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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A factory worker uses a spreader machine to work with sisal fiber during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill. White sheets are hung...

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1948 

Description: Sign posted outdoors near a factory gate, which reads: "TRACTOR WORKS / WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS?"

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Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Factory workers stand at stations apparently designed to test knotters for grain binders, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Workers loading and unloading wood at the wood stock yard of the McCormick Reaper Works. Men are working on both sides of the Chicago River. Rail cars and...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Paint Department workers boxing cans of "Motor Truck and Tractor Synthetic Enamel Paint" for shipment from the International Harvester's McCormick Works. T...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A factory worker with a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Three-lane bowling alley at International Harvester's McCormick Works Club House.

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers assembling crawler tractor (TracTractor) frames at the beginning of an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was lo...

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory worker at a drill press in International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1928-10-26 

Description: McCormick-Deering no. 8 harvester-thresher (combine) in a factory yard. Original caption reads: "View of the No. 8 harvester-thresher as it is still curren...

Date: 1930 

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

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Description: Women sitting and standing at leisure outside International Harvester's Deering Works twine mill. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company un...

Date: 1947 

Description: A female factory worker sits on a stool to work with metal parts in the ball bearing plant at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two workers filling and sealing canisters with light truck red no. 50 paint inside the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. The M...

Date: 1935-08-06 

Description: A factory worker at the West Pullman Works holds a block of cork insulation for a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men feed sisal fiber into a combing machine during the production of binder twine at the McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1936-07-22 

Description: Workers boxing McCormick-Deering mowers for shipment inside the packing department at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was built in 1...

Date: 1905 before

Description: A group of men sit at desks and listen to J. Newman from Deering Works give a lecture on electricity.

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