Shelby Steel Tube Co. 1891 Lozier-Yost Seamless Tube Works, then The Shelby Steel Tube Co. formed Lozier and Yost bring technology back from England Jonas Feighner and Capt. D.L. Cockley raised $37,500 from Shelbians toward the venture Among original board members are J.A. Seltzer, Shelby, and Col. A.A. Pope, Boston First tubes drawn July 24,… Continue reading Shelby Bicycle Industry Timeline
The Shelby Cycle Frame Builders was formed in 1921 by A. D. Meiselbach of Chicago. Lured by quality seamless tubing from the Ohio Seamless Tube Co. and the promise of free factory space in the old Shelby Lamp Works building, a deal was struck and crews began producing frames and forks.