[Baltimore Sun] Walter M. McCardell Baltimore Sun Photographer | PHOTOS

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Skipjacks cross in the Chesapeake Bay near the Bay Bridge in May 1976. Walter McCardell was the quintessential news photographer whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned 46 years. (Walter M. McCardell)
Baltimore Sun Photographer Walter M. McCardell.

January 8, 1976 – Chester Moore and one of his horses, San Sunset. Sun Staff (Walter M. McCardell)
November 20, 1975 – AT THE END OF HIS ROPE — The traffic sign “Walk,” but 13-year-old Thomas Haynes had another form of locomotion in mind when he hitched his swinging rope to a stop sign bracket at Lombard and Schroeder Streets. (Walter M. McCardell)
September 6, 1950 – Old Bay Line Boat “City of Richmond” rests in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.  (Walter M. McCardell)

May 31, 1983 – MEMORIAL DAY — Ethel Heartwell Pretlow arranges flowers on her husband’s grave in Baltimore National Cemetery on Frederick Road. Edgar Melvin Pretlow served in the Navy during World War II and died in 1964. (Walter M. McCardell)
September 5, 1963-THE EAGER BEAVERS Mrs. Naomi Fitzhugh, a school crossing guard, holds back students at Twenty-Seventh street and Maryland avenue who were en route to S. S. Philip and James School. (Walter M. McCardell)
February 25, 1976 – SHIP BADLY DAMAGED AFTER 10-HOUR BLAZE — Gary Underwood of Fire Truck Co. Four shows effects of fire on the Christina. (Walter M. McCardell)

 

September 5, 1974 – 5-ALARM ACTION — Ladders are raised to the top floors of the Earl Court Apartments to rescue residents, trapped by blaze early today on St. Paul Street. Photo by (Walter M. McCardell)
March 7, 1952-ACCIDENT–The 1952 collapse of spectator stands in Baltimore’s Fifth Armory Regiment.  (Walter M. McCardell)

 

April 19, 1971 – MASSIVE BATTLE – Knick center, Willis Reed tosses up a soft hook over the outstretched hand of Wes Unseld (Walter McCardell)

Brooks Robinson follows Frank Robinson on Brooksie’s home run on April 27, 1966  (Walter M. McCardell)
Baltimore Riots Baltimore 1968. North and Linden Streets  (Walter M. McCardell)

 

July 5, 1963 – Baltimore county policemen carry a demonstrator from Gwynn Oak park. Protestors numbered in the hundreds. (Walter M. McCardell)

Harry S Truman addressing the crowd at a train stop in Baltimore in June of 1948. (Walter M. McCardell is standing near train holding a Speed Graphic  flash camera)   (Robert F. Kniesche/Baltimore Sun)
February 17, 1953- Firefighters battle a blaze in Canton. (Walter M. McCardell)
Peggy Watson, Y-Brook diver, goes into one of her specialties during Evening Sun meet competition in which she finished behind Doris Russell. (Walter M. McCardell)

Dwight D Eisenhower Visits to Baltimore September 27 1952. (Walter M. McCardell)
December 17, 1973-  Yep, it’s Johnny Unitas watching Baltimore victory in the snow. The guy on the left used to play for them too. Remember Bobby Boyd? (Walter M. McCardell)
August 5, 1953 – Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro arrives home to a warm welcome. (Walter M. McCardell)

August 28, 1982 – Mayor William Donald Schaefer occupies the driver’s seat of an Army tank during a visit to Aberdeen Proving Ground. He retired from the Army Reserve in November as a full colonel and went to the base to get a special identification card and dispose of some retirement paper work. He is at the driving controls of the M-1, the Army’s newest tank, and took it for a spin of about a mile. A proving ground spokesman said the mayor also fired the M-1’s cannon and scored a hit on a target a mile and a half downrange. He also drove the Army’s M-60 tank. (Walter M. McCardell)
May 19, 1982 – Osceola Smith, center, 70, the baseball commissioner in Turners Station, is know as Mr. Smitty. (Walter M. McCardell)
March 3, 1960 – SNOW STORM — Fine snowflakes blur the quiet, sparsely populated downtown scene in a 9-inch snowstorm, the city  most severe snowfall of the year. (Walter M. McCardell)

April 5, 1977 – Mary Avara symbolically cuts a roll of film for photo in her son’s barber shop located at W. Pratt Street and S. Stricker Street. (Walter M. McCardell)
December 28, 1958-  Giants Championship (Walter McCardell)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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