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Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The Tractor Works plant was in operation from 1910-1972, and manufactured tractors and construction eq...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...
Date: date unknown
Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...
Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) shellacs a sprocket wheel pattern.
Description: Workers loading wooden crates containing components for wagons or possibly "machine gun carts" onto railroad cars at International Harvester's McCormick Wo...
Description: An Island Waterways Corporation boat docks by the North Pier River Barge Terminal near the McCormick Works (factory).
Description: Worker drilling the main frame of a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was located at 2600 West 1st Blvd...
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: International Model SF-46 2 ton motor truck equipped with 500 gallon oil tank and power take-off pump. The truck was owned by the Polar Wave heating oil co...
Description: Workers inspecting rows of IHC engines at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902, and...
Description: A McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher modified for display at the McCormick Works factory showroom.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...
Description: Elevated view of a man walking down a dirt aisle between rows of International Harvester crawler tractors (TracTracTors) in a factory - most likely Tractor...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Chicago River near International Harvester's McCormick Works (factory). A sailboat, water tower, railroad cars and many industrial buildings line the shore...
Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Branch service managers watch welding at Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service managers watching welding of wheels. Taken b...
Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.
Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Factory workers in the weighing and sacking room at the McCormick Twine Mill. A scale is standing in the background at right. White sheets are hanging in t...
Description: A man at McCormick Works Twine Mill stands in between various rows of machinery to inspect a ball of twine.
Description: A male and a female factory worker operate machines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.
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