The Toll Lodges of the Long Island Motor Parkway, and the Their Gatekeepers" Lives

by Al Velocci

Publisher: Al Velocci

Written in English
Published: Pages: 176 Downloads: 271
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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL11810087M
ISBN 100976114003
ISBN 109780976114000
OCLC/WorldCa56956573

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Toll Lodges of the Long Island Motor Parkway, and Their Gatekeepers' Lives at Read. As documented in Al Velocci’s wonderful book “The Toll Lodges of the Long Island Motor Parkway, and Their Gatekeepers’ Lives”, the number of Long Island Motor Parkway “lodges” and toll collecting structures depends on how the structures were counted and the definition of “lodge”.

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It was on the south side of the Parkway roughly three hundred feet east of Broad Hollow Road, and within the hundred foot right of way.

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Vanderbilt Jr. instructed the Motor General Manager Alfred Kienzle to "put a lodge keeper on the top of the hill placing a temporary gate across the Parkway as an experiment.". Al Velocci is the author of The Toll Lodges of the Long Island Motor Parkway, and Their Gatekeepers’ Lives.

He is also a research volunteer at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and a member of the Long Island Motor Parkway Panel. Only 45 miles (72 km) (from Queens in New York City to Lake Ronkonkoma) were constructed, at a cost of $6 million.

Construction began in June (a year after the Bronx River Parkway). On Octoa mile-long (16 km) section opened as far as modern Bethpage. This article is within the scope of the U.S. Roads WikiProject, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to state highways and other major roads in the United you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.

Looking for The Long Island Motor Parkway - Howard Kroplick Paperback / softback. Visit musicMagpie for great deals and super savings with FREE delivery today. As written in his book "The Toll Lodges of the Long Island Motor Parkway, and Their Gatekeeper's Lives", Al notes; "The lodges first planned for the Parkway were the type of countryside inn so popular in England and France at the turn of the century Drawings of the proposed lodge preserved in newspapers showed a brick-and-stone inn of the Queen Anne style.

Long Island Motor Parkway The world's first freeway is barely recognizable anymore. The only parts that can be driven are a few dead-end roads, driveways, and parking lots, and then the eastern 15 or so miles have been converted to a county route.

The rest of the road, at best, is in fragmented pieces in people's backyards and underneath power. The Long Island Parkway System was envisioned as great ribbon parks, stretching east-west and north-south across Long Island, providing scenic access and linkage between the state parks then under development, such as Jones Beach, Bethpage and Sunken Meadow.

LONG ISLAND MOTOR PARKWAY BOUND PHOTOGRAPH VOLUME - small, hard-covered, historical booklet, with photos, of the Long Island Motor Parkway, perhaps ca.

{*?}, long missing from the Hempstead Public Library's historical collection; I last saw this ca. (no, I do NOT have it squirreled away!). (17 Apr ) As I recall, it was burgundy or dark brown, may have been a library rebind, and.

Interstate (I), commonly known as the Long Island Expressway (LIE), is an auxiliary Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of New is jointly maintained by the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), MTA Bridges and Tunnels (MTAB&T), and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).

Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam) Overview. The toll lodges of the Long Island Motor Parkway, and the their gatekeepers' lives by Al Velocci (Book) Gold Coast estates (Visual Vanderbilt, William Kissam The Robert Moses Causeway is an mile ( km)-long parkway in Suffolk County, New York, in the United parkway, originally known as the Captree Causeway, connects West Islip on Long Island to the barrier beach islands, such as Captree Island, Jones Beach Island, and the western tip of Fire Island, to the is designated New York State Route J (NY J), an unsigned.

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Official MapQuest website, find driving directions, maps, live traffic updates and road conditions. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Explore. As a government agency, the health and safety of the public are important to us and we are committed to complying with efforts to slow the spread of COVID   Facts about the LIE: Interstate (abbreviated I) runs miles ( km) entirely within New York state, from the Queens-Midtown.

Oct 08 The 20 Toll Collection Structures of the Long Island Motor Parkway-Updated 3/17/ Oct 03 Roslyn News “More History on Long Island Roadways”: October 2, Sep 20 Long Island Motor Parkway Suffolk County Mystery Photo.

Sep 18 Long Island Motor Parkway. The Lodge was the fifth toll lodge along the Long Island Motor Parkway, and the last of the six Motor Parkway lodges designed by John Russell Pope, who went on to become the architect for the.If you are going to Philip Island from the city it's easy enough to avoid the tolls by going down Toorak Rd rather than using the M1, but getting to and from the airport just makes the trip too long and not worth the effort although I know many people do it.

Just set the GPS to avoid toll roads.Long Island Expressway or the LIE, also designated the Interstateruns for 70 miles entirely within New York State, starting at the Queens-Midtown Tunnel to end in Riverhead just before the “fish-tail” separation of the North and South Forks of eastern Long Island begins.

It runs through the counties of Queens, Nassau and LIE was constructed in stages starting in at.