Jim Palmer: Best Oriole Pitcher Ever

Remember Jim Palmer? Who doesn’t? He was the best pitcher ever to step on the mound wearing the orange and black. Maybe also the best ever to wear Jockey underwear? Take a look below at some great old photos of...

Inside a 1905 Baltimore Streetcar

Photograph of the interior, from the front platform to the center, of a United Railways and Electric Company standard Brill semi-convertible car in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore View From Emerson Tower

This lovely old image shows Charm City as seem from Emerson Tower in the 1910s. Click on it for greater detail. Source: Library of Congress

Horrible Aftermath of 1904 Fire

This sad photo shows the city devastated after the great fire of 1904. You’re looking at Calvert St. near Pratt St. Source: Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore's new apartments in 1969 - Baltimore Sun, April 13th, 1969

Cool 1969 Map of New Baltimore Apartments

This old advertisement from The Baltimore Sun shows the number of new apartments available in the Baltimore area during the summer of 1969. Click on it for more details. Source: Proquest

Photo of 1897 Pennant-Deciding Game Between Boston and Baltimore

This photo shows the deciding game of the 1897 National League season with the Boston Beaneaters taking the pennant from the Baltimore Orioles, in Baltimore at Union Park (also known as Oriole Park III). The ballpark was located at Source:...

View of motorists in 1907 Peerless car in front of Washington Monument in Baltimore, Maryland. Label on front: "Lazarnick. F4048. Peerless car in front of Washington Monument, Balto., Md. June 19." Stamped on back: "Photo by N. Lazarnick, 29 West 42nd Street, New York." Handwritten on back: "Peerless, 1907. Peerless car in front of Washington Monument, Baltimore. Wednesday, June 19."

1907 Glidden Tour Auto Race Through Baltimore

Here are a few great photos showing early automobiles on the streets of Baltimore. These photos document the Glidden Trophy tour of 1907. This was a competition between a number of automobile organizations from different cities to demonstrate the ability...

Al Packer Ford, Baltimore, MD, 1964

Al Packer Ford Dealership in 1964

This is an old photo of Al Packer’s Ford Dealership in 1964. The company still exists, though I’m not sure they’re still at the same location. They currently have a location in White Marsh. Source: Bill Cook

Biddle Alley, ca. 1911. Baltimore, Maryland. Subject Vertical File, Baltimore City, Streets. Featured in Housing Conditions in Baltimore: Report of a Special Committee of the Association for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor and the Charity Organization Society, Submitting Results of an Investigation by Janet E. Kemp

Baltimore Alley Dwelling in 1911

Here is a great old photo from the Maryland Historical Society. This is a terrific resource, and you should think about donating to them to help support preserving Baltimore and Maryland history. Source: Maryland Historical Society

The Doors Live at the Lyric Theater in 1967

Digging through old newspaper archives, we came across this short piece in The Baltimore Sun from Sunday, October 8th, 1967. The group was to play the Lyric Theater the following Friday. We also shared a post a long time ago...

1910 Map of Central Baltimore

Curious what the city looked like over 100 years ago? Check out this old 1910 map of central Baltimore.