Baltimore history

The lost and untold history of Baltimore.

Then and Now

Then and Now: Howard St. and Saratoga St.

Photograph taken looking north at tracklaying on Howard Street at its intersection with Saratoga Street in Baltimore, Maryland. On the northwest corner at number 300 North Howard Street is Chas. Willms & Co., manufacturers...

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Amazing Lost Baltimore Streetcars

Incredible series of photos from 1915 showing Baltimore streetcars across the city. Published by the president of the United Railways & Electric Company.

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Imperial Airways Flying Boat Over Baltimore in 1937

We love old photos of airplanes flying over Charm City. Take a look at this one from November 17th, 1937 showing Imperial Airways‘ flying boat over the city. Imperial Airways was a British long-range...

Baltimore's downtown week in 1948

Old Ads & Classifieds

Baltimore’s Downtown Week in October 1948

Here’s a cool old advertisement that we dug up in the Sunday edition of The Baltimore Sun from October 17th, 1948. It’s a program spurred on by Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro — also known as the...

Homewood Apartment Building

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Homewood Apartment Building at E 31st St. and N Charles St.

This cool old photo shows the Homewood Apartment Building at East 31st Street and North Charles Street, taken sometime in the 1910s. Source: Flickr & UMBC Digital Collections Now take a look at what it...

Baltimore, MD--October 1983--Eddie Murray is shown at the victory parade after the Orioles won the 1983 World Series. (Sun file photo.)

Notable People & Places

We Miss Eddie Murray

Eddie Murray was the best, especially in 1983. We really miss him and those winning Orioles.

1920 view of Baltimore Harbor from the air

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Baltimore Harbor From the Air in 1920

This lovely image of Baltimore Harbor was taken from the air in 1920. Check it out. Source: National Archives

Annapolis view in 1896

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Lovely 1896 Aerial View of Annapolis

Okay, this isn’t from an airplane obviously, given the date, but it’s a beautiful view of Annapolis towards the water and Eastport from 1896. I’m assuming this is a view from the Capitol, but...

Baltimore from the sky in 1932

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Baltimore Seen From the Sky in 1920

This great detailed image shows Baltimore back in 1932, July 7th to be specific. Source: National Archives

Eutaw Place, Baltimore, MD - 1903

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Where Is This on Eutaw Place?

This lovely old photo of Baltimore shows us Eutaw Place as it looked way back in 1903. But we need a little help in locating this image. Source: Library of Congress