These are an assortment of photographs related to the Elgin watch factory. Click on the image for a larger view.
Pinion cutters, about 1930
The Train Room, Late 1920s
The Screw Department,1920s
Elgin Watchmakers' College, Class of 1939
Promotional Photo, 1930s
Promotional Photo, 1946
Machine Room Trip to a Ballgame - August 26, 1927
Unknown Group, The Rear of the Elgin Watch Factory is in the Background
Machinist Picnic, June 26, 1926
Drilling Holes in Watch Plates
Workers and a Supervisor, Unknown Department
North half of watch repairing classroom
More factory photos here...
About the Elgin National Watch Company
Learn about what was once one of the country's largest industrial concerns, and the special place in the history of American industrialization the watch company occupies.