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Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.

Date: 1949 

Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.

Date: 1939 ca.

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

Date: 1944 

Description: C.R. Rogers, chief engineer of International Harvester Company's Gas Power Engineering Department, sits behind a desk. The original caption reads, "C.R. Ro...

Date: 1949-03 

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works performs a final inspection of mower guards.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works uses a forklift with a small crane to transport materials.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers adjusting a large printing press as two others examine freshly printed copies of Farmers Advance. The paper was a publication of the McCormi...

Date: 1900 

Description: Three men open bales of sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill.

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: 1949-03 

Description: An factory worker at McCormick Works uses a Rockwell Hardness Tester to check ledger plates.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their stations in International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

Date: 1943 

Description: A M-5 high-speed prime mover carries men through a field. The original caption reads, "The M-5 high-speed prime mover, designed and engineered by Internati...

Date: 1913 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for the Kentucky line of International Harvester corn planters and drills. Cover features an illustration of a farmer...


Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers use hammers and other tools to construct binder attachments(?) while standing at workstations inside a room at the McCormick Works. Piles o...


Medical Tent

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Medical tent with what appears to be a patient in a bed, and doctor standing near a medical cabinet. The photograph is part of an album devoted to Internat...

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: African-American farmers inspect an International crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The group was on a tour of the...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Factory workesr stand in the "wheel room" at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

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