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Date: 1918-05-08 

Description: Machinery at International Harvester's McCormick Works. Parts are layed out in front of the machine, and "Good Night" is written on the side in chalk.

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1911-01-05 

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The Tractor Works plant was in operation from 1910-1972, and manufactured tractors and construction eq...

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Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1926-04-08 

Description: McCormick-Deering no. 7 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard. This model features a bagging platform located high on the machine and a single-whe...

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...

Date: 1947 

Description: A man works with metal parts as they are carried in baskets along a conveyor supsended from the ceiling at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1931 

Description: Room in the McCormick Works Club House with pool [billiard] tables. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

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Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

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Description: Factory worker drinking from a water fountain inside International Harvester's Deering Works.

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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1947 

Description: Male and female factory workers at West Pullman Works wrap items in paper and package them in boxes as they roll down a conveyor belt.

Date: 1915 

Description: Man operating a new International Titan 30-60 H.P. tractor outside an International Harvester factory.

Date: 1905 before

Description: A group of men sit at desks and listen to J. Newman from Deering Works give a lecture on electricity.

Date: 1930 

Description: Three women pose holding metal parts manufactured at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Worker forming steel components on a machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Compan...

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