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Blair County Historical Society Lecture Series: Raymond Loewy: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles

November 20, 2019

7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location:
Baker Mansion History Museum
3419 Oak Lane
Altoona, PA  16603

The Blair County Historical Society is pleased to present its annual lecture series at the Baker Mansion History Museum. The talks take place in the lecture room in the basement level of the Mansion. All talks are free and open to the public, although donations are gratefully accepted.  

November 20
Raymond Loewy: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles
By John Wall
John Wall, author of Streamliner, will talk on the influence of industrial designer Raymond Loewy. Loewy was a pioneering product designer and created the streamlined look of several Pennsylvania Railroad locomotives built in Altoona as well as many other groundbreaking forms of transportation design, including Air Force One and Studebakers. Book signing to follow.

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