Tag: Mineola Lirr Bridge
The 1938 U.S. Department of Agriculture Aerial Suvey of Nassau County #1: Searingtown to Garden City
On August 3, 1938, the United States Department of Agriculture conducted an aerial survey of Nassau County. These enlargeable aerials (NC_8_3_38 series) have been posted on the Stony Brook University Digital Research Collections.
The third exclusive aerial from the Cradle of Aviation Museum collection documents Hazelhurst Field #1 (later Roosevelt Field) in 1919. It is likely the earliest aerial known to date of the Long Island Motor Parkway.
VanderbiltCupRaces.com Exclusive: Amazing Aerials from the Cradle of Aviation: #1 1956 Mitchel Field
Joel Friedman, archive and docent volunteer for the Cradle of Aviation Museum, has forwarded several spectacular aerials of Mitchel Field. With the permission of Joshua Stoff, curator of the museum, VanderbiltCupRaces.com will be posting a series of aerials from the museum's archives.
Tony, the powerful French Hotckiss car involved in the accident was driven by Elliot Shepard, Jr., a 30-year old American and William K. Vanderbilt Jr's cousin. As described in several publications, the accident occurred near the Long Island Railroad crossing on Jericho Turnpike in Mineola: