Day 1 of Royal Ascot races commences at Ascot Racecourse on June 14, 2016 in Ascot, England.
The Baltimore Sun
One might have to be completely lost or a true fan to know about the Arcadia Carnival Grounds, six miles north of Reisterstown in Upperco. Nestled among century-old hardwood trees, the northwest Baltimore County community is normally a peaceful place, until drivers fire up their modified junkers to compete in Demo Derby Day, a series of races organized to raise funds for a local fire company.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem contains two of the holiest sites in Christianity: the spot where the cross was raised, and what’s believed to be the tomb of Jesus. Now, for the first time in 200 years, the site will undergo much-needed renovations.
Sun research librarian Paul McCardell writes about photographer and foreign war correspondent Holbrook Bradley, who was embedded with the 29th Infantry Division during World War II. Bradley followed the 29th Division from its training days and across Europe until Germany’s surrender. Here’s a look at some of Bradley’s photographs from 1943-1945.
For the past two years, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad has been restoring a Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad 2-6-6-2 steam locomotive. When completed, the No. 1309 will be the largest and most powerful steam locomotive still in regular operation in the United States.