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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men use teams of horses to excavate a lot to be used as the site for the future McCormick Twine Mill.

Date: 1914-08-08 

Description: A photographer stands near a camera on the bank of the Chicago River. He likely works for International Harvester Company and appears to be photographing t...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory workers making wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works. An American flag hangs in the background.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory Workers at their stations at the McCormick Works.


Beer Barons

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Man, possibly an employee of International Harvester's Deering Works, standing outside a factory building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Factory workers with tractors on the end of the Farmall assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1944 

Description: Two factory workers use machinery mounted along a workspace counter at West Pullman Works.

Date: 1910-10-04 

Description: Two workers forging(?) parts at International Harvester's McCormick Works.

Date: 1947 

Description: Factory workers at International Harvester's Tractor Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Deering Works factory seen across the waterfront from Diversey Avenue. In the foreground is a street and sidewalk with the sign "horse vehicles keep to rig...

Date: 1916-01-24 

Description: Two rows of fifteen sickle bar mowers(?) stacked at an International Harvester factory (most likely McCormick Works in Chicago).


Moisture Controller

Date: 1943-12-20 

Description: Research engineer A.B. Welty stands next to the moisture controlling device at International Harvester Company's farm machinery engineering department. The...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men standing around a lumber yard among buildings at an International Harvester factory(?) site, most likely in Illinois. A Chicago, Burli...

Date: 1943-01-13 

Description: Male and female workers producing torpedo parts at an International Harvester factory. Original caption reads: "A battery of acetylene torches is here show...

Date: 1935-02-28 

Description: An Island Waterways Corporation boat docks by the North Pier River Barge Terminal near the McCormick Works (factory).

Date: 1947 

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


Combing Sisal Fiber

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Sisal combing machines inside an International Harvester twine mill, possibly at McCormick Works in Chicago.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers operate lathes at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Women employees have been tra...

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