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Item consists of a reproduction of a press release in which the Association of Canadian Industrial Designers criticizes CN for choosing an American firm to develop its new logo.

Item consists of a job docket envelope for the CN logo redesign work at Cooper and Beatty.

Item consists a ten-page typescript framing presentation, on onion skin paper, by inudstrial designer James Valkus as part of presentation to CN executives.

Item consists of a typescript presentation by Allan Robb Fleming, with additions and deletions, for the CN logo as part of the original presentation with James Valkus to CN executives. The cover sheet is authored by James Valkus alone, and…

Item consists of two pages of notes by Allan Robb Fleming on Tuscany Hotel (NYC) memo paper describing several solutions for the CN logo.

Image of Allan Robb Fleming standing and posing in front of a boxcar with the CN logo.

Image of a model boxcar with the CN logo created by Allan Robb Fleming.

Image of a drawing of a train station marked Dorval probable collaboration between Allan R. Fleming and James Valkus for presentation to CN. The station has a woman standing inside and a man standing outside on the platform.

Image of James Valkus standing by a working wall of design applications with a cigarette in hand, facing a seated man with his back turned.

Image of two females sitting on a CN counter handing tickets to a male CN employee.

Image of CN rail yard with CN freight cars and automobiles all bearing the CN logo created by Allan Robb Fleming.

Image of a CN passenger train made up of 5 passenger cars and two engines on a bridge over icy water with mountains in the background bearing the CN logo created by Allan Robb Fleming.

Image of a CN Turbo Train with CN log created by Allan Robb Fleming on railway tracks.

Image of a CN caboose with CN logo created by Allan Robb Fleming on railway tracks with cityscape in background.

CN logo being used on vehicles other than locomotives .