Participated in two Vanderbilt Cup Races; finishing 8th in the 1908 race and 10th in the 1909 race.
Jan 11 2017
Tom Gibson has forwarded this Vanderbilt Cup Races article "American Classic" from the 1954 book American Automobile Album by William McGaughey.
Nov 05 2016
The fourth post from the John E. Roosevelt Family Album features photos of the 1909 Vanderbilt Cup Races taken at the Masspaequa-Hicksville Turn in Plainedge.
Nov 23 2013
The 40th bridge in the series documenting the 65 bridges built by the Long Island Motor Parkway is the Jerusalem Avenue Bridge in the Hempstead Plains (now Levittown).
Oct 30 2013
The 39th bridge in the series documenting the 60 bridges built by the Long Island Motor Parkway is the Newbridge Road Bridge in the Hempstead Plains (now Levittown).
Oct 07 2013
This week's Mystery Foto was a previously unpublished image from the Vanderbilt Cup Races.
Apr 16 2013
Tom Montalbano, author of the the Arcadia book "Syosset", has written this excellent article on the impact of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race on Syosset and Woodbury.
Feb 25 2013
Last Friday's mystery photos of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race were courtesy of the Witmer Photograph Collection of the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society in Port Washington.
Aug 20 2012
The closest the Vanderbilt Cup Race courses of Long Island Island ever came to Suffolk County was the Woodbury Turn at the intersection of Woodbury Road and Jericho Turnpike.
Aug 01 2010
Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: January 31, 2012):
Aug 01 2010
Links to related posts on VanderbiltCupRaces.com (Updated: December 31, 2011):
Feb 06 2010
These are the 17 cars that raced in the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race held on October 24, 1908. The race was run over a 23.46 mile course including 8 miles of the Long Island Motor Parkway. The winner needed to complete 11 laps of the course for a total of 258.06 miles. Remember to click on the photos