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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: 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: 1880 

Description: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.

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: 1886-05-03 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

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