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Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A worker lifting a stationary gas engine frame with an overhead crane at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Desk used by Milwaukee Alder Vel Phillips, made by the Northwestern Furniture Company for Milwaukee City Hall, 1895. (Museum object #2007.16.1)

Date: 1974-01-11 

Description: Non-reversing marine reduction gear that was later purchased and used by Zapata for an offshore oil drilling service boat. Falk caption reads, "Nameplate r...

Date: 1914-11-18 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Wilber William Warner, Madison miner and merchant.

Date: 1971-08-24 

Description: Special speed increaser that was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption reads, "Low level dam site/gene...

Photograph

Component of a Kiln

Date: 1974-02-19 

Description: Kiln component that was purchased by F.L. Smidth and used by Dundee Cement Company of Clarksville Missouri. Falk caption reads, "1029-A46 copied by Bracket...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the factory surrounded by fields, roads, and several houses, as well as the railroad tracks that go around the building.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Employees working on stationary engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Goverment inspector checks artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory). Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufactur...

Photograph

Rod Mill

Date: 1968-10-28 

Description: Large commercial gear that was purchased by ACC-Vickers-Babcock Limited and exported to India. Original Falk caption reads, "215 inch OD x 29 inch face rin...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View of the Fourth Ward Park. Several men sit on a bench, while numerous houses and a factory are visible in the background.

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Description: A group of men gather at a fence to observe construction.

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of a freshly built two-story house located at 293 East Orchard Court. The house has a covered patio. There is no driveway in place yet, and a fres...

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Man measuring Drive Gear that was later purchased by Foster Wheeler Corporation and used by Pennsylvania Power & Light Company of Sunbury Station, Shamokin...

Photograph

Inlet Head

Date: 1977-02-04 

Description: A Falk employee, John Bartaczewicz, inspects a large inlet head. This particular unit was purchased by F.L. Smidth and Company. Original Falk caption reads...

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking northwest from Division Street and East Water Street. Rooftop of building in foreground has laundry hanging from a line. In the back...

Photograph

Heat Treating Shop

Date: 1956-09-04 

Description: A view looking west of several workers in the Heat Treating Department of the Falk Corporation.

Historical Essay

Harley-Davidson Knucklehead

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

1941 Model FL motorcycle manufactured by the Harley-Davidson Motor Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1941. (Museum object #2003.19.1)

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers at their stations at Milwaukee Works.

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