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Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring metal into molds at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Book or Pamphlet

IHC Farm Engines Catalog

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC farm engines. Features a color illustration of a Titan tank-cooled skidded oil engine floating above a farmstead wi...

Date: 1936-07-08 

Description: A McCormick-Deering all-steel thresher modified for display at the McCormick Works factory showroom.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble grain binder parts at the McCormick Reaper Works. Metal machinery pieces are stacked at right and men work at tables to the left n...

Date: 1942-05-02 ca.

Description: Factory workers rebuilding production machinery at International Harvester's "Special Machine Tool Shop." Original caption reads: "All old machine tools co...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Equipment pieces are stacked on either side of an aisle in the packing room at McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Factory inspectors at International Harvester's 20 mm gun plant. A woman also stands in the background using a piece of equipment. Original caption reads:...


Chemical Laboratory

Date: 1944 

Description: Gertrude Satina weighs a piece of steel in the chemical laboratory at the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "This photo shows th...


1,000,000 Volt Coil

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Office staff and factory foremen at the McCormick Reaper Works. The men in the top row from left to right are: Wm. Schaefer, Palmer, Herman Veller (machin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers loading and unloading wood at the wood stock yard of the McCormick Reaper Works. Men are working on both sides of the Chicago River. Rail cars and...

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: 1914-11-09 

Description: Four men inside the clock and ticker room at International Harvester's McCormick Works. A Chicago White Sox pennant is hanging between two of the clocks. T...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers sanding wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1905-07-13 

Description: Workers milling around the factory gates at the Fullerton Avenue side of International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was originally built by Willi...

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers assembling machines at the McCormick Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view of factory workers testing(?) the binding mechanisms for grain binders at the McCormick Reaper Works. Loose hay and hay bundles are...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...

Date: 1936-07-08 

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

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