The Long Island Motor Parkway
The first parkway built exclusively for the automobile and part of the courses for the 1908 to 1910 Vanderbilt Cup Races
May 18 2013
From 1908 to 1910, the center of the auto racing world was a 200-yard strip of the Long Island Motor Parkway in the Hempstead Plains, now Levittown.
May 13 2013
The Mystery Friday Foto has been solved: It was Willie K driving his 1903 Mercedes at Krug's Corner in Mineola during the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race.
May 07 2013
This 1949 aerial is looking north towards East Meadow (my childhood hometown) and Westbury.
May 04 2013
Last month, I was contacted by four Great Neck South Middle School students requesting a film interview on the Long Island Motor Parkway.
Apr 30 2013
The 32nd bridge in the series documenting the 65 bridges built by the Long Island Motor Parkway is the two pillar Clinton Avenue Motor Parkway Bridge in Garden City.
Apr 28 2013
The challenging Mystery Foto of the Long Island Motor Parkway submitted by Frank Femenias has been solved.
Apr 27 2013
Inspired by my presentation "Exploring, Biking and Hiking Along the Historic Motor Parkway" at the Adirondack Mountain Club in Dix Hills earlier this month, a new series is being introduced on VanderbiltCupRaces.com documenting the favorite Motor Parkway Trails.
Apr 21 2013
This previously unpublished 1930 aerial shows the Motor Parkway near Colonial Springs Road in Wheatley Heights looking west.
Apr 20 2013
As part of the Town of North Hempstead Earth Day Celebration, over 40 people cleaned the historic Motor Parkway section in East Williston between Roslyn Road and the Oyster Bay LIRR tracks.
Apr 13 2013
On Saturday, April 20th, you are invited to help clean-up a historic section of the Motor Parkway in East Williston. Here is a "Then & Now" of this area between the LIRR tracksof the Oyster Bay Branch and Roslyn Road.