Cecil R. Floyd began operating a trucking company in the early 30’s under the name C.R. Floyd Company with just one truck. In 1944, Floyd partnered with his brother-in-law, Jule Beasley to purchase a small trucking company, Hilyer and Handley, and began operating as a common carrier for hire under the name Floyd and Beasley Transfer Co. The fleet was now three trucks, and they operated out of an old service station in Sycamore, Alabama. In 1950, the company moved up the road to a 42 acre terminal, and the fleet grew exponentially. By 1958, with 150 employees and a gross revenue of $1,600,000, Floyd & Beasley were handling general freight, with a large portion of their business servicing the textile industry. The company continued to grow and thrive for decades, but in 2010 they folded amidst a tough recession as gas prices skyrocketed, and several large clients declared bankruptcy.
Like all our designs, this one is treated with our signature ‘relic-ing’ process which includes our own secret recipe of hand-painted chipping, cracking, fading, and just the right touch of yellowing to ensure that it looks the part of a true vintage imprint.** We lay these works of art down on premium Bella+Canvas 3001 Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve Tees, one of the softest, best-wearing t-shirts available today, via state of the art direct to garment (DTG) printing which allows us to create a vintage effect that simply can’t be accomplished with other printing methods. In short, these shirts are everything you’ve dreamed of and more – it feels soft and lightweight with just the right amount of stretch making it comfortable and flattering for both men and women.
- 100% combed and ring-spun cotton*
- Fabric weight: 4.2 oz (142 g/m2)
- 30 single
- Tear-away label
- Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
- Retail fit
- Runs true to size
Not sure what size is your best fit? We recommend taking one of your current t-shirts, laying it flat and measuring it. The measurements in the chart below are taken with the shirt laying on a flat surface. To get the length, measure from the high shoulder point down to the bottom of the shirt. To get the width, measure approximately 1-inch below the armhole, across the chest, from seam to seam. While our tees are all made using premium, pre-shrunk, ring-spun cotton, there can be some shrinkage depending on your personal wash and dry cycles. With that said, if you’re on the fence, we always suggest going up a size.
All sizes are provided in inches!
*Heather colors are 52% combed and ring-spun cotton/48% polyester. Athletic and Black Heather is 90% combed and ring-spun cotton/10% polyester. Ash color is 99% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton and 1% poly. **Due to the nature of the printing process and different sizes of shirts offered, imprint position and scale may vary slightly from the product images, but we do our best to be as accurate as possible.