Tag: Baltimore Harbor

Baltimore Harbor Viewed From Federal Hill in 1872

Incredible old photograph showing Baltimore Harbor from Federal Hill in 1872. You're going to find the details fascinating.
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
Baltimore from the sky in 1932

Baltimore Seen From the Sky in 1920

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

Photos of Baltimore Waterfront in the 1910s

Here's a great series of photos of the Baltimore waterfront from the early 20th century. Baltimore waterfront
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...

1905 Chart of Approaches to Baltimore Harbor

Here's an interesting old map from 1905 showing the shipping lanes and approaches to Baltimore Harbor. Source: Johns Hopkins Sheridan Library
Baltimore Harbor 1903

Photos of Baltimore Harbor in 1903

Check out these cool photos of Baltimore Harbor. This is the harbor as seen from Federal Hill. Source: Library of Congress
German U-Boat Deutschland (1916)

German U-Boat Deutschland Arrives in Baltimore (1916)

This is a pretty interesting piece of history. In July 1916, the German Merchant Marine U-Boat Deutschland arrived in Baltimore. Source: Kevin Mueller The submarine Deutschland...
Baltimore Harbor view. Gay Street dock from Federal Hill, Baltimore. Attributed to Henry H. Clark. Full plate daguerreotype. Shows ships Herald and Juniata, Merchant's Exchange building (demolished ca. 1901-1902), and Second Reformed Church.

Baltimore Harbor View in the 1840s

This is what Baltimore's harbor looked like in the 1840s. It's a pretty amazing view. Source: Maryland Historical Society
Trash and Old Tires Litter the Shore at the Middle Branch of Baltimore Harbor, 01/1973.

This is What Baltimore Harbor Looked Like in 1973

This is bleak. Times were tough in the 1970s. Here's a shot of what Baltimore Harbor looked like in 1973. Source: U.S. National Archives
oyster fleet in Baltimore Harbor

Can You Identify Where These Oyster Boats Are Docked?

Here's our first challenge to you guys, and hopefully you won't find it too difficult. That looks like city hall's dome in the background....
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. Baltimore Harbor...
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