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Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...
Description: A man stands near an opera house sign, smoking a pipe and looking at his theater ticket. A poster advertises a show by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.
Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...
Description: A female factory worker bundles wooden spindles with a machine at the McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers in the machine shop experimental department at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Factory workesr stand in the "wheel room" at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."
Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"
Description: A man sits in an International truck outside of a large three-story house in Chicago. The truck bears the text "The Fair."
Description: Elevated view of a busy Haymarket Square crowded with horse-drawn wagons.
Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental McCormick-Deering 15-30 TracTracTor (crawler tractor).
Description: Poster with long list of parade ground maneuvers for silent drill at the Armory on the corner of State and Adams Streets. Arranged for the use of the Ellsw...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Workers, including some boys, threading bolts with heavy machinery in the Nut and Bolt Department at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by t...
Description: McCormick experimental pull-type harvester-thresher (combine) outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is one of two models that were...
Description: Elevated view of visitors examining a 915 hydrostatic combine (harvester-thresher) in the International Harvester exhibit at the Museum of Science and Indu...
Description: Factory workers use a belt-driven universal boring machine at the McCormick Reaper Works. Additional workers stand near a wall lined with windows in the ba...
Description: Workers making wooden boxes inside a wood shop at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick works was built in 1873 by Cyrus McCormick and b...
Description: Lynn Irwin of Madison, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Irwin, visits with Marbeth Miller of Marshfield at the Republican National Convention in Chicago....
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