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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Male workers stand at stations positioned along a wall of windows inside the McCormick Reaper Works. A belt-driven power system is suspended from the ceili...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A factory worker at International Harvester's Tractor Works uses a forklift with a small crane to transport materials.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at stations apparently designed to test knotters for grain binders, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1926-10 

Description: Exterior view of stained glass panels and stone reliefs which decorate the doors at the entrance of the McCormick Works factory.

Date: 1929 

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Four women pack and close wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway sits on railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of the McCormick Works. The side of the locomotive reads: "Northern...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

Date: 1918-04-17 

Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...

Date: 1911-05-20 

Description: Two workers in the "drop hammer malleable foundry" at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company befor...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of men loading hundreds of new Farmall B, Farmall A and International crawler tractors (TracTracTors) onto railroad cars with a crane outside...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Armour Company's Chicago factory, showing the employment office doors. The caption indicates that the police were present because the Packinghouse Work...

Date: 1943 

Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...

Date: 1942 

Description: Female factory workers sit at machines at West Pullman Works, while another stands in the background.

Date: 1914-09-26 ca.

Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: A group of men working at tables in the Drafting Department at International Harvester's Tractor Works. An American flag hangs from the high ceiling in the...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three draftsmen working at their desks at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harv...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Workers assembling mowers along an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and...

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Twine mill with shipping platform at the McCormick Reaper Works, just after construction. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

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