Greenlee Machinery & Tools.

2013.32.13 96 dpi watermarked.jpg

Title

Greenlee Machinery & Tools.

Description

Fourteen employees pose in front of machines on the Greenlee Company floor located at 2136 12th St. in Rockford IL. The 1960 city directory states, "Greenlee has been a member of the Rockford community since 1904 when they moved here from Chicago where they were founded in 1866 . . . Today the main plant occupies a 29 acre tract of land and employs more than 1400 people . . . Greenlee's products [include] machines for metalworking, woodworking, foundry and die casting. Mortising and boring tools, hand tools for woodworking, tools for electricians, pipe fitters and plumbers complete the Greenlee line."

Date

circa mid-20th century

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2013.32.13

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

“Greenlee Machinery & Tools.,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed September 20, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/2465.

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