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Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway

Date: September 04 1958
Description: Dedication of Wisconsin's first expressway, a seven-mile stretch of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Presiding at the ribbon-cutting...
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Moving Boulder with Bulldozer

Date: October 1959
Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.
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Excavation for New York City Subway

Date: 1925
Description: View looking down at workers at work below street level, with cranes and International trucks excavating area for the future New York City subway. On the r...
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Austin Western Grader

Date: June 16 1926
Description: State Highway Commission worker operating an Austin Western grader built around a McCormick-Deering tractor. The worker is leveling road #2 east of Segourn...
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International TD-65 Working on Road Construction Project

Date: April 06 1938
Description: Original caption reads: "Model TD-65 Diesel TracTracTor [crawler tractor] owned by the Albert Brothers, and working on the Sky Line Drive. This tractor is...
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International Diesel TD-24 Crawler Tractor with Dual Roller

Date: 1948
Description: Color photograph of an International Diesel TD-24 crawler tractor with a sheepsfoot roller used for road construction on the south side of Dorena Lake Dam.
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Men with McCormick-Deering Crawler Tractor

Date: July 24 1929
Description: Five men are standing with a McCormick-Deering crawler tractor (TracTracTor) during a construction project.
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Construction near McCormick Harvesting Co. Office in Chicago

Date: 1890
Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...
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International TD-24 Advertising Brochure

Date: 1948
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for an International TD-24 diesel crawler tractor ("TracTracTor") with "planet power steering." The ad shows two men with...
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Eddie Cantor on an International TD-18 Tractor

Date: April 18 1939
Description: Eddie Cantor mugging on an International TD-18 diesel crawler tractor at the National Roadbuilders Show. Mr. Gainsford of the Los Angeles branch house is p...
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International Industrial Tractors Poster

Date: 1928
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering industrial tractors. Includes illustrations of road graders, crawler tractors, and industrial wheel tractors used...
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Tar Tank Truck

Date: January 12 1938
Description: View of the left side of highway tarring tank truck, taken for Willliam Gunnison, road contractor.
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Tar Tank Trucks

Date: April 26 1937
Description: A fleet of four tar tank trucks (two each from Lafayette and Taylor counties) park in front of Max Lehman's house, 1724 Park Street. The Warner house is on...
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Lafayette County Tar Tank Trucks

Date: April 26 1937
Description: Two Lafayette County tar tank trucks park in front of Max Lehman's house, 1724 Park Street.
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Evansville Overhead Road Under Construction

Date: August 21 1931
Description: View from the west down two sets of railroad tracks towards men working on the Evansville overhead road which is under construction.
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Workmen on Railroad Viaduct

Date: July 27 1931
Description: Group portrait of workmen in front of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad viaduct (Olin Avenue - US Highway 12) that is under construction.
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Construction Equipment on Display

Date: January 29 1931
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Foundry and Machine Co. road construction equipment, featuring a new portable rock crushing plant, being displayed at the Wiscon...
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Road Equipment

Date: January 29 1931
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Foundry and Machine Co. road construction equipment, featuring a new portable rock crushing plant, on display at Wisconsin Road...
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Road Equipment

Date: January 29 1931
Description: Wisconsin Machine and Foundry road construction equipment, featuring a new portable rock crushing plant, on display at Road Show on Monona Avenue (Martin L...
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Road Equipment

Date: January 29 1931
Description: Elevated view of Wisconsin Foundry and Machine Company road construction equipment, featuring a new portable rock crushing plant, on display at the Wiscons...

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