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Photograph

Sheet Metal Shop

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Men work in the sheet metal shop of the farm machinery engineering department of the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "Part of...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: "Freshly painted" crawler tractors (TracTracTors) "emerge from 190 ft. gas-fired drying oven" at International Harvester's Tractor Works. A factory worker...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a construction site surrounded by buildings in what appears to be an industrial area. A sign on the building on the left side of reads, "W...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a bathroom at the McCormick factory. A row of sinks stand in the foreground, and several toilet stalls with overhead tanks are along the back wall....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: McCormick Reaper Works and wood shop stock yard as seen from across a canal. In the foreground is a rail yard with a small engine and rail cars. The factor...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Factory workers take samples from the 8-ton Brackelsberg Furnace at McCormick Works. The original caption reads, "Furnace has three tap spouts. Large insu...

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Workers assembling grain binders on an assembly line at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machin...

Date: 1930 

Description: Aerial view of the McCormick Works buildings.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory dining room with a very high ceiling, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works. Long tables, stained with use, are lined with chairs. A row of decora...

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: 1937-03-29 

Description: Factory workers assemble milk coolers at the West Pullman Works.

Date: 1959 

Description: Elevated view of a man walking down a dirt aisle between rows of International Harvester crawler tractors (TracTracTors) in a factory - most likely Tractor...

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: 1937-12-08 

Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works. Original caption reads: "Closeup of ingot entering rolls of 40" blooming mill with finish...

Photograph

Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers get transformers ready for distribution in the shipping department at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago...

Date: 1943-06-08 

Description: A female factory worker wearing safety glasses uses what appears to be a piece of sandpaper to polish a torpedo part at International Harvester's McCormick...

Date: 1926 

Description: A factory worker works on part of a mower or grain binder while other men work in the background at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

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