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 199B Mt Moriah Foxville
BK 200 Western Maryland Train
BK 200 WMRR View
BK 201 Oklahoma City Travelers
BK 202 Watchmans House at High Bridge
BK 202 WMRR View
BK 202C Watchmans House at High Bridge
BK 203 Hunting Creek Gap
BK 204 Pine Trees and Snow
BK 205 Near High Bridge
BK 206 Hunting Creek Gap
BK 207 House
BK 208 House
BK 209 Sandy Hole
BK 210 Sandy Hole
BK 211 Betrothal Tree in WInter
BK 212 Winter Scene
BK 212C Winter Scene
BK 213 Winter Scene
BK 214 Willow Tree
BK 215 Mother and Daughter
BK 215C Mother and Daughter
BK 216 Hahn Twins
BK 216C Hahn Twins
BK 217 Shipley Lookout



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