H. L. Shepard & Co. was founded in 1875 and reorganized in 1898 as the Shepard Lathe Co. Lathe production lasted until about 1921.
Do not confuse this firm with Shepard, Lathe & Co. of Worcester, Mass., which made woodworking lathes.
- American Lathe Builders: 1810-1910 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2001 page 163
- From the EAIA Chronicle, 1991, volume 44, no. 4, p. 128: an undated ad is reproduced. "FOOT and POWER and turret lathes, planers, shapers and drill presses / Shepard Lathe Co. / A131 W. 2d St., Cincinnati, Ohio". Thanks to Jim Erdman for looking it up, and Chuck Zitur for providing a scan of the ad.