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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...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Mary E. Smith posing on a bench in Jackson Park. Several horse-drawn carriages are on the street behind her.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International ensilage cutters, featuring an illustration of farmers using an ensilage cutter to fill a silo. At the bo...
Description: A line of horses entering the McCormick Works (factory) gate as a line of trucks and a tractor exit. The tractor appears to be an industrial tractor with a...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Confetti falls as pedestrians and automobiles take to the street during a parade.
Description: Two women, one walking a pair of toy poodle dogs, on a sidewalk in front of the Churchill Hotel.
Description: Jesse Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin, in a Wright Model B following an emergency landing at Cicero Field in Chicago. Inspecting the faulty propeller that c...
Description: Left side view of an International Model KB-10 truck owned by Consumers Company and outfitted with a fuel oil tank. The text on the truck reads, "Better F...
Description: Men from the Girdler Corporation use an International KB-6 truck with a 21-foot wheelbase and a Tulsa winch to load equipment pieces into a train car.
Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....
Description: A man places a bag onto the bed of an International C-1 truck owned by the Chicago Rock Island Railroad. The truck is marked with the text "No.9" and "Wate...
Description: Memohead of the Live Poultry Transportation Company, with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, with a three-quarter view of a stock car for transporting live...
Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway sits on railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of the McCormick Works. The side of the locomotive reads: "Northern...
Description: International truck used by Keeshin "Insurance Bonded Carriers" parked at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.
Description: Exterior view of a Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton traveling electric monorail hoist located at James B. Clow & Sons. The cab is stamped "Capacity 6,000 Lbs....
Description: Factory workers on the loading platform in the Repair Parts Department at McCormick Works.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Man operating an International dump truck near the Standard Glass Company on La Salle Street, possibly in Chicago.
Description: International trucks and engines on display in a dealership or branch showroom.
Description: An elevated view of Michigan Boulevard looking North, in downtown. The photograph features the roofs of smaller buildings, numerous cars on the streets, a...
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