Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

7. Transportation Posters & Designs

7.2. Quebec Central Railway, Quebec City, Quevec , c. 1874

With Pen and Pencil

This black and white lithographic image celebrates picturesque scenery and suggest a Pen &Pencil.

The Sherbrooke Eastern Townships & Kennebec Railway officially opened for business in 1874 and the next year, changed its name to the Quebec Central Railway. Its intended role, as mainly a resource railway, proved prophetic. During construction of the line near the Thetford region, asbestos was discovered. The asbestos industry soon exploded and, as a result, the railway thrived and expanded."

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