|Diesel locomotives were exciting news in the 1950's, particularly these sleek and powerful units. The model 4040 was capable of 1,500 horsepower, with dual-service passenger and freight hauling. The CP 4040 was manufactured by the General Motors Diesel in London Ontario.|
As a young commercial artist in the 1940s Peter Elwart worked for various companies in Montreal, among them the Canadian Pacific Railway and Taylor Advertising. He would later go on to become one of Canada's most famous artists depicting that country's western heritage.
Artist: Peter Ewart