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 54B Electric Control Panel
BK 55 Farm Scene
BK 55B Farm Scene
BK 56 Farm Scene
BK 57 Patriotic Group
BK 57B Patriotic Group
BK 58 Electric Controls
BK 58B Electric Controls
BK 59 Altamont Avenue Houses
BK 59B Altamont Avenue Houses
BK 60 Train Station
BK 60B Train Station
BK 60C Train Station
BK 60D Train Station
BK 61 School Children
BK 61B School Children
BK 61C School Children
BK 61D School Children
BK 62 Glass
BK 63 Cobbler Shop
BK 63B Cobbler Shop
BK 63C Cobbler Shop
BK 63D Cobbler Shop
BK 64 Family
BK 64B Family



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