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Hotel Kernan & Maryland Theatre

Wow. Amazing Photo of Hotel Kernan in 1906

This is such an incredible photo. It shows Hotel Kernan and Maryland Theatre in 1906. Source: Library of Congress
Pennsylvania Railroad grain elevator in Canton, Baltimore

Pennsylvania Railroad Grain Elevator in Canton

This is an old photograph of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s grain elevator in Canton, taken February 1st, 1921. Source: AOK Library & Gallery, UMBC, Flickr
sunset over Ft. McHenry in 1906

Sunset Over Fort McHenry in 1906

What a great photo to end our first week. This is a shot of a sailboat in the foreground and Ft. McHenry in the background in 1906. Source: Library of Congress
Mt. Vernon Place in 1906

Another Great Photo of Mt. Vernon Place

Like the one we posted earlier this week, here’s another great photo of Mt. Vernon Place. Source: Library of Congress
1862 view of Baltimore

1862 View of Baltimore From the North

This is a print from 1862 showing the view of Baltimore from the north. Source: Library of Congress
Baltimore Harbor in 1912

Incredible Panorama of Baltimore Harbor in 1912

I just love these old photos. This one is amazing. It shows Baltimore Harbor in 1912. Source: Library of Congress
Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1917. "Union Station showing Charles Street and Jones Falls." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

1917 Photo of Union Station

Here’s a great photo we sug up showing Baltimore’s Union Station in 1917. Source: Shorpy
"Row houses, Baltimore, June 1940." Medium format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration.

Great 1940s Photo of Row Houses

Can we get a little help identifying this block? Anyone out there recognize this? Source: Shorpy
Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1905. "Unloading banana steamer." A teeming scene that calls to mind the paintings of Brueghel, if Brueghel ever did bananas. Note the damage from the Great Fire of 1904.

Baltimore Banana Steamer in 1905

Here’s an odd photo from 1905 showing a ship pulling into Baltimore harbor with a load of bananas. Source: Shorpy
July 1938. "Man who lives in row house. Baltimore, Maryland." Walkies, anyone? Photo by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration.

Fat Guy and Little Dog

What an amazing photo. Too many bowls of spaghetti for this dude. Sweet pipe though. Source: Shorpy