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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works tap an 8-top Brackelsberg furnace. The original caption reads, "Control mechanism for rotating and tilting furnace, also...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers at McCormick Works charge an 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace. The original caption reads, "10 charging buckets holding 1,600 lbs. each are moved...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two children at the Harvester Farm exhibit in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. A tractor is in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A factory worker stands next to the battery of roller bearing tumble mills at McCormick Works.


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Factory workers test mowers at the at McCormick Works.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two young girls looking at a stuffed or mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Panoramic view of tractors and other machines on display in the McCormick Works showroom.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the McCormick Reaper and Mower Works of 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue B...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the showroom at International Harvester's General Office demonstrating the features of the Farmall Fast-Hitch. The exhibit features a Farmall Su...


David Mckee


Description: Quarter-length steel engraved portrait of David McKee, a Lieutenant colonel in the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtai...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: William Deering & Company factory as viewed from across Fullerton Avenue. The factory was built by William Deering in 1880. In 1902 it became International...

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory at night. A tower with an illuminated sign reading "McCormick" is in the background. A faint image of a group...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Display in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. The display consists of a McCormick Farmall tractor with a mannequin sitting o...

Date: 1912-09-03 

Description: An experimental reaper(?) in a factory year, most like at International Harvester's McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Mogul tractors loaded onto railroad cars outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. A variety of parts, engines, implements, and tra...

Date: 1924-04-29 

Description: Armored International Model S truck parked on a city street in Chicago.

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