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 74C Train
BK 74D Train
BK 74E Train
BK 74F Train
BK 75 Businessmen
BK 75B Businessmen
BK 76 Railroad Work Crew
BK 76B Railroad Work Crew
BK 76C Railroad Work Crew
BK 76D Railroad Work Crew
BK 77 Railroad Work Crew
BK 78 House
BK 79 Farm Scene
BK 80 Mountain View
BK 81 Camp Airy
BK 81B Camp Airy
BK 81C Camp Airy
BK 82 Panoramic View
BK 82B Panoramic View
BK 83 Mt St Marys
BK 83B Mt St Mary's
BK 83C Mt St Mary's
BK 84 Camp  Airy
BK 84 Camp Airy
BK 85 Mountain View




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