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Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Workers using a jib crane to lower engines into an International 8-16 tractor chassis on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Dock workers preparing boxed farm machines for loading onto a ship at the McCormick Reaper Works dock. The boxes contain McCormick Daisy reapers, New 4 mow...

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: McCormick Reaper Works and rail yard as seen from across a canal. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company until 1902 when it beca...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble machines moving along a track on wooden carts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a spreading machine in an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago. Fiber, possibly sisal, is piled on the floor...

Photograph

1,000,000 Volt Coil

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers construct a 1,000,000 volt coil at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1937-05-17 

Description: International Harvester's McCormick Works at dusk. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in 1873 and became part of International Harvester in 1...

Date: 1929 

Description: Factory workers crate McCormick-Deering 10-20 tractors for shipment at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Annually, thousand...

Date: 1942-11-24 

Description: Female factory workers on a production line at International Harvester's West Pullman Works. The women inspect small metal parts used in war production.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A man stands beside a bookcase in a factory office, possibly in the bookkeeping or accounting department, at the McCormick Works. Several desks and cabinet...

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: 1944 

Description: A factory worker sits with his back to the camera as he works at a machine at West Pullman Works. Coils of wire lie on the floor.

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: 1947 

Description: A crew of men lay sewer pipe with a Hough payloader. Original caption states: "Hough Payloader laying sewer pipe sections weighing 200 lbs each. Equipmen...

Date: 1911-08 

Description: Two workers painting, varnishing or otherwise treating wood planks at International Harvester's Weber Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the We...

Date: 1948-11-29 

Description: Twenty-five members of the "Negro Farmers of America" tour a crawler tractor (TracTracTor) assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The fa...

Date: 1947 

Description: Men examine International power units and other machinery on display in the Industrial Power Exhibit for Allied Equipment Manufacturers. The exhibit took...

Date: 1930 

Description: A factory worker uses a Bradley's Cushioned Hammer at McCormick Works.

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