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Date: 1925-11-20 

Description: Two factory workers use long-handled tongs to handle a long piece of heated metal at the McCormick Works factory.

Photograph

Plano Works Factory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Buildings, a watertower, and smokestacks at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."

Date: 1941-11-11 

Description: Factory workers forge a tractor crankshaft with an Erie press at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Crankshaft as it appears...

Date: 1949-03-10 

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

Date: 1943-09-08 

Description: A female operator at an International Harvester Company factory welds the end plates of a M-5 high-speed tractor. The tractor was built for the Army to pul...

Date: 1941-04-24 ca.

Description: Factory workers pull equipment with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor), most likely at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original captio...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of what appears to be the McCormick Reaper Works with the west fork of the south branch of the Chicago River in the foreground. Smokestacks, railroad...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man removes a package from the back of an International D-15 truck owned by Atlas Linen Supply Company. The vehicle is parked along the curb in front of...

Date: 1956-09-09 

Description: Striking members of Amalgamated Meatcutters Local 28 picketing at the Swift and Company plant in Chicago.

Date: 1942-06-02 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "Walter R. Hallberg, superintendent of Harvester's special machine tool shop, inspects a rebuilt milling machine placed in operatin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers operating belt-driven machinery in a machine shop at the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine company...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Baseball game at Tractor Works, an International Harvester factory.

Date: 1918-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of smokestacks on International Harvester's McCormick Works factory buildings. The sky is hazy and appears to be filled with smog or pollutio...

Date: 1947 

Description: A factory worker handles metal parts at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Woman working on a midget mill that cuts spiral grooves and moves at a rate of about 3500 r.p.m. The woman operating this machine was a former drill press...

Date: 1934-12-13 

Description: Workers loading Farmall F-12 tractors onto railroad cars using an overhead crane outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory yard is cover...

Date: 1900 

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

Date: 1906-10 

Description: A businessman in a three-piece suit and hat sits behind a large desk with a paper in his hand, while a secretary in a long, high-collared dress writes on a...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1971-07 

Description: Color photograph of a worker operating an International TD-20C crawler tractor (TracTracTor) at a bridge construction site. Other construction workers are...

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