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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers use machinery surrounded by bins of metal parts at McCormick Works.

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 /...

Photograph

Combing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sisal combing machines inside an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the McCormick Reaper and Mower Works of 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue B...

Photograph

Machine Assembly

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A large pile of wooden boards is in the background.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers using a pulley to load castings onto a table at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory produced tractors (including Farmall A...

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of multiple rows of crawler tractors lined up inside a factory - most likely Tractor Works. A group of men are working in the far background....

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dock workers preparing boxed farm machines for loading onto a ship at the McCormick Reaper Works dock. The boxes contain McCormick Daisy reapers, New 4 mow...

Date: 1959 

Description: Two men work on a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at an International Harvester factory - most likely Tractor Works.

Date: 1929 

Description: Worker welding a steel tractor wheel in a shower of sparks at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1937-12-08 

Description: "New" blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "View of 32" blooming mill, with manipulator in f...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: An International Harvester employee examines a component on the assembly line at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard behind the foundry at the McCormick Reaper Works. Several men and a horse are working among piles of parts and debris. The factory wa...

Date: 1918-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of smokestacks on International Harvester's McCormick Works factory buildings. The sky is hazy and appears to be filled with smog or pollutio...

Date: 1943-01-13 

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: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two factory workers load boxes into crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1907-07-19 

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger monorail hoist with a 3-ton grab bucket in the engine room of the Wisconsin Steel Co., which was a subsidiary of the International...

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