Fading Ad Blog Rotating Header Image


Syracuse Forwarding Co. Inc – Allied Van Lines – Household & Commercial Storage – Syracuse, NY

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

Google Books – CLICK FOR LINK

Will The Real Santini Bros Moving & Storage Company Please Stand Up! – S. Santini – Mayflower – Moving & Storage – Bronx, NY – Fabio Aiosa

4770 White Plains Road – Bronx © Fabio Aiosa

Hue & Saturation by FHJ – © Fabio Aiosa

NOT CONNECTED WITH ANY OTHER SANTINI – Courtesy of Our Old Neighborhood Postcards – CLICK FOR LINK

Much like the “Ray’s Pizza Original” claims, and other pizza rivalries in Brooklyn & Manhattan – The Santini Brothers Saga is similar – they are the Original Ray’s Pizza of moving and storage. In the October 10th, 1942 edition of The New Yorker magazine, in  THE TALK OF THE TOWN section, an article  entitled Chaos – By Gardner Botsford & Russell Maloney  – the Santini Bros conundrum was humourously addressed.


According to Shorpy,

Fleet truck [above] of Santini Brothers Storage and Warehouse (not to be confused with any other Santinis). The “square” at W 170th St & Jerome Ave in the Bronx was dedicated to the brothers in 1981. The seven brothers were Pasquale, Pietro, Paride, Rinaldo, August Godfrey and Martin who started the business in 1905. Rinaldo was the last to die in 1980.

Courtesy of TV By the Numbers – CLICK FOR LINK

Umberto Brothers Storage Warehousing Inc. – Record Storage – Uptown Correspondent, Iman R. Abdulfattah

© Iman R. Abdulfattah

Previously on FAB- Umberto Brothers Storage Warehousing Inc. – “Record Storage” – West Side Highway, Tribeca – Feb 29th, 2008

John Winkler’s Sons – Storage – Carpet Cleaning – Motor Car Storage – Allied Van Lines – Far Rockaway, QU

A general view of the Far Rockaway station… In the mid 1920s – Courtesy of The Wave – CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

John Winkler’s Sons – Fur Storage © Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

John Winkler’s Sons Motor Van Service – Allied Van Lines © Frank H. Jump

John Winkler’s Sons Rug Cleaning  © Frank H. Jump CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE © State of NY – Queensboro Public Library/Rockaway Memories dot com

Photographer: Ron Ziel on Sept. 15, 1937 © Rockaway Memories dot com CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

Brooklyn Daily Star – December 26, 1912 – Courtesy of Fulton History dot com

Bulletin of the American Warehousemen’s Association – No. 185 Vol. XVI – July 1915 – Google Books

Internet resources:

Morgan Transfer & Storage – Larimer Street – Denver, CO

© Frank H. Jump

Fidelity Storage & Van Co – Moving, Packing, Storage, Shipping – Kisken in Omaha, NB

© Bob Kisken

Yakima Opera House – Taylor & Denley General Merchandise – Yakima Transfer & Storage – Allied Van Lines

© Frank H. Jump

Vinny’s Cafe – Dahill Moving & Storage – Mayflower World Wide Moving – Coney Island Avenue – Ditmas Park, Brooklyn 2004

August 2004 © Frank H. Jump

August 2004 © Frank H. Jump

August 2004 © Frank H. Jump

August 2004 © Frank H. Jump

Corvin Neon Lights - August 2004 © Frank H. Jump

Other Dahill postings:

August 2004 © Frank H. Jump

March 2008 © Frank H. Jump

Security Storage Warehouse – Harrison, NJ

© Frank H. Jump

Monarch Storage – Treeboob’s? Warehouse- West Philadelphia, PA

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

© Vincenzo Aiosa

© Vincenzo Aiosa