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Description: Workers waiting in line at a soup kitchen in International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902.
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...
Description: Men use a pulley to raise bales of sisal from the ground of a warehouse to the top of a pile of stacked bales. Others use dollies to wheel in additional ba...
Description: Gertrude Satina weighs a piece of steel in the chemical laboratory at the International Harvester Company. The original caption reads, "This photo shows th...
Description: Factory workers mixing paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was operated by the Deering Harvester Company until it became part of...
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...
Description: A factory worker in the dry forging area at the McCormick Works.
Description: Worker turning a wagon wheel spoke on a belt-driven industrial lathe at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Factory workers painting crawler tractors (TracTracTors) at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
Description: A wood pattern-maker apprentice at McCormick Works (factory) turns a pattern on the faceplate of a lathe.
Description: Branch service managers watching the forging of a crank shaft at Tractor Works (factory). Original caption reads (in part): "Taken by McQuinn".
Description: Worker assembling the spokes of a wooden wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wago...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...
Description: Factory workers at machines in the McCormick Works.
Description: Factory workers pack small metal parts into wooden crates using a conveyor belt and scale at West Pullman Works.
Description: Blooming mill at International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory). Original caption reads: "General view of a portion of the new Wisconsin Steel W...
Description: Two women inspect a drill press at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "Dust prevention and cleanliness is so important as a factor...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Factory workers pouring metal into molds at International Harvester's Plano Works. The factory was later known as "West Pullman Works."
Date: 1941-05-01 ca.
Description: Factory workers loading Farmall tractors onto rail cars outside International Harvester's Tractor Works. Original caption reads: "Machines for use in the p...
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...
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