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Date: 1935-11 

Description: Branch service managers inspect TracTracTor (crawler tractor) assembly at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads: "Tractor Works, Branch service m...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.

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...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker operating machinery at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand amid machinery in the forge shop at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rows of belt-driven machines inside the "automatic screw machine shop" at International Harvester's McCormick Works(?). According the original caption, "al...

Date: 1907-01-05 

Description: A photograph of an "Age and School Certificate" for "Peter Stacloroski(?)". The the certificate is filled in by hand and gives the boy's address as "399 N....

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Date: 1939-04-26 

Description: Female factory workers at the McCormick Twine Mill use the twine balling machines and package completed balls of twine from off a conveyor.

Date: 1961-01-31 

Description: An International model ACOF-190 8x6 Sightliner truck outfitted with a mixer body is one of 14 units to be displayed by the International Harvester Company...

Photograph

Combing Fibre

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men in a factory comb fiber (fibre), the first process preparatory to spinning. International Harvester used sisal fiber to make binder twine. The men may...

Date: 1934 

Description: Storage room at the McCormick Works (factory) housing racks full of hanging gears and machinery parts.

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory at night. A tower with an illuminated sign reading "McCormick" is in the background. A faint image of a group...

Date: 1926-11-04 

Description: Two men wearing hats and overcoats walk along the sidewalk adjacent to a large building, possibly the McCormick Works factory. Signs on the electrical pole...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers use a balling machine at the McCormick Twine Mill to wind twine onto wooden spools.

Date: 1926-03-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering tractor and a No. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) parked in front of a factory building.

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Factory workers mixing paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was operated by the Deering Harvester Company until it became part of...

Date: 1947 

Description: A crew of men lay sewer pipe with a Hough payloader. Original caption states: "Hough Payloader laying sewer pipe sections weighing 200 lbs each. Equipmen...

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