The traffic tower at Charles street and North avenue, with Patrolman Adolph Von der Linde at the dials, was put in service on the evening of March 9, 1922, with appropriate ceremonies. This was Baltimore‘s first traffic tower, copied from New York and Detroit. On each of four sides it had three large lights, red, yellow and green. It was, in short, the last word in safety.
[Street scene]200 block, [West?] Biddle Street, Baltimore, Marylandca. 1920Unidentified photographerSubject Vertical File (Balto. - Streets)Maryland Historical Society[SVF] Verso: Miss Gabrielle de Vauz Clements had occupied #243, before the [unreadable] Society took in. Mr. Thomas Corner, portrait painter, had his studio across the street. The Snowden family lived in one of the houses shown toward the left. The description for this photograph says 200 block west, Biddle Street, between Park Ave