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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Men and boys working with steel rods and belt-driven machinery to make bolts inside an annex to the blacksmith shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The fact...
Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Tractor Works. The Tractor Works plant was in operation from 1910-1972, and manufactured tractors and construction eq...
Date: 1942-05-25 ca.
Description: Factory workers lift a gun at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "The workmen shown in this picture are li...
Description: Elevated view of men working in the metal finishing room of the McCormick Reaper Works factory. Metal parts are stacked on the floor and the room is suppor...
Description: Factory workers assemble milk coolers at the West Pullman Works.
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...
Description: Water basins in an employee shower room at the McCormick Works (factory). A row of wall-mounted shower heads are in the background.
Description: View across foundry floor of factory workers in a large room with high ceilings, vent hoods and skylights at McCormick Works. Two men in the middle ground...
Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.
Description: Sign for International Harvester's Melrose Park Works (factory). The sign includes the IH logo and advertises diesel engines and crawler tractors (TracTrac...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Stationary engines of various sizes stored in neat rows at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Wooden skids are leaning against many of the engines. I...
Date: 1980 ca.
Description: An International Harvester employee examines a component on the assembly line at West Pullman Works.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: A woman and man sit side by side to look over paperwork in an office at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: Twine Mill under construction at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company before 1902. In 1902 it beca...
Description: Female factory worker operates a surface grinder at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "This woman employe...
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: 1942 ca.
Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's West Pullman Works inspecting 37-millimeter shells.
Description: Factory worker(?) sanding a reaper platform at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The man is wearing a bowler hat.
Description: An employee(?) of McCormick Works (factory) stands near a building to have his portrait taken.
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...
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