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Trackless Trolleys of Baltimore

Here is a great series of photos we uncovered on Flickr thanks to Kevin Mueller. He has some terrific photos, so check them out.
Baltimore's downtown week in 1948

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 father of...
Homewood Apartment Building

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 looks like...
1920 view of Baltimore Harbor from the air

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
Eutaw Place, Baltimore, MD - 1903

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
Baltimore transit in Walbrook

Baltimore Streetcars in the 1960s

Here is a beautiful series of photos that we found on Flickr showing the city’s old streetcars. The one below was taken just a few weeks before President Kennedy would be shot. Source: Flickr user hoteldennis
Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Copyright ... Spofford & Hughes, New York." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 255 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. " ... sketched in pencil ... in the Fall of 1911." map 43 x 77 cm.

Bird’s Eye View of Baltimore in 1870

What a beautiful old image of Baltimore. We dug this one up at the Library of Congress. Source: Library of Congress
Notre Dame Academy

Notre Dame Academy Grounds in the 19th Century

Here’s a great old photo of Notre Dame Academy, taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the late 19th century. Source: Library of Congress
Circa 1903. "Baltimore from Federal Hill." A freight terminal (O'Donnell's Wharf) and the Patapsco flour mill. Detroit Publishing Co. glass negative.

Clear 1903 View of Baltimore from Federal Hill

We posted this photo a while back, but now have a clearer version to share with you. Click on it for a much larger version. Source: Shorpy

Map of Baltimore’s Development Plan (1984 to 1989)

Check out this cool map from the University of Maryland collection. It shows the development plan for Baltimore during the second half of the 1980s. Source: University of Maryland