These 12 Photos Of Maryland From The Early 1900s Are Beyond Fascinating
Maryland has come a long way in only a century and the following 12 images are proof. From construction to inventions and more, the Old Line State is always changing. Check out these photos and be WOWed at how different it all looks today.
1. Baltimore's Lexington Market, circa 1903
2. A mobile library in Washington County. Image captured in 1905.
3. Coal be loaded into canal boats along the C & O Canal in Cumberland. Circa 1900 - 1920.
4. The Coaster Dips roller coaster at Glen Echo Park. Image taken between 1909 and 1932.
5. Inside Historic Savage Mill, which you now know as an outlet center. Photo taken in the 1900s.
6. Hagerstown Public Square, circa 1900
7. A steam engine chugging along through western Maryland. Photo captured in 1913.
8. A girl picking cotton in the fields near Baltimore, circa 1909.
9. Two years after the Baltimore fire of 1904. You can still see rubble piled in the street.
The Union Arch Bridge (also known as Cabin John Bridge) in Bethesda. This image dates back to 1901.
11. The National Road between Hancock and Hagerstown, 1920.
12. Construction of what was once the Indian Head Post Office, circa 1920.
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