George Sheffield of Three Rivers

George Sheffield’s Invention       In Fairbanks Morse: 100 Years of Engine Technology, C.H. Wendel tells the following story about the origin of Sheffield’s invention. “George Sheffield lived on a farm about seven miles from Sheffield, Michigan [apparently just … Continue reading

     Sheffield Velocipede Car Co   George S. Sheffield & Company Sheffield Car Company   (1879 edition, Car-Builders’ Dictionary) ve-loc-i-pede \ n. : a lightweight wheeled vehicle propelled by the rider. (Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary) The Sheffield Velocipede Car … Continue reading