1913 to 1937, the Long Island Motor Parkway Inc. issued porcelain annual-fee plates to permit unrestricted year-round use on the Motor Parkway. It is likely these plates were the first "E-Z" passes, allowing cars to pass toll gates without stopping. This two-minute film documents the various designs of the Long Island

  • May 12 2009

    The Long Island Motor Parkway Porcelain Plates

    Last week we discussed the Long Island Motor Parkway porcelain plates, which may have been the first-ever "E-Z" passes. Ron Ridolph has provided this link to www.porcelainplates.net which provides an excellent review of the history of these plates. Scroll down to the section after "IV. Oddball Porcelains".

  • May 05 2009

    The National Highway Association’s #25 Motor Parkway License Plate

    Gene, here's a neat coincidence- I also own the number 25 Motor Parkway red and white plate issued in 1928. Accordingly, I have researched this particular plate at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. First , let's discuss the Motor Parkway plate -which was likely the first "E-Z" pass.

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