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Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.


Description: Worker inserting spokes into a wagon wheel apparatus at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Entrance of an office building of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market Street. The street around the building is full of rubble and appea...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Elevated view of pedestrians and automobiles on Michigan Avenue from a window in the International Harvester building. Grant Park is across the street.

Date: 1936-12-16 

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...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Men load pieces of lumber from rolling carts onto piles in open-air sheds at Weber Works in Auburn Park.


Vilas Flying Boat

Date: 1913-07-01 

Description: The Curtiss flying boat in which Jack Vilas made the first flight across Lake Michigan. Vilas, a Chicago businessman, was greeted by a crowd of aerial enth...

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: 1942-06-14 

Description: Men and women ride on an International float in the United Nations Parade. The text on the float reads, "99.2% Harvester Employees Buy War Bonds."

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers making parts at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1937-08-24 

Description: Worker moves an airplane engine with an International I-30 industrial tractor and trailer inside the Municipal Airport hangar. The tractor was owned by Ame...

Date: 1911-06-21 

Description: Man sitting on an experimental lightweight tractor. The photograph was probably taken outside International Harvester's McCormick Works. Original caption i...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Man in driver's seat and a youth on the running board of a parked Internaitonal Model M truck used by H.J. Nehlsen Grocer. A sign on the side of the truck...

Date: 1935-06-18 

Description: Commonwealth Edison worker using a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor with a loader to scoop gravel off of a city street. The loader was manufacture...


Down the River

Date:  date unknown

Description: When the Teenie Weenies take a vacation, they get into all kinds of trouble. In this illustration, the Teenie Weenies are stranded far from home after thei...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two International Model G-61 trucks, with drivers, parked on a cobble-stone city street. The trucks were operated by the "American Painters' Roller Company...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two workers, one applying decals and the other adding pinstriping to wagon boxes at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory...

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