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Twine Mill Worker and Machinery | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Twine Mill Worker and Machinery

Twine Mill Worker and Machinery | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A male employee of the McCormick Twine Mill works with sisal fiber as it comes out of a finisher machine and piles into metal buckets. The machine is belt-driven from the ceiling.
DESCRIPTION
A male employee of the McCormick Twine Mill works with sisal fiber as it comes out of a finisher machine and piles into metal buckets. The machine is belt-driven from the ceiling.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:8086
Creation Date:circa 1900
Creator Name:McCormick Harvesting Machine Company
City:Auburn
County:
State:New York
Collection Name:Glass negative series, circa 1900-1939
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:IHAA-0912
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The original negative number suggests that this photo shows the McCormick Twine Mill in Chicago. However, an early print was filed in a company photo album devoted to the Osborne Twine Mill in Auburn New York. The text on the reverse of Copy 3 reads, "Front of Finisher. Agency: City Office."
SUBJECTS
Work clothes
Implements, utensils, etc.
Ceilings
Hats
Machinery
Textile industry
Factories
Agricultural machinery industry
Indoor photography
Men
Blue collar workers

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