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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: 1939 ca.

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

Date: 1936-07-08 

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

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...

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: 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: 1953 ca.

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


Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1929-04-20 

Description: Railroad tracks and waterway outside International Harvester's Deering Works. The Deering Works was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: A McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher modified for display at the McCormick Works factory showroom.

Date: 1959-04-30 

Description: Albert Johnson, Walter Kazlausks, John Barkauskas, and Ray Shelton stand outside International Harvester's McCormick Works while passing out handbills on t...

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of young men receive instruction in the apprentice classroom at McCormick Works.

Date: 1932-07 

Description: Man bending over to pick vegetables in the West Pullman Works' community garden. The garden was one of several factory gardens created under International...

Date: 1904 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Plano light running harvesting machinery, featuring an illustration of a young woman holding a bundle of wheat over he...

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