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The Phoenix Shot Tower, Baltimore, MD. I remember we'd have field trips here all the time in elementary and middle school, and watch informational videos on how lead bullets were formed back in the day.

Baltimore backyards before sewage. Outhouses were in the far end of the yard. My grandmother's house , where she grew up on Woodyear St., had one. When the sewers came they put a toilet & bathtub in the back bedroom.


Jacob Epstein came from Lithuania to the United States in 1879 and opened his first store in Baltimore in 1881. Epstein's started as a store that sold wholesale goods to merchants in the southern U.S. It grew into a multimillion-dollar business known as the Baltimore Bargain House and later became the American Wholesale Corporation.

The Hanover Street Bridge, now known as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge, was the largest reinforced-concrete bridge in the state. Its thirty-eight spans reach 2,290 feet across the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River in Baltimore’s Outer Harbor. | Designed by the former John E. Greiner | The four concrete towers, positioned at the corners of the steel draw span, give the bridge a classical symmetry.

White Coffee Pot 301 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland Not dated (ca. 1956 - The Greatest Year Ever) Cronhardt & Sons 8x10 inch gelatin silver print Triangle Sign Company Collection