Tag: Motor Parkway Toll Collection Structures


  • Aug 02 2010

    Archives: Long Island Motor Parkway Toll Lodges

    Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: October 31, 2011):

  • Mar 09 2010

    From the Pardington Papers: Original Parkway Names and Toll Gate Locations

    One of the real research treasures of the Long Island Motor Parkway and Vanderbilt Cup Races can be found at The Richard H. Handley Collection of Long Island Americana located in the Long Island Room at the Smithtown Library.The collection includes the historical documents of A.R. Pardington, the

  • Feb 18 2009

    The Toll Kiosks of the Motor Parkway

    Bruce, according to my research, eight of the 20 Long Island Motor Parkway toll collection structures were kiosks, booths or shanties. As discussed last week, it is my opinion that the above kiosk at Nassau Boulevard (as seen on July 9, 1938) was originally built by the Motor Parkway. As shown below, the

  • Feb 17 2009

    The Ronkonkoma Lodge in 1930

    Last week, I posted images of the Long Island Motor Parkway toll collection structures at the western terminus in Queens. Here is a rare photo of the Ronkonkoma Lodge on the other end of the Motor Parkway at Lake Ronkonkoma. As with the Rocky Hill Road Toll Booth, the Ronkonkoma

  • Oct 08 2008

    The 20 Toll Collection Structures of the Long Island Motor Parkway-Updated 3/17/2018

    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



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