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Lady Elgin at dock

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 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: 1910-02-02 

Description: International Auto Buggy with removable top on a snow-covered street or lot.

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior view of the McCormick Works factory. The lettering on the building reads, "McCormick Works; International Harvester Company," "Motor Trucks, Tract...

Date: 1928-12-21 

Description: Elevated view of International Harvester's McCormick Works lit up on a December night. A very large lit Christmas tree is on the roof of the building. A si...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The exterior of the Harvester Press building on Adams Street. Original Caption reads: "Harvester Print Shop -- Adams Street, Chicago. Relocated to 4829 S....

Date: 1933-06-02 

Description: International trucks on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" World's Fair. Models include the International M-3 "Hou...


Description: Worker trimming assembled wagon wheel spokes with a belt-driven rotary saw at International Harvester's Accurate Engineering Works.

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Two workers, one applying decals and the other adding pinstriping to wagon boxes at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory...


Grand Boulevard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down grassy median planted with trees in the center of Grand Boulevard. Stone residences are on either side. A man, perhaps a police officer, stands i...

Date: 1918-05-17 

Description: Boxed 240 mm mortar cart ready for shipment to the U.S. military from International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1937 

Description: Man delivering bottled Coca-Cola soft drinks (soda) from an International C-300 truck with covered deck body. The delivery was to Parklane Food Mart, which...

Date: 1924 

Description: Presidential campaign photo of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. standing up in the back of a convertible automobile with an American flag behind him. Two signs i...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across canal of the McCormick Reaper Works factory, rail yard, and surrounding buildings. Men in the foreground stack piles of lumber. After 1902, th...


Tractor Works

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two men move boxes along a conveyor belt at International Harvester's Tractor Works, while others work in the background.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Co. of Chicago, Illinois' screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across foundry floor of factory workers in a large room with high ceilings, vent hoods and skylights at McCormick Works. Two men in the middle ground...

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: Elevated view of multiple International trucks used by the Decatur Cartage Company parked in a loading dock. Two men stand in the foreground and industrial...

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