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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:  date unknown

Description: Wicker chairs, pillows, table, magazines, a Victrola, and a medicine cabinet in the infirmary at International Harvester' Deering Works twine mill. The fac...

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: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman sits behind a desk in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1930 

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

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Metal wheels hanging from the ceiling at International Harvester's Plano Works. The wheels appear to ready for dipping in a liquid bath. The factory was la...

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: 1934-12-13 

Description: Workers loading Farmall F-12 tractors onto railroad cars using an overhead crane outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory yard is cover...

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: 1917-12-28 

Description: Engineering photograph of a limited production motor cultivator. Original caption reads: "The cultivator used in connection with this development was subst...


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...

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