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Down in the Mine

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Miners in the bowels of a lead mine.

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Description: Kilbourn, Superior Street bridge in Happy Hollow. Two men standing on bridge. Buildings and stacked lumber in background.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Completed two-story wood frame main office building at the site of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

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Sawing Logs

Date: 1923-01-06 

Description: Men use a saw powered by an International Harvester stationary engine. The men are handling logs while two children look on.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: An interior view of the construction of the Johnson Wax Building.

Date: 1916-07-10 

Description: Man rides atop stack of lumber chained to a horse-drawn Columbus wagon on dirt road. An automobile is ahead on the right.

Date: 1911-04-14 

Description: Newly poured concrete abutment on the east shore of the Wisconsin River. Iron reinforcing rods protrude from the concrete. Workmen and the steam-driven c...

Date: 1900 

Description: "Knotter men" work at tables in the McCormick Twine Mill. Windows line one wall of the brick room and a system of belt-driven machinery is arranged along t...

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Tire Assembly Line

Date: 1928 

Description: Cutting machine at the Ajax Rubber Company of Racine. In the foreground the cutting machine automatically cuts frictioned fabric on the bias, then women w...

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works Club House. The Club House was designed for recreational use by factory employees.

Date: 1905 before

Description: A group of men sit at desks and listen to J. Newman from Deering Works give a lecture on electricity.

Date: 1959 

Description: International trucks parked near a bridge construction site.

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Loyd Cheese Factory

Date: 1921 

Description: Exterior of the two-story Loyd Cheese Factory. A barn on the left of the factory features an advertisement for Star Tobacco.

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Description: Letterhead of the Miracle Pressed Stone Company, with a three-quarter view of a cement building block, nestled in the curve of the decorative capital "M" o...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Johnson Wax Building during construction. The curved wall near the entrance is on the right. A construction shack is at the left. A sign po...

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Sample Pine Log

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Cut sample pine log mounted as an exhibit in Irvine Park.

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Woodburning Stove

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A wooden storage box for firewood behind a woodburning stove in a farmhouse kitchen. A sink with a hand-powered water pump is on the right.

Date: 1948 

Description: A man loads packaged twine onto a conveyor belt, possibly at the McCormick Twine Mill. Original caption reads: "After IH baler and binder twine is packaged...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A woman stands in the doorway of the first in a line of houses at an International Harvester logging camp or sawmill.

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