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Old 11-21-2010, 01:56 PM
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Hi! I see a thread of LI pictures but i notice they are mostly new. I'm looking for a good website with old pictures of LI - mostly Nassau. Any recommendations are much appreciated thank you!
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Old 11-21-2010, 02:15 PM
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LI Memories is a cooperative effort to digitize the archival collections of LI libraries (including photos):
Long Island Memories: LILRC Digitization Project

NYPL's Digital Gallery also has many LI images:
NYPL Digital Gallery | Home

LI Oddities has some interesting stuff:
Long Island Oddities

Check to see if some of the Nassau historical societies have websites.
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Old 11-21-2010, 07:26 PM
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So Shoreham was never active?
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:02 PM
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I found lots of interesting old photos on these sites. Syosset and Oceanside areas...

Syosset Scrapbook

Our Little Town
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Old 11-23-2010, 05:04 AM
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Originally Posted by felixtibs View Post
So Shoreham was never active?
If I remember it never produced commercial power, but was run at low power for testing.

Per Wikipedia contributors: "The Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant was a completed $6 billion General Electric nuclear boiling water reactor located adjacent to the Wading River in East Shoreham, New York that was closed by protests in 1989 without generating any commercial electrical power."

Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nuclear Waste: 20 Years After Shoreham’s Closure | Long Island Press

LIPA | Shoreham Advisory Committee
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Old 11-23-2010, 12:42 PM
Location: East Northport
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Some good pictures here:

Kings Park Heritage Museum
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