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1801 Plan of the City and Environs of Baltimore
This is a print from 1862 showing the view of Baltimore from the north. Source: Library of Congress
We love these maps, and I’m sure you guys do as well. Check this one out. It shows the layout of the city in 1857. Look at square 16, that’s where Camden Yards sits...
Here’s our first challenge to you guys, and hopefully you won’t find it too difficult. That looks like city hall’s dome in the background. Any idea where this is? The photo was taken in...
Check out this awesome photo of city hall in 1900. Click on it for some great details. Source: Shorpy
This is one of the greatest moments in all of sports history. If you’re an Orioles fan, it needs no introduction. This is the full game against the Angels on September 6th, 1995, but...
This is amazing … just as cool as the 360-degree view of Civil War D.C. from the Capitol Dome. It’s a full 360-degree panorama taken in 1913 from the top of Emerson Tower. Click...
For our inaugural Baltimore “Three Things …” post, we are going to highlight three people whom you might not know were from Charm City. 1. David Abercrombie Yes, that’s right. The dude responsible for...
At it’s peak in 1929, Baltimore’s streetcar system had over 400 miles of track. Sadly, like all great American cities, the system was shut down in November 1963 in favor of a bus system....
What did Oriole Park at Camden Yards look like during construction in Baltimore? This was the stadium that set off the baseball renaissance in Major League Baseball.
I just love these old photos. This one is amazing. It shows Baltimore Harbor in 1912. Source: Library of Congress
This is a photo of the back of and old grocery in 1938. Source: Shorpy
This is an awesome skyline shot of the city. Click on the image for a larger version. You can see some incredible details. Source: Shorpy
Here’s a great photo we sug up showing Baltimore’s Union Station in 1917. Source: Shorpy
Can we get a little help identifying this block? Anyone out there recognize this? Source: Shorpy
Here’s an odd photo from 1905 showing a ship pulling into Baltimore harbor with a load of bananas. Source: Shorpy
This is a terrific first map to post to the blog. Source: Big Map Blog
What an amazing photo. Too many bowls of spaghetti for this dude. Sweet pipe though. Source: Shorpy