The original oil painting by Montreal artist F. Arbuckle for a Courtaulds print ad promoting TENACSO tire CORD, in 1955.
Courtaulds advertised that Smith Transport’s trucks travelled 25,000,000 a miles a year with TENASCO cord. They estimated that in 1955 that “…90% of all passenger and heavy dry truck tires is made with Courtaulds’ TENASCO tire yarn.
Donated to the museum in 2008 by Ransom Ledoux.
An early 1950s photograph showing a shift change at Courtaulds (Canada) Ltd., Cornwall.
The archives at the Cornwall Community Museum has 100s of photographs of Courtaulds.