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Rockford Screw Products at Kishwaukee Street and Harrison Avenue. Looking southeast.

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Rockford Screw Products (later Rockford Products) at 707 Harrison Avenue in May 1969.

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The intersection of Kishwaukee Street and Harrison Avenue. Bethel Baptist Church is on the left on the Northeast corner. To the right is Rockford Products.

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The intersection of Kishwaukee Street and Harrison Avenue looking west. The buildings on the right are part of Rockford Products.

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The main entrance of Rockford Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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The main entrance of Rockford Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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The main entrance of Rockford Screw Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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The main entrance of Rockford Screw Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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Rockford Screw Products at 707 Harrison Avenue looking southeast from the intersection with Kishwaukee Street.

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A close up of the Rockford Screw Products sign and building at the corner of 707 Harrison and Kishwaukee Street.

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Rockford Products at 707 Harrison Avenue, changing the sign from Rexnord to Rockford Products after buying the company back from their parent company, Rexnord.

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The Kishwaukee Street side of the Rockford Screw Products at 707 Harrison Avenue and Kishwaukee Street.

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Construction photo of Rockford Screw Products Plant #3 at 707 Harrison Avenue and Kishwaukee Street.

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Construction workmen on the future site of Rockford Screw Products Plant #3.

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Construction workmen laying brick for Rockford Screw Products Plant #3.

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Rockford International Group division of Rockford Products at 2501 9th street. This was Rockford Products' Plant #1.

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Rockford Screw Products Plant #1 at 2501 9th street.

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Original Rockford Screw Products building at 8th Street and Railroad Avenue.

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Rockford International Division of Rockford Screw Products at 612 Harrison Avenue. This was also known as Plant #2.

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Stuart Lindeman, Plant Engineer for Rockford Screw Products Plant #3.

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Five men in front of the Screw Bird Airplane of Rockford Screw Products.

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Rear view of Rockford Screw Products Plant #3 showing the new box and paper burning furnace.

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Eighteen men in front of the Screw Bird airplane of Rockford Screw Products.

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Photo of the nose art on the Rockford Screw Products "Screw Bird "airplane.

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Photo Proof of three pilots for Rockford Screw Products. Gary Bender is on the right.

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Beechcraft Super King Air F90 in the air. The airplane was used by Rockford Products Corporation.

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Photo of Beechcraft King Air F90 Interior used by Rockford Products.

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Photo of Beechcraft King Air F90 Interior used by Rockford Screw Products.

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Interior view of the lobby of Rockford Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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Interior view of the lobby of Rockford Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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Front office reception rotunda at Plant #3 of Rockford Products at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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Office at Plant #3 of Rockford Products. Jay Voss is on the phone at the bottom left.

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Plant #3 Rockford Products front office sales desks. At the bottom right is Bud Anderson. Anderson handled the Ford Motor Company sales.

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Plant #3 Rockford Screw Products front office. The switchboard is visible on the right. Howie Landstrom, leaning on the table in the dark suit, was the Office Manager.

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Plant #3 Rockford Products engineers and designers work at drafting tables.

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Plant #3 Rockford Products Engineering Office. The man in the checkered pants is Ken Rader.

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The Vice President of Rockford International's office. This was at Rockford Products' Plant #1 at 2501 9th street.

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The computer room at Rockford Products Plant #3, 707 Harrison Avenue. The man in the forefront is John Pomering.

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John Pomering sits in the computer room at Rockford Products Plant #3, 707 Harrison Avenue.

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The computer room at Rockford Products Plant #3, 707 Harrison Avenue. The man in the forefront is John Pomering.

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The Conference Room at the Rockford Products Plant #3 at 707 Harrison Avenue.

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Rockford Products Plant #3 tool room. Erwin Dach, a 50-year employee, operating a Giddings and Lewis numerical controlled milling machine.

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Rockford Products Plant #3 Metallurgical Laboratory microscope.

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Rockford Products Plant #3 Rockwell hardness testing machines.

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Rockford Products Plant #3 Rockwell hardness testing machines.

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Rockford Products Plant #3. A Spectrometer in the Metallurgical Laboratory.

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The header line at Rockford Products Plant #3 where bolts and fasteners of all kinds were made.

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Heat treat machines at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Raw material wire storage at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Rockford Products Plant #3. Employees operating machines to wash the manufactured parts.

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Pointer and shaving machines at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Rockford Products Plant #3 trimming machines.

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The Rockford Products Plant #3 Tooling Department.

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A Rockford Products employee in the Plant #3 Tool Room operates the Giddings and Lewis Numerical drill.

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Rockford Products' Plant #3 Tool Room and High speed insert department.

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Giddings and Lewis Numerical tape driven hydraulic mill at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Cleaning completed fasteners at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Employees running Hartford Roll Threaders at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Employees running Hartford Roll Threaders at Rockford Products Plant #3.

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Employee operating an hydraulic press in the tool room of Rockford Screw Products Plant #3. The 250-ton press is for pressing inserts into dies.
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