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 136C Train Station
BK 136D Train Station
BK 137 Slabtown Farm
BK 137B Slabtown Farm
BK 138 Farm Scene
BK 138B Farm Scene
BK 139 Sunset
BK 140 Sunset
BK 141 Belvedere Inn
BK 141B Belvedere Inn
BK 142 Mountain View
BK 143 Farm Scene
BK 144 Panoramic View
BK 145 Farm House
BK 145B Farm House
BK 146 Scenery
BK 147 Class Photo
BK 148 Old House
BK 148B Old House
BK 149 Farm House
BK 150 House
BK 151 Apples Church
BK 151B Apples Church
BK 152 Tennis Courts
BK 152B Tennis Courts



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