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Date: 1939 ca.

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

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 

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

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.


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: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1913-06 

Description: A man and two women working in the canvas department at International Harvester's Deering Works (factory). The canvas was likely used for grain binders, ha...

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...

Date: 1930 

Description: A line of female factory workers seated at a long table piled with metal parts at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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."

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...

Date: 1918 

Description: Factory workers tend to machines on wheeled carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The carts run along a track embedded in the floor.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A International Harvester employee stands near a factory door. The factory was most likely located in Chicago.

Date: 1974-03 

Description: A group of male and female workers are posed around a sign and a crankcase sitting on the factory floor. The sign reads "Melrose Park Plant / March, 1974 /...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at large machines in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The office staff of International Harvester's Weber Works poses beneath an American flag in front of the exterior office door. Weber Works produced wagons.

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