Tag: Then & Now


  • Jul 09 2012

    Long Island Motor Parkway Bridge Series:#19 I.U. Willets Road Motor Parkway Bridge in Searingtown

    Going west to east, the 19th bridge of the Long Island Motor Parkway bridge series was built to allow access to I.U. Willets Road in Searingtown.

  • Jul 07 2012

    Then & Now: William K. Vanderbilt Jr’s Deepdale Gate Lodge in Lake Success

    In 1906, William K. Vanderbilt Jr. commissioned architect John Russell Pope to design a gate lodge for his Deepdale Estate located in Lake Success, New York. Fortunately, the gate lodge is still standing and provides the opportunity for this "Then & Now".

  • Feb 10 2012

    Then & Now: The Annex to the Petit Trianon

    When the Petit Trianon Inn was built in 1911 at the eastern terminus of the Motor Parkway in Lake Ronkonkoma, William K. Vanderbilt Jr. also commissioned an annex building for the staff. This is the Annex: Then & Now.

  • Jan 31 2012

    Then & Now: Krug’s Corner in Mineola

    Krug's Hotel, on the north-west corner of Jericho Turnpike and Willis Avenue in Mineola, was a favorite viewing site for the 1904, 1905 and 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Races. This Then & Now look found a rarity- A building on the Vanderbilt Cup Race course that is still standing!

  • Nov 01 2011

    Archives: Then & Now

    Links to related "Then & Now" posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated August 7, 2011):

  • Aug 06 2011

    Then & Now: Long Island Automotive Museum

    Although the Long Island Automotive Museum in Southampton closed and abandoned over 30 years ago, most of the museum's buildings are still standing. Here is a "Then & Now" with recent "Now" photos and many "Then" images from the collection of Walter McCarthy:

  • Jun 01 2011

    Archives: Then & Now:  Long Island Motor Parkway

    Below are related links to Then and Now: Long Island Motor Parkway on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: December 31, 2011):

  • Apr 02 2011

    Then & Now: The Vanderbilt Cup Race Grandstands & Press Boxes in Westbury

    The grandstands and press/officials' box for the 1904 and 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Races were placed at the same Westbury location on Jericho Turnpike, just west of the Powells Lane intersection. The grandstand was on the south side of Jericho Turnpike and the press/officials' box was on the north side, on

  • Oct 28 2010

    Then & Now: The 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race Course in Floral Park

    The course for the first Vanderbilt Cup Race covered 30 miles of public roads in the center of Long Island including Jericho Turnpike from Queens to the hamlet of Jericho. One of the best places to watch the 1904 race was the railroad bridge in Floral Park.

  • Jun 26 2010

    Then & Now: The American Locomotive Company Plant in Providence, Rhode Island

    The American Locomotive Company, often shortened to Alco, was created in 1901 with the merger of eight locomotive manufacturers including the Rhode Island Locomotive Works located in Providence as seen in this photo. In the early 1900s, all the company's locomotive manufacturing was moved to Schenectady, New York and all the



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