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Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Workers loading Farmall F-12 tractors onto railroad cars using an overhead crane outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory yard is cover...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers with machines and parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sisal (hennequen) fiber streaming from machines at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Workers using a jib crane to lower engines into an International 8-16 tractor chassis on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman at International Harvester's Tractor Works looks through a filing cabinet or a card catalog. Other people are working in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men work with hot metal in what appears to be a forge at the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1918-05-08 

Description: Machinery at International Harvester's McCormick Works. Parts are layed out in front of the machine, and "Good Night" is written on the side in chalk.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand with piles of sisal fiber used in the production of binder twine. The fiber is fed into spreading machines on the right.


Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1959 

Description: Workers steady a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) as it is moved by a ceiling-mounted conveyor at an International Harvester factory, possibly Tractor Works.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory storage room, probably at the McCormick Works, filled with farm implement components.

Date: 1900 

Description: Three men open bales of sisal fiber at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Man, possibly an employee of International Harvester's Deering Works, standing outside a factory building.

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

Date: 1935 

Description: Workers grind pistons at International Harvester's Tractor Works.


Storing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910-07-28 

Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Female employee balling twine with a large twine baller at International Harvester's McCormick Twine Mill. The McCormick Works was in operation from 1873-1...

Date: 1902-05-02 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the menu and program for a dinner honoring newspaperman Opie Read. There is a tipped-in drawing of Read on the cover, dr...

Date: 1959 

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...

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