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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...
Description: Factory workers handle metal parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: Technicians stand and sit in the paint(?) laboratory at the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Tables are equipped with burners, beakers and other supplies.
Description: Factory worker wears a protective mask while welding metal at the McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers at West Pullman Works operate a multiple drill machine. The original caption reads, "A side view of women employes(sic) of the Chicago West...
Description: Female factory worker at West Pullman Works.
Description: A group of factory workers lift and move a large wooden crate at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers working parts, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works. After 1902, the factory became International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: A factory worker works on part of a mower or grain binder while other men work in the background at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A group of men and women load wooden crates onto a boxcar at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).
Description: Factory workers stack bales of twine in a warehouse at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: A man wearing protective gloves shovels metal pieces into a radiant tube clean hardening furnace at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Factory workers making wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. An American flag hangs in the background.
Description: Female factory workers surrounded by stacks of metal parts at West Pullman Works.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Several men load boxes and pallets from International Harvester's Tractor Works onto a train.
Description: Factory workers assemble mower or grain binder parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
Description: Two male factory workers look on as sisal fiber extends out of a finisher and piles in metal containers at the McCormick Twine Mill.
Description: Four women pack and close wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
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