Posters promoting various forms of transportation, whether by rail, truck or bridge. American. Leslie Ragan, graphic designer (1897-1972).

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“New York Central System.” Probable calendar back that was likely commissioned by the New York Central Line. ca. 1930. Oil on canvas. Signed “Leslie Ragan” in the lower left image. Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/Lots/auction-lot/LESLIE-RAGAN-New-York-Central-System—RAILROADS–TRAINS-?saleno=2541&lotNo=95&refNo=772170
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Truck artwork used for an illustration. No exact date. Image © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://illustrationart.blogspot.com/2005/12/leslie-ragan-clouds-and-steam.html
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Traffic at the Golden Gate Bridge. 1940s. Image © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://decoarchitecture.tumblr.com/post/37705882782/vintage-illustration-by-leslie-ragan-showing

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