Baltimore history

The lost and untold history of Baltimore.

Raybestos advertisement

Old Ads & Classifieds

Check Brakes, Reline With Raybestos

Check out this cool old advertisement we dug up on Vintage Baltimore. GoBmore reader Pat, sent the Flickr feed over, and if you haven’t checked it out, you need to. It’s great. Source: Flickr...

Fallsway 1950s

Downtown at Fallsway in the 1950s

What a cool photo. We dug this one up on Flickr. Source: petespix75

Faces & Places of Yesterday, Old Ads & Classifieds

October 30th, 1926: Navy vs. Michigan

Cool! Check out this old advertisement from the Baltimore Sun advertising the Navy vs. Michigan football game on October 30th, 1926. Navy was 5-0 and Michigan was 4-0 when they played in Baltimore. Michigan was...

N. Broadway and E. Lombard St.

Then and Now

New Orleans-Like Cast-Iron Balcony

What an amazing old photograph from 1936. The best part is, this building still stands in pretty much the same condition. Maybe better, though the bottom floor is a little ugly today. Source: Library...

1970 BPD Ford

Other Cool Stuff

1970 Baltimore Police Department

Check out this retro photo of a 1970 Baltimore Police Department car. Source: Flickr user COPCAR1

1426-1446 East Baltimore Street (Commercial Buildings), Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Then and Now

Photos of 1400 Block of East Baltimore Street

The street below had seen better days when these photos were taken. Here is that same block today on Google Street View. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1426+east+baltimore+st+baltimore&layer=c&sll=39.291658,-76.597602&cbp=13,58.35,,0,-7.05&cbll=39.291394,-76.598063&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1426+E+Baltimore+St,+Baltimore,+Maryland+21231&ll=39.291658,-76.597602&spn=0.005489,0.011362&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=CZYWETWUOia1GJxk2dOVNQ&source=embed&output=svembed]

Notable People & Places

Elvis Presley Concert at Baltimore Civic Center (1977)

Elvis Presley came to Baltimore in 1977. See great old photos and a video of his performance.

Baltimore map from 1978

We Love Maps

Neighborhoods Map Baltimore in 1978

This is a cool map from 1978. It shows the neighborhoods of the city. Source: Johns Hopkins

1948 Baltimore police

1948 Baltimore Police Car

This is a cool old photo that we dug up on Flickr. It shows a 1948 Chevy BPD police car. Source: Flickr

Maryland Historical Society - April 4th, 1844

Old Ads & Classifieds

April 4th, 1844: Maryland Historical Society Meeting

The Maryland Historical Society is going to love this (BTW, we love them). We were digging through some really old issues of the Baltimore Sun and came across this small classified. This was the April...