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 166C Panoramic VIew of Thurmont
BK 166D Panoramic VIew of Thurmont
BK 167 Looking West Along WMRW
BK 167B Looking West Along WMRW
BK 168 Lady
BK 169 Rouzer Farm
BK 169B Rouzer Farm
BK 170 Charles Stocksdale Family
BK 170 Charles Stocksdale Family Key
BK 171 McAfee Falls
BK 172 Farm
BK 172B Farm
BK 173 Zentz Farmhouse
BK 173B Zentz Farmhouse
BK 174 Cattle Farm
BK 175 House and Family
BK 175B House and Family
BK 176 Zentz Farmhouse
BK 177 Rock Formation
BK 178 Halloween Party
BK 179 Scenery
BK 180 Franklinville Mill Dam
BK 180 Spillway
BK 181 Group with Automobile
BK 182 Catoctin Supply Store



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