Steam Whistle Letterpress is located in the heart of Over-the-Rhine, a historic district in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. With carefully-restored vintage presses and over 100 cases of wood and lead type, we're a contemporary printshop steeped in historic tradition.
A Few of Our Machines
Vandercook 4 circa 1951
Craftsmen Monarch, 9x12, circa 1960
Challenge 1418E, circa 1955
Kelsey Model Q, circa 1940
Chandler & Price paper-cutter, circa 1903
Brian Stuparyk has been collecting and restoring letterpress equipment since buying his first press in 2000. He received his MFA in print media from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He is an adjunct professor at Northern Kentucky University, where he spent the past year as interim printmaking area coordinator.