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Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Workers on an factory floor installing engines onto tractor frames (chassis) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: A factory worker operates a vertical broaching machine at International Harvester's 20 (Twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Vertical bro...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...

Photograph

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: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Photograph

Weber Works Shop

Date: 1910-01-10 

Description: Workers cutting wooden spindles with a rotating saw at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Comp...

Date: 1949 

Description: A machinist apprentice at Tractor Works (factory) makes a layout to prepare for machining.

Date: 1923-04-12 

Description: Workers lowering McCormick-Deering 10-20 HP tractors onto railroad cars for shipment using an overhead crane at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker painting wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1947 

Description: A male and a female factory worker operate machines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1918-05-06 

Description: Factory workers assembling artillery or "machine gun" carts for the United States military during World War I at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...

Date: 1949-03 

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

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Photograph

West Pullman Works

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers lead a long wooden or metal cylinder through a machine at International Harvester's West Pullman Works.

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.

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