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Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Rows of lockers with screen doors, probably at the McCormick Works. Some of the lockers contain hats, shoes, and coats. A long bench runs along wall of lo...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of men loading hundreds of new Farmall B, Farmall A and International crawler tractors (TracTracTors) onto railroad cars with a crane outside...

Date: 1943 

Description: A female factory worker operates a lathe at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Another woman is working in the background. The original caption reads...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Date: 1935-02-28 

Description: Railroad cars and tracks at the North Pier River Barge Terminal at or near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Long tables and chairs in a dining hall, probably at the McCormick Works. The tables are covered in table cloths and several cooks stand in the background....

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered outside International Harvester's Tractor Works for the raising of an American flag. The factory was located at 2600 West 31st Blvd., and wa...

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Elevated view of men working at machines in an International Harvester engineering shop. The original caption reads, "Scene from International Harvester Co...

Date: 1925-01-27 

Description: Male and female workers producing balls of twine and placing them in burlap bags. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers machining parts with belt-driven lathes, presses, and other machinery in a machine shop at McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McC...

Date: 1929 

Description: Two factory workers attach the rear wheels to an industrial tractor frame on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption...

Date: 1949 

Description: Four women butcher workers in white lab coats hand tie sausage links at the Oscar Mayer plant.

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: Panoramic view of tractors and other machines on display in the McCormick Works showroom.

Date: 1947 

Description: A male and a female factory worker operate machines in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker sits on a stool to work with metal parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1930 

Description: Female factory workers handling fabric strips at McCormick Works.


1,000,000 Volt Coil

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers construct a 1,000,000 volt coil at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker cuts spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Workers assembling wagon and farm truck wheels the wood shop and wheel room of International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned...

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