Way Before Camden Yards, in 1905

What a lovely historical photo of Baltimore. You're looking at the familiar scene of the Camden warehouse, now the backdrop to the loveliest ballpark...
An aerial view of what is now considered the Inner Harbor shot October 20, 1948. (Robert F. Kniesche/Baltimore Sun)

1948 View of Baltimore Harbor

Check out this great photo of Baltimore Harbor from the fall of 1948.
October 30th, 1909 real estate advertisement

Where is This in 1909 Baltimore?

Does anyone recognize where this would be today? This advertisement is for real estate back in 1909 in The Baltimore Sun. Source: Proquest
Earl Weaver 1980

Earl Weaver Loses It In 1980

This is classic Earl Weaver. Thanks to our friend Marty for sending this in some time ago. We're just now getting around to sharing...
1954 Orioles schedule

Gunther Beer 1954 Orioles Schedule

What a cool find! This is the Orioles' inaugural schedule for the Major Leagues in 1954. Source: Digital Maryland
1880s prostitute

Oyster Schooner Captain Shoots and Kills Prostitute Wife in Brothel

How can you not look at this title and want to know what's up with this story? Below is a fascinating story that we dug...
Baltimore Sun headline

Accident Cuts Brakeman’s Body in Two

You read that correctly. This is a ghastly accident that we read about in The Baltimore Sun, printed on May 8th, 1911. Falling between freight cars...
this is a gun

British Tourist Killed Chasing Thief

What a tragic story, and this wasn't really that long ago. Maybe some of you remember when this happened? We found the article in The...

Great Photo of Mt. Vernon Place in 1912

Check out this terrific old photo from 1912. Source: Library of Congress
A street full of Baltimore immigrants lined up and ready to start for the country to the berry farms. Wolfe Street, near Canton Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. Courtesy of Maryland Child Labor Committee. Location: Baltimore, Maryland.

Photo of Immigrants Tells a Story

We're kicking off a cool new series of posts called "Pictures Tell a Story" to study some old photos and see what we observe....
Roland Park plat 5 - pg 6

Detailed Map of Roland Park from 1911

Check out these great old plats of Roland Park from November 8th, 1911. Source: Maryland State Archives
ice cream and soda shop

Help Identify This Ice Cream and Soda Shop From 1975

GoBmore! We need your help. Can you identify this photograph? Who's the guy? The photo was taken in 1975 and the only hint I...
Johns Hopkins in 1902

Johns Hopkins University in 1902

What a great photo. This is part of Johns Hopkins in 1902. Anyone know where this is? Source: Library of Congress
Pigtown in 1920

Amazing Old Photo of Pigtown (c. 1920)

Now this is really cool, and you can see how the neighborhood received its name. Pigs! Anyone recognize where this is? Source: Mike Copperthite