The images in this album are scanned from glass negatives attributed to C. R. R. Beck. There is a full version of each image showing the entire glass plate. Following many of the images are enlarged sections of the original as well as a few images showing notes in Charlies own handwriting describing the images. Charlie Beck operated a photo and postcard shop on East Main Street. Beck's images amount to the best collection of early images we have of Thurmont. Many of the Beck images appear as postcards published by Beck, Rogers or Cassell and can be found scattered through out this collection.  C. R R. Beck seems to be a mystery since no one can identify where he came from or where he went after leaving Thurmont. Please note that the order in which these images are named and displayed is not an indication of the order in which they were taken. My sincere thanks to the Thurmont Historical Society for allowing me the opportunity to scan the original glass plates and to display them here.
BK 122B Harvesting Wheat
BK 122C Harvesting Wheat
BK 122D Harvesting Wheat
BK 122E Harvesting Wheat
BK 122F Harvesting Wheat
BK 123 Woman
BK 123B Woman
BK 124 Fraley's Store
BK 124B Fraley's Store
BK 124C Fraley's Store
BK 124D Fraley's Store
BK 124E Fraley's Store
BK 125 Weller's Church
BK 125B Weller's Church
BK 126 Thurmont Bank
BK 126B Thurmont Bank
BK 126C Thurmont Bank
BK 127 Linemans Car
BK 127B Linemans Car
BK 127C Linemans Car
BK 127D Linemans Car
BK 127E Linemans Car
BK 127F Linemans Car
BK 127G Linemans Car
BK 128 St Johns Lutheran Church



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