The vast majority of spectators to the Vanderbilt Cup Races of Long Island from 1904 to 1910 came from New York City. They utilized every mode of transportation available including; trains, automobiles, horses, trolleys and trucks which were the precursors to buses.
This "perfectly simple, simply perfect" Maxwell truck brought these men to the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race.
Another group of spectators on their way to a Vanderbilt Cup Race. Can anyone identify the vehicle and the most likely year the photo was taken? There is a clue in the photo.