McCormick Works Employees Threading Bolts | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society


McCormick Works Employees Threading Bolts


Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it became the McCormick Works of the International Harvester Company. The factory was located at Blue Island and Western Avenues in the Chicago subdivision called "Canalport." It was closed in 1961.


Image ID: 9749

Creation Date: 1900 ca.

Creator Name: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company

City: Chicago


State: Illinois

Collection Name: McCormick - International Harvester

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: McCormick Mss 7z, album 90, pg. 92

Original Dimensions: 14 x 11 inches


Agricultural machinery industry

Blue collar workers

Child labor


Clothing and dress




Indoor photography


Machine shops

Manufacturing industries



Work clothes

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