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Wikipedia Description: Baltimore Civil War Museum
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The Baltimore Civil War Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, is a unique building with a curved roof supported by an arched truss was originally the President Street Station built in 1849-50 by the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Company. This site and the rail line were key elements of the "underground railroad" by which many slaves escaped to the north before the Civil War.
The first bloodshed occurred nearby in 1861 as Massachusetts troops marching to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Camden Station ten blocks west were attacked by an angry mob. When Union Station opened in 1885, the President Street Station and yards became a freight terminal and were very active during the days when the Inner Harbor was a heavy industrial area. With the great change that followed World War II, the station was neglected and deteriorated badly. Restored with city and federal funds, the building reopened in 1997 as the Baltimore Civil War Museum, telling the story of Baltimore's and the railroads' roles in the war and Baltimore's place in the "underground railroad".
As of late 2007, the Baltimore Civil War Museum is shut down, and its future remains in doubt.
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2004 photos: Equipment this year: I bought two Fujifilm S7000 digital cameras. While they produced excellent images, I found all of the retractable-lens Fuji models had a disturbing tendency to get dust inside the lens. Dark blurs would show up on the images and the camera had to be sent back to the shop in order to get it fixed. I returned one of the cameras when the blurs showed up in the first month. I found myself buying extended warranties on cameras.
Trips this year: (1) Margot and I went off to Scotland for a few days, my first time overseas. (2) I went to Hawaii on business (such a deal!) and extended it, spending a week in Hawaii and another in California. (3) I went to Tennessee to man a booth and extended it to go to my third Fan Fair country music festival.
Number of photos taken this year: 110,000.
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