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
Jun 18 2013
As a follow-up to the June 3, 2013 Mystery Foto post on the Links Golf Club, more information has surfaced on this club that bordered on the Long Island Motor Parkway in Searingtown.
Jun 10 2013
This aerial was taken during the 1936 Vanderbilt Cup Race held at the "new" Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury.
Jun 05 2013
Come join the Long Island Motor Parkway Preservation Society and the Bethpage community for a "Clean Up the Historic Deadman's Curve" Day at 9:00 AM Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Jun 04 2013
Going west to east, the ninth Motor Parkway toll collection structure was the Meadow Brook Lodge located west of Merrick Avenue in Westbury.
Jun 03 2013
Queens historian and "Champion of the Motor Parkway" Robert Miller has provided this rare image of an entrance to the Long Island Motor Parkway.
May 28 2013
The 33rd bridge in the series documenting the 65 bridges built by the Long Island Motor Parkway is the highway bridge that eventually connected Stewart Avenue to Roosevelt Field.
May 27 2013
Frank Femenias submitted this 1924 aerial of Fresh Meadows where the Western Terminus will be located off Nassau Boulevard (Horace Harding Boulevard)
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.