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    • A View of R. R. Station Square, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Railways; Trains; Railroads--Buildings;
    • R. R. Station Square, ca. 1916, showing the driveway and entrance to the Long Island Railroad Station shortly after the electrification of the train line in 1913. The Victoria Hotel, located on the corner of Main Street and Haven Avenue, can be...
    • Beacon Service Station, Port Washington, ca. 1946

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Automobiles--Service stations; Tydol Service Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); Beacon Service Station--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Beacon Service Station, a Tydol station, was located at 122 Main Street, at the corner of Mackey Avenue and next door to the Beacon Theater. From 1938 to 1955, Associated Tide Water Oil Company operated Tydol Flying A stations on the East Coast and...
    • Railroad Station, Port Washington, ca. 1903

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads; Trains, Railroad; Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Port Washington Railroad Station ca. 1903, five years after the line was extended past Great Neck with the building of the Manhasset Bay Aqueduct Bridge. At the time it was built, land around the station was mostly farmland and rolling hills.
    • Victoria Hotel, opp. L.I.R.R. Depot, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victorial Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Mullon Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Theaters; Mullon Hall--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria Hall Theatre--Port...
    • The Victoria Hotel was built in 1905 by Walter and Richard Mullon directly across Haven Avenue from the recently-completed Port Washington Railroad Station. Victoria Hall Theatre, seen at the left, hosted dances, theatrical productions and sports...
    • View of Flower Hill Avenue from the R.R. Station. Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Flower Hill Avenue--Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads; Trains; Railroad Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria...
    • The Victoria Hotel stood at the corner of Flower Hill Avenue (now known as Main Street) and Haven Avenue, directly across from the Port Washington Railroad Station. It was razed in 1928 to make way for the Plaza Building. Mullon Hall, later renamed...
    • Railroad Commuters at L.I.R.R. Station, Port Washington, ca. 1937

    • Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads--Buildings; Long Island Rail Road Station Port Washington (N.Y.); Long Island (N.Y.)--Description and travel; Railways; Trains, Railroad; Electric railroads; Labor supply; Men--Employment;...
    • Commuter pick up in Port Washington after work day in Manhattan, ca. 1937--cars and pedestrians in front of the station located on Main Street. In 1937, Port Washington was experiencing rapid growth in both population and the local businesses to...
    • Railroad's Morning Express for New York, Port Washington, L.I., ca. 1910

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railways; Trains; Railroads--Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad--Long Island (N.Y.); Nickel Plate Road--Long Island (N.Y.); Steam...
    • Long Island Rail Road "Morning Express" train, shown leaving Port Washington for New York via steam engine, ca. 1910. The line was electrified in 1913. The rail car on the adjacent track bears the name New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad,...
    • Sands Point Light Station, Port Washington, L.I., 1908

    • Lighthouses; Navigation--Long Island Sound (N.Y.); Shorelines--Sands Point (N.Y.); Maritime traditions--Long Island Sound (N.Y.); Waterways--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • William and Isaac Guggenheim, Howard Gould and William Bourke Cockran owned large estates on Sands Point in Port in 1908. Commuters and summer residents later began to move in to the area.
    • Spring Dance

    • Dance parties; Youth organizations; Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall
    • Souvenir journal of the Spring Dance sponsored by the A & B Youth Group of the Utopia Community Center of Roosevelt, NY. The event took place on Monday, April 7, 1958, at the V.F.W. Hall located at 404 North Main Street, in Freeport. The journal...
    • Meadow Brook National Bank, 1965

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Meadow Brook National Bank--Port Washington (N.Y.); Banks and banking; Port Washington (N.Y.) National Bank and Trust;
    • Located at the corner of Main Street and Irma Avenue opposite the LIRR station, Meadow Brook Bank took over the former location of the Port Washington National Bank and Trust.
    • Monte Marshall With The Boat He Built, 1925

    • Boats and boating--Port Washington (N.Y.); Yachts and yachting; Motor yachts; Boat racing--Manhasset Bay (N.Y.);
    • Monte designed and built this speedboat when he was 22 years old. Sunset Park and the old Police Station are in the background. Marshall is seen filling the gas tank at Socony Gas Station across from the Town Dock.
    • Voter Registration Drive, ca. 1956

    • Voter registration; League of Women Voters--Port Washington (N.Y.); Elections; Chrysler automobile; Woody wagon automobile;
    • With a "Just Registered" sign on their Woody Wagon as encouragement, Port members of League of Women Voters station themselves near Main Street, on Port Washington Boulevard.
    • Main St, Port Washington, L.I., ca. 1910

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.);(N.Y.); Hotels; Victoria Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Looking east on Main Street from Evergreen Ave, nr LIRR station. Victoria Hotel is at rt, on south side of Main Street. Barney McCourt's Hotel and Cafe, destroyed in the fire of 1922, is at left.
    • Port Washington Trolley

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Street railroads; Electric railroads; Street cars; Trolley cars; New York and North Shore Traction Company--New York (N.Y.); Mineola, Roslyn & Port Washington Line;
    • The Main Street Port Washington Trolley ran from 1908 through 1920. In this photo, Conductor & Motorman Fox and Olsen stand in front of the Mineola, Roslyn & Port Washington Trolley at the end of the in Mineola. Mineola Village Hall is visible in...
    • Hicksville Fire Department September 11 Memorial

    • Farrell, Terry--New York (State)--Huntington; Howard, George--New York (State)--Hicksville; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Hicksville; Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York; Port Authority Police of New York and New Jersey; September 11,...
    • View of memorial dedicated to the former Hicksville Fire Department members who died on September 11: Ex-Chief Terry Farrell (F.D.N.Y) and Ex-Captain George Howard (PAPD). The memorial is located at Station #3 on Strong Street.
    • Bygone years in Middle Island, Coram, Yaphank & Ridge

