Monthly Archives: March 2013

Happy Easter (1970s)

Posted in Easter, Essex / Middle River, Holidays, Jackie Nickel | Leave a comment

All Aboard For Back River!

“Be a roughneck for once and ride down to Back River,” he suggested. “There’ll be rough stuff there if you want it, but you’ll he safe enough if you’re good.” (The Baltimore Sun, 7/23/1911) Click for large image ”HEY, wait … Continue reading

Posted in Essex / Middle River | 1 Comment

Underground Moonshine Industry Thrived in Middle River During Prohibition

Illegal stills made eastern Baltimore County a destination during roaring twenties by Keith Roberts (Essex-MiddleRiverPatch, 12/13/2010) The 18th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibited the manufacture, sale, or transportation of “intoxicating liquor” (as defined by the enabling … Continue reading

Posted in Essex / Middle River | Leave a comment