Date: 1939 

Description: A man unloads bags of laundry from the back of an International D-2 panel truck owned by Baxter Laundry. The truck is parked near a hangar and inside is an...

Date: 1949 

Description: An electrical apprentice repairs an electric motor at McCormick Works.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.


Plano Works

Date: 1907-09-06 

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

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: 1947 

Description: Workers setting type inside the Harvester Press typesetting room.


Combing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sisal combing machines inside an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago.

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: 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: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1949-03-10 

Description: Factory worker testing a Farmall Cub engine at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1918-07-09 

Description: A group of factory workers lift and move a large wooden crate at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1918-11-26 

Description: Factory worker stands at what appears to be a large press at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The machine is labeled, "Williams, White & Co., Mol...

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Several men load boxes and pallets from International Harvester's Tractor Works onto a train.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The general press room is where sheet metal is made into housing for transformers, and fibre and bakelite insulators are formed at Thordarson Electical Man...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two factory workers standing on a freight elevator, silhouetted by light from an open window behind them. The men probably worked at International Harveste...

Date: 1947 

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

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...


Description: Young man - possibly a teenager - sanding a section of a wooden wagon wheel with a belt sander at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

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