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Circa 1903. "Baltimore from Federal Hill." A freight terminal (O'Donnell's Wharf) and the Patapsco flour mill. Detroit Publishing Co. glass negative.

A Closer Look at Baltimore Harbor in 1903

Explore Baltimore's history through photos with a closer look at Baltimore Harbor in 1903. See photographs of the freight terminal (O'Donnell's Wharf) and the Patapsco flour mill from Detroit Publishing Co. glass negative.

1920 view of Baltimore Harbor from the air

Capturing History from Above: The Magnificent Baltimore Harbor in 1920

This blog post explores an aerial photograph of Baltimore Harbor taken in 1920 by Captain Albert William Stevens of the US Army Air Corps. The post highlights the significance of the photograph in capturing the grandeur of the bustling port during that era and the skill of Captain Stevens as a balloonist and aerial photographer. The post also touches on...

Trash and Old Tires Litter the Shore at the Middle Branch of Baltimore Harbor, 01/1973.

Reflecting on the Past: 1973 Photograph Reveals the State of Baltimore Harbor

Journey back in time with a 1973 photograph of Baltimore Harbor, which highlights the environmental and economic challenges faced by the city during that era. The image showcases the littered shoreline of the middle branch of the harbor, with trash and discarded tires scattered around. The photograph, retrieved from the US National Archives, serves as a poignant reminder of the...

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