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 129 Woman
BK 129B Woman
BK 130 Steam Engine Outing
BK 130B Steam Engine Outing
BK 130C Steam Engine Outing
BK 130D Steam Engine Outing
BK 130E Steam Engine Outing
BK 131 Group In Costume
BK 132 Mill at Lantz
BK 132B Mill at Lantz
BK 132C Mill at Lantz
BK 133 Group of Women at Bridge
BK 133B Group of Women at Bridge
BK 133C Group of Women at Bridge
BK 133D Group of Women at Bridge
BK 134 Group of Boys With Rifles
BK 134B Group of Boys With Rifles
BK 134C Group of Boys With Rifles
BK 134D Group of Boys With Rifles
BK 135 Auburn
BK 135B Auburn
BK 135C Auburn
BK 135D Auburn
BK 136 Train Station
BK 136B Train Station



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