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Can You Identify This Motor Parkway Location?

This 1930s aerial shows a plane flying over the Long Island Motor Parkway. Can you identify the area?

This 1930s aerial shows a plane flying over the Long Island Motor Parkway. Can you identify the area? Two hints are provided on VanderbiltCupRaces.com.

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Howard Kroplick

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Marilyn December 16, 2012 at 11:44 AM
My guess is that it is somewhere near Roosevelt Field.
Howard Kroplick December 19, 2012 at 04:08 AM
Hi Marilyn: Good job! You were very close: http://www.vanderbiltcupraces.com/blog/article/location_of_mystery_motor_parkway_aerial_revealed Enjoy, Howard Kroplick
michael mirra January 16, 2013 at 04:03 PM
It most likely was near an airfield, as people here speculate. I, however, grew up in Nassau County & in the late 50s there was an old dirt road that went through the back woods near Old Bethpage that passed abandoned fields that the kids would use as a bike path to Bethpage State Park picnic grounds. I don't know how far west it went, but it was known to us kids as the OLD Moter Parkway
michael mirra January 16, 2013 at 04:04 PM
That's Motor, not moter
Howard Kroplick January 17, 2013 at 01:58 AM
Hi Michael: The location for the aerial was the Hempstead Plains looking north in East Meadow, now Eisenhower Park. http://www.vanderbiltcupraces.com/blog/article/location_of_mystery_motor_parkway_aerial_revealed

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