Peter Helck: Trucking

The illustrator Peter Helck was known for his expert renderings of machinery, especially trucks, trains and aircraft. He had a life-long fascination beginning as a boy in New York City watching the steam trains near Grand Central Station around the turn of the century. Later, his interests turned to painting and he became a commercial success with industrial subjects. Here's a little sampling of his advertising illustrations.

Mack Trucks 1945

Mack Trucks 1945

Republic Steel 1943

Mack Trucks 1945

Mack Trucks 1944

Fisk Solid Tires 1918

Chevrolet 1950

Packard 1945

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