    • Middle Island (N.Y.); Coram (N.Y.); Yaphank (N.Y.); Ridge (N.Y.); Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Historic buildings; Historic sites; Churches; Schools; Stores & shops; Lakes & ponds; Airplanes; Mills; Railroad bridges; Railroad stations; Railroad...
    • This is a 20 page pamphlet including the cover describing the towns of Middle Island, Coram, Yaphank and Ridge from the time of their establishment including pictures from the late 1800s until about 1940.
    • Port Washington and Cow Bay From Mill Pond Road, ca. 1875

    • Port Washington (N.Y.) Harbor; Mill Pond--Port Washington (N.Y.); Harbors; Manhasset Bay (N.Y.); Shorelines--Port Washington (N.Y.); Docks; Sailing;
    • Mill Pond and Port Washington shorelines, ca. 1875. John and Ephraham Baxter's blacksmith shop is in foreground. Horse-drawn stages in background ran between Sands Point Steamboat Dock and the Great Neck RR Station.
    • Great Fire of 1922 on Main Street, Port Washington

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Fires--Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Electric power plants;
    • Aftermath of January 23, 1922 fire, later known as the Muzante fire, which swept through businesses on the north side of Main Street, across from the railroad station. The Nassau Light and Power substation, Muzante building and Barney McCourt's...
    • Port Washington National Bank and Trust Company Building, ca. 1930

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Banks and banking; Port Washington National Bank and Trust Company--Port Washington (N.Y.); Meadow Brook National Bank--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Located at the corner of Main Street and Irma Avenue opposite the LIRR station, PW National Bank opened in 1919 on the former Kliesrath property. That structure was moved to Irma Avenue prior to construction of the current building, which opened in...
    • Texaco Ad Photo of Albert Marshall, 1935

    • Advertising, Boats and boating; Photography, Commercial; Petroleum industry and trade; Texaco Marine--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Marshall Shipyard owner Albert R. Marshall, right, photographed at the Texaco Marine service station on Manhasset Bay in Port Washington for Texaco Marine Motor Oil print ad.
    • Main Street, 1934

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; F. W. Woolworth Co. - Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Shoppers at the F. W. Woolworth Co. on Main Street in Port Washington, across from the Long Island Rail Road Station. The Woolworth store was hugely popular--with Woolworth's buyers using the company's huge muscle to keep prices down, they were...
    • Greetings From Port Washington Post Card, 1910

    • Postcards--Collectors and collecting; Greeting cards; Tourist trade--Port Washington (N.Y.); Main Street School--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Scenic postcard with six landmark images of Port Washington, New York, as they appeared in 1910, including the newly-built Main Street School and L.I.R.R. station. Postmark on reverse.
    • Alper's Hardware, ca. 1985

    • Streets; Main Street -- Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Alper's Hardware - Port Washington (N.Y.); Household equipment and supplies; Household appliances, Electric; Houses--Maintenance and repair
    • Alper's Hardware, 81 Main Street, at the corner of Main Street and Irma Ave, across from Port's LIRR Station. Founded in 1911 by Sam and Mary Alper, Alper's has been located here for four generations.
    • Hicksville Fire Department September 11 Memorial

    • Farrell, Terry--New York (State)--Huntington; Howard, George--New York (State)--Hicksville; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Hicksville; Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York; Port Authority Police of New York and New Jersey; September 11,...
    • View of memorial dedicated to the former Hicksville Fire Department members who died on September 11: Ex-Chief Terry Farrell (F.D.N.Y) and Ex-Captain George Howard (PAPD). The memorial is located at Station #3 on Strong Street.
    • R. R. Station, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Railroads -- Great Neck (N.Y.) -- Stations; Long Island Railroad Company -- Buildings -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Automobiles -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Great Neck Plaza, N.Y.;
    • Black and white view, taken facing east, of the Great Neck railroad station. Image shows the station as it was before the railroad tracks were depressed in the 1930's. Image also shows a building east of the station, on land that is now a commuter...
    • American Aeronautical Type S-55 Flying Over  Manhasset Bay

    • Aviation; Airplanes--Savoia; Airplanes--American Marchetti; American Aeronautical Corporation--Port Washington (N.Y.); Seaplanes; Flying Boat--Savoia-Marchetti S.55; Aernautics, Commercial;
    • Flying over the floating Socony Gasoline Station in Manhasset Bay, the Type S-55 from Port Washington-based American Aeronautical Corporation was also known as the Savoia-Marchetti S.55 Flying Boat. Introduced in 1927, it was the first monoplane...
    • Port Washington Delegation to the Inauguration of President Teddy Roosevelt, 1905

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Presidents--United States--Inauguration; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Republican Party (U.S.); Long Island Rail Road Station Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Delegation ready to depart from Port Washington Railroad Station to attend President Theodore Roosevelt inaugural in Washington D.C., March, 1905. As the first time Port Washington was represented at a presidential inauguration, the group was led...
    • Fleming Building, Port Washington, L.I., N.Y.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Buildings; Fleming Building--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Fleming Building, 65 Main Street, on the corner of Herbert and Main Streets. Located directly across from the Long Island Rail Road Station in Port Washington, the Fleming Building was a well known landmark because of its distinctive Tudor-style...
    • Early Years in Brookhaven Town 1962

    • Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town); Indigenous peoples; Coram (N.Y.); Middle Island (N.Y.); Stores & shops; Churches; Railroad stations; Yaphank (N.Y.); Mills; Historic buildings; Spying; Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783; Advertising; Lumber industry;
    • 36 page pamphlet, 14 cm x 22 cm including text and images, plus front and back covers.

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