The Lionel #497 Coal Loader:

       According to the following link, Raymond Loewy designed the #497 Lionel Coal Loader. (You will have to scroll to the 1950's era in the link below to see the very brief notation.)

       https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Loewy

The Pennsylvania GG-1

       Also as properly noted by subsequent posters in the thread regarding "Most Beautiful Electric", it appears that Loewy did not actually design the Pennsylvania GG-1, but, in the opinion of many observers, improved its appearance with his additional design input.  (I will correct the OP in that thread to be more precise.)

 Here's the passage from WIKI:

"Later, at the Pennsylvania Railroad's request, he restyled Baldwin's diesels with a distinctive "sharknose" reminiscent of the T1. While he did not design the famous GG1 electric locomotive, he improved its appearance with welded rather than riveted construction, and he added a pinstripe paint scheme to highlight its smooth contours."

 

Cordially,  Dennis

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Beats me, but Loewy and his industrial  group DID design:

the coke dispensing machines- the bottle vending machine and the counter-top machine seen in lunch counters

the  Studebaker Champion

the 1953 Studebaker Starliner Coupé

the 1963 Studebaker Avanti

the 1941 Lincoln Continental

the DC-3

the Air Force One paint scheme (for John Kennedy- a design scheme still used today).

the PRR S1 Streamliner

the Shell oil logo

 the Exxon logo

the US Postal Service logo

Like famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Loewy formed a company and became the leader and final approver of work done by his (younger) associates.  A lot of his work is on display in the Studebaker Museum in South Bend, IN.

 

 

 

His design career spanned many fields.  Automobiles, advertising, corporate logos, buildings, etc.

I read that when given the go ahead on the GG-1 clean up, he climbed over the body and chalk marked subtle changes to produce the gem of which we have models today.

Eternity is a long time to have been wrong.

Mike Wyatt posted:

Beats me, but Loewy and his industrial  group DID design:

the coke dispensing machines- the bottle vending machine and the counter-top machine seen in lunch counters

the  Studebaker Champion

the 1953 Studebaker Starliner Coupé

the 1963 Studebaker Avanti

the 1941 Lincoln Continental

the DC-3

the Air Force One paint scheme (for John Kennedy- a design scheme still used today).

the PRR S1 Streamliner

the Shell oil logo

 the Exxon logo

the US Postal Service logo

Like famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, Loewy formed a company and became the leader and final approver of work done by his (younger) associates.  A lot of his work is on display in the Studebaker Museum in South Bend, IN.

 

 

 

Much of the styling work on Studebakers - including both Pre-War and Post-War cars - was done by Virgil Exner, who worked "for" Loewy as a young designer. They did not get along, it seems. Loewy tended to grab credit, as I understand.  Most of the Studebaker Hawk design was Exner's. Exner became well-known later for his successful "Forward-Look" Chrysler Products.

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