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Wisconsin Steel

Illustration from anniversary booklet "Roots in Chicago One Hundred Years Deep 1847-1947". Aerial view drawing "Wisconsin Steel Works, East 106th Street, Chicago was started by the Deering Harvester Company and developed by International Harvester after Deering joined in the formation of Harvester in 1902. Its blast furnaces, open hearth ovens, and mills provide pig iron and steel for many of the Company's operations. Its products are also sold to their iron and steel users. Wisconsin Steel occupies about 202 acres of land, has its own slips and docks for incoming raw materials, and employs about 5,000 people. Two company-owned ore boats, 'The Harvester' and 'The Internation' regularly transport ore from Lake Superior ore loading points to Wisconsin Steel." View northeast over Torrence Avenue. Calumet River at top in the distance.

See also: SCH_South_Deering; Wisconsin_Steel;


Item Data

Title  Wisconsin Steel
Description  Illustration from anniversary booklet "Roots in Chicago One Hundred Years Deep 1847-1947". Aerial view drawing "Wisconsin Steel Works, East 106th Street, Chicago was started by the Deering Harvester Company and developed by International Harvester after Deering joined in the formation of Harvester in 1902. Its blast furnaces, open hearth ovens, and mills provide pig iron and steel for many of the Company's operations. Its products are also sold to their iron and steel users. Wisconsin Steel occupies about 202 acres of land, has its own slips and docks for incoming raw materials, and employs about 5,000 people. Two company-owned ore boats, 'The Harvester' and 'The Internation' regularly transport ore from Lake Superior ore loading points to Wisconsin Steel." View northeast over Torrence Avenue. Calumet River at top in the distance.
Subjects  SCH_South_Deering; Wisconsin_Steel;
Creator  International Harvester
Date  1947-00-00; 2007-02-01
Format  Printed_Materials_-_Publications
Identifier  1650; http://www.pullman-museum.org/cgi-bin/pvm/mainRecordDisplayXML.pl?recordid=10544; 81-17-4-p26
Rights  The Industrial Heritage Archives provides reproductions of items from its collections for personal or research use. If an image is to be reproduced in any type of publication or on the web, written permission is required and use fees may be assessed.
Collection 

Southeast Chicago Historical Society

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