1918 the world of farming was about to undergo a major transformation
and the community of Shelby was to become a participant in this
change. W. R. Kerr and Henry Wentz were about to launch a new
company that would address this emerging market. It was named
The Shelby Tractor & Truck Company. Details
this Shelby Company can be found at another location, however one
the Shelby Tractor , will be the topic of this article.
were several models produced over the years including a Model
C 9 - 18 HP,
Model D 12 - 25 HP, and a Model D 15 - 30 HP. The Model C could
pull a two
plow, whereas the Model D could pull three plows.