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Date: 1912-07-08 

Description: Three workers unloading planks of wood from a Frisco railroad boxcar in a lumber yard outside International Harvester's Deering Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The whaleback, "Christopher Columbus," in the Chicago River.

Date: 1947 

Description: An International KB-3 truck used by the Petersen-Lund Paint Company is parked along the curb in front of a block of commercial buildings. A man on the side...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker adding pin striping to parts of wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon...

Date: 1913 

Description: This photograph from the album of aviation pioneer Jesse Brabazon is described by him as the "first simulated bombing in history, using an aeroplane versus...


Truck Washroom

Date: 1940 

Description: Men in a washroom clean an International truck used by Standard Freight Lines, Inc. The original caption reads, "Truck washroom. American Transportation Co...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Men unload pieces of lumber from the opened boxcars of a train near the McCormick Reaper Works factory.

Date: 1933-06-21 

Description: Pedestrians near the entrance to Farm Machinery Hall at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1930 

Description: Workers using an overhead crane to load new McCormick-Deering tractors (including the 10-20 and possibly the I-20) onto railroad cars outside International...


Crowded Lake Street


Description: Elevated view of Lake Street, east from Clark Street, crowded with traffic.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1952-04-22 before

Description: Menu from the Inaugural Luncheon of the Half-Century Club of the National Association of Tobacco Distributors, with a pioneer driving a team of horses pull...

Date: 1934-05-31 

Description: An International paneled station wagon ("woody") on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Worker painting wagon trucks at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works in Auburn Park. The factory was owned by the Weber Wagon Company until 1904, wh...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men load bundles of plywood(?) onto the bed of an International KB-7 owned by Burnside Construction Company. The truck had a 157-inch wheelbase and a B...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Wisconsin Steel Works (factory).

Date: 1928-03-14 

Description: Man driving an International heavy-duty freight service truck owned and operated by Arthur Dixon Transfer Company.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Southwest panorama of the McCormick Reaper Works factory and rail yard as seen across a canal. Workers can be seen unloading wood.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Workers testing paint for physical constancy, viscosity and weight per gallon in the Paint Department of International Harvester's McCormick Works. Cans of...

Date: 1928-07 

Description: The screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American," underway.

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