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Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman and two men work with wooden crates at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory).

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Man working on a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Works. Two other workers and a fire escape sign are in the background.

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...

Date: 1900 

Description: View down an aisle of male factory workers seated at machines in the McCormick Reaper Works. The machines are belt-driven from the ceiling.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at large machines in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers feeding sisal or manila fiber into machines, most likely at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers in the Paint Department of McCormick Works charge vehicles and pigment into large ball units.

Date: 1910-02-19 

Description: Three-lane bowling alley inside International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester Company in 1880...

Date: 1930 

Description: Male and female factory workers sitting at tables at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble International 8-16 tractors on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers removing mower wheels from casts inside Foundry no. 1 at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine comp...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

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: 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...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A International Harvester employee stands near a factory door. The factory was most likely located in Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the McCormick Reaper and Mower Works of 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue B...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal? into a mold or wheel hub at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

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