Thursday, April 4, 2013

Tribune Bicycle Blue Streak Ad 1899

Old Time Erie Tribune ad in Erie Dispatch, April 28, 1899.
The Tribune Bicycle was made in a factory at 1912 Liberty St. in Erie, PA during the late 1890s. 

The Black Manufacturing Co. had a retail store at 806 State St. in downtown Erie. According to this advertisement, Over 500 Erie residents owned the 1899 Tribune, the Wheel of Wheels.

The Blue Streak was one of the models of Tribune bikes. 

Enjoy more historic facts and photos of Erie, PA at:

View drawings of the old Black Mfg. Co. factory on Liberty St. between West 19th and West 20th Street here:

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