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Kuhler Classic

April 2024
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The February/March issue’s “Winter Art Show” features on page 62 a beautiful watercolor of the Baltimore and Ohio station and describes it as being painted by “a Tenderer named Otto Kuhler.” Much more than a renderer, Kuhler was one of the premier locomotive designers of his day. Among his memorable streamlined designs were the Royal Blue, also mentioned in the caption, and the Lehigh Valley Railroad’s John Wilkes, both of them classic 1930s designs.

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