International Harvester Combine Production | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

International Harvester Combine Production

International Harvester Combine Production | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of a line of combines loaded on open railroad cars on tracks on one side of a wet and snowy dirt road at International Harvester's East Moline Works (factory).
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of a line of combines loaded on open railroad cars on tracks on one side of a wet and snowy dirt road at International Harvester's East Moline Works (factory).
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:84446
Creation Date: 1959
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:East Moline
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:International Harvester Company Photographs for Company Magazines, 1955-1973
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:M2005-077, B2351, #3
Original Dimensions:35mm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The photograph was taken for "Production; A Pictorial Report," an article appearing in the February-March 1959 issue of Harvester World Magazine. The original caption reads: "Combines in East Moline. Traditionally the early months of the year are busy ones for the farm implement plants. They were even busier this year: the seven factories in the Farm Implement Division added 1,300 employees in about three weeks, boosted schedules to meet seasonal demands, turned out (among other machines) trainloads of combines - some of them with air-conditioned cabs (See cut.)."
SUBJECTS
Agricultural machinery
Trees
Coats
Hats
Factories
Agricultural machinery industry
Industrial buildings
Men
Outdoor photography
Delivery of goods
Railroad cars
Railroad tracks
Roads
Snow

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