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 37B Stream and Bridge
BK 38 Stream and Bridge
BK 38B Stream and Bridge
BK 39 Rouzer House
BK 39B Rouzer House
BK 40 Glass
BK 41 Young Boy
BK 41C Young Boy
BK 42 Waterfall
BK 43 Church
BK 43B Church
BK 44 Farm House
BK 45 House
BK 47 Family
BK 47B Family
BK 48 House
BK 49 Crows Nest
BK 49 Glass
BK 49B Crows Nest
BK 50 Glass
BK 51 Rock Formation
BK 52 Farm Scene
BK 53 Horse Riders
BK 53B Horse Riders
BK 54 Electric Control Panel



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