Changing with the times

For nearly 100 years, Shively Hardware continues to supply local ranchers with the tools they need

When Ed Glode’s great-grandfather, E.J. Shively, bought Tilton & Son Hardware Store in December 1925 it came with a list of vendors.

“The top vendor was International Harvester,” said Glode, who is the fourth-generation to own and run the business. “When they settled the West from Chicago to San Francisco, next to every other rail hub was an International Harvester dealer. We were the product of one of those. Most of those are closed in the western United States. We’re one of the few that’s still there.”

For nearly a century, Shively Hardware has done business with the local ranchers of the Pl...


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