Weber Works Wood Shop and Wheel Room, ca. 1910

In 1910 wagons and farm trucks needed wheels and these were made in the wheel room of International Harvester’s Weber Works in Auburn Park, Chicago.

The Wheel Room, circa 1910.

Apparently these are the only tools you need while assembling a wooden wheel.

That is one nice looking wooden wheel.

This shop had some great natural lighting.

At Weber, employees came to work in one fine-looking hat only to hang it up and wear another fine-looking hat.

These leaners must be waiting for whatever is happening in the large jig between them.


Overhead pulley and belt systems: loud and dangerous.

Via the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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