Archive: 2017


Dec 12   Road and Track & Jalopnik: Watch a Barn-Find Tucker Lay Numbers on a Dyno

Dec 11   Mystery Foto #49 Again: The Motor Parkway in Wheatley Heights/ Wyandanch/ Half Hollows Looking West

Dec 09   The Hunt for the Treasures of Virginia “Birdie” Vanderbilt’s Estate in Brookville

Dec 08   Newsday In The Garage: The 1963 Mustang III Concept Show Car

Dec 06   Malverne Treasure #3: Plan Showing the Entrances to the Motor Parkway at Rocky Hill Road

Dec 05   Hemmings Motor News: Pebble Beach Concours to feature Tuckers for their 70th anniversary

Dec 05   Mystery Foto #48 Solved: William K. Vanderbilt, Jr.‘s Deepdale Golf Club in Lake Success in 1926

Dec 02   VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Charlie Chaplin and Mabel Normand at the 1914 Vanderbilt Cup Race

Dec 01   Video of the Week: Jay Leno’s Garage- The Cars of Tomorrow

Nov 30   Update: Tucker will be a Featured Marque at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Nov 29   Images of the 1963 Mustang III Concept Show Car Found Online

Nov 28   Book “Monzanapolis”: 1905 Vanderbilt Cup- Crash in the Morning

Nov 28   Mystery Foto #47 Solved: Long Island Estate of Virginia “Birdie” Graham Fair Vanderbilt

Nov 25   North Hempstead History: Newsday “Gatekeepers of History”

Nov 24   Video of the Week: Car vs. America- The Vanderbilt Cup Race Episode

Nov 22   The Fourth Annual Thanksgiving “Turkeys on the Road”

Nov 21   Hemmings Motor News: Tucker ‘48 #1044 Profiles and Photos

Nov 20   Mystery Foto #46 Solved:  A Spectacular 1940 Aerial of the Rocky Hill Lodge & the Gatekeeper’s House

Nov 18   A Tribute to a 1906 Hairpin Turn Landmark in Old Westbury

Nov 17   One Event This Saturday on Long Island (Updated: November 17, 2017)

Nov 15   Rita and Jerry Trapani Honored as Recipients of The 2017 Gil Bergen Preservationist Award

Nov 15   Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Alco Black Beast To Be Highlighted on Tonight’s “Car vs America”

Nov 14   A New Motor Parkway Historic Marker Installed at the Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston

Nov 13   Mystery Foto #45 Solved: Taxpayers Association of Motor Parkway Acreage (TAMPA) Hall in Brentwood

Nov 11   Jalopnik.com: Today’s Race Car Divers Have it Easy

Nov 08   Updated: Jalopnik:America’s First Great Car Race Happened On Roads People Still Use Every Day

Nov 06   Mystery Foto #44 Solved: The Willis Avenue Motor Parkway Bridge in Willston Park/Albertson in 1939

Nov 04   Gregg D. Merksamer: “Remembering the 1908 Briarcliff Trophy Race”

Nov 01   Hagerty.com: A new Tucker, true to the original, debuts at SEMA

Oct 31   The Four Renault Vanderbilt Racers at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance

Oct 30   Mystery Foto #43 Solved:Lou Austin’s Commack Gas Station/Restaurant on the Long Island Motor Parkway

Oct 28   Updated (11/3/17): The Course for the Long Island Automobile Club’s 1902 100-Mile Endurance Test

Oct 26   Hemmings: Ronkonkoma: the never-was speedway that could have brought Indianapolis-scale racing to LI

Oct 24   Updated: Sam & Dave’s “Excellent Motor Parkway Hike” IV: Old Bethpage

Oct 23   Mystery Foto: #42 Solved: A 1926 Aerial of the Motor Parkway & A Guide to Finding 1926/1950 Aerials

Oct 21   Updated: Article “The Vanderbilt Renaults” by Marvin McFalls

Oct 18   Update:Alco Black Beast and Tucker ‘48 #1044 to be Featured in a Future “Car Vs. America” Cable Show

Oct 17   Tucker ‘48 #1044 Featured at the Huge Great Neck AutoFest and Street Festival

Oct 16   Mystery Foto #41 Solved: An Aerial of Glen Oaks and Lake Success Taken in 1929

Oct 14   Ads From the Long Island Automobile Club 1902 Offical Program “One-Hundred Mile Endurance Test”

Oct 12   Three Friends Hanging Out at the Motor Parkway Entrance on Springfield Boulevard, Queens in 1931

Oct 10   Chrysler’s Chrysler a Hit at the 2017 Hershey AACA Meet

Oct 09   Mystery Foto #40 Solved: A Willys-Overland Whippet in Front of Rockville Centre’s Carnegie Library

Oct 07   Tucker ‘48 #1044 Participates at the Unveiling of the Tucker Torpedo Concept Car at the AACA Museum

Oct 05   The Tucker Torpedo Revealed at the AACA Museum in Hershey

Oct 03   The Day Vanderbilt and Moses Announced the Long Island Motor Parkway Was Closing

Oct 02   Mystery Foto #39 Solved: The 1903 Oldsmobile Curved Dash Runabout Owned by Sam Greco

Sep 30   Car Collection Profile: 1966 Shelby Mustang GT-350H SFM6S475

Sep 28   Sam & Dave’s Excellent “Lost” Motor Parkway Adventure V: Remnants of Petit Trianon

Sep 26   Howard Kroplick Honored with the 2017 George Barris Cup at the Nassau County Cruise to the Show



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