Shelby Steel Tube Co. 1891 Lozier-Yost Seamless Tube Works, then The Shelby Steel Tube Co. formed Lozier and Yost and 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… Continue reading Shelby Bicycle Industry Timeline
Category: Shelby Cycle Manufacturing Co. (Ideal)
Shelby makes an “Ideal” bike
Shelby’s second foray in the bicycle industry began in 1895 with the Shelby Cycle Manufacturing Co. The sprawling plant, nestled between the Baltimore & Ohio railroad and the Blackfork River on Smiley Avenue, was home to the Ideal bicycle.