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Deering Works

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fullerton Avenue side of the Deering Works (factory) building. Two cars are parked just inside the factory gate. Before 1902, the buil...

Photograph

McCormick Works

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: International Harvester's McCormick Works on the river with railroad tracks and a cargo dock. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Com...

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Mogul tractors loaded onto railroad cars outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. A variety of parts, engines, implements, and tra...

Photograph

Dealership Showroom

Date: 1946 

Description: An International truck axle and engine sit on display in what appears to be a dealership showroom. A truck body is in the background. This may be part of I...

Date: 1931 

Description: Describes the amenities aboard the "North American" and "South American".

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Photograph

Chicago Skyline

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the city skyline from a street corner. Automobiles drive past pedestrians on the sidewalk.

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "This modern sculpture is in Chicago." The photograph features an untitled sculpture by Pablo Picasso, completed in 1967 and located in Daley Plaza.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A locomotive for the Northern Railway is backed up near the closed doors of a brick building which sits on the railroad tracks, probably on the grounds of...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A balloon sits in a field at the National Air Show, held at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport. Two people stand near an automobile on the left, and on the right nea...

Photograph

McCormick Mansion

Date: 1961-08-14 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the "McCormick Mansion" located at 716 North Rush Street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Drawing on front cover of German McCormick catalog depicting a farmer on a horse-drawn binder in a field next to rolling hills with trees.

Date: 1931 

Description: Cover of the Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Company schedule in the Great Lakes Country, depicts a man and a woman watching a ship; either the "N...

Photograph

Lady Elgin at dock

Date:  date unknown

Description: A sketch of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1926-03-19 

Description: Worker transporting a McCormick-Deering No. 8 power-drive harvester-thresher (combine) with a McCormick-Deering tractor. The harvester-thresher is equipped...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: International RD-190 (?) truck with an armored body, operated by the Brinks Express Company on Lake Shore Drive. Automobiles are in the background. In the...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed o...

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International truck on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1919 ca.

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

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