1901 - Kansas City Bridge
Company orders seven bridges from Stupp Brothers delivered to five
different Kansas locations.
1903 - Stupp Brothers
purchases 10 acres in South St. Louis to build a larger plant on Weber
1904 - Stupp Brothers
receives an award for their display at the St. Louis World's Fair.
1915 - Johann Stupp dies at
88 years of age.
1918 - Stupp Brothers
contributes to the war effort by fabricating parts for Liberty ships.
1927 - Stupp Brothers sells
more than 1,000 tons of fabricated steel for construction of paper mills
in the southern United States.
1928 - Erwin Stupp, with
others, founded the Lafayette South Side Bank and Trust Company which
later merges with Lemay Ferry Bank in 1939 with later becomes the
present day Midwest Bank Centre.
1929 - Stupp Brothers is
chosen to supply the steel for the St. Louis Arena.
1933 - Stupp Brothers
provides the steel for the construction of the Kiel Auditorium.
1938 - Stupp Brothers
fashions the electronic scoreboard and eight floodlight towers for
Sportsman's Park enabling night baseball.
1941 - Responding to a call
for help from the Navy Bureau of Ships, Stupp Brothers enters a venture
which builds 176 Landing Craft Transports.
1944 - Jefferson Barracks
Bridge is completed by Supp and partners.
1949 - Stupp Brothers
completes a 796-mile natural gas pipeline from northwest Texas to
1952 - Stupp joins in a
partnership and opens a pipe mill in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
1956 - Stupp Brothers
celebrates its 100th anniversary.
1960 - Stupp's major projects
include the Missouri River bridge at Rocheport, Missouri, a construction
trestle for the Yanhee Dam in Thailand and a major construction
expansion for Granite City Steel Company.
1967 - Stupp purchases 105
acres in the Baton Rouge area to expand the pipe company.
1974 - As part of the
construction of a refinery Stupp ships 900 tons of fabricated steel to
1978 - Stupp fabricates 7,388
tons of steel for a high rise building for the First National Bank in
1982 - An unusual contract
from NASA to design and build two straddle-carrier transporters comes
the Stupp Brothers way. These solid-fuel carriers were essential
to the "moon" shot and also a key element in the Pentagon's plan to
protect MX multiple-warhead missiles from attack. Stupp designed
the carrying structures for the Department of Defense.
1983 - Stupp Brothers
provides 3,266 tons of fabricated steel for the Adam's Mark Hotel.
1984 - Stupp Brothers
provides steel for the Metropolitan Square Building - a 42 story, 597
foot skyscraper that fills a full block in downtown St. Louis.
1991 - The company adopts "S"
Corporation status. A new holding company is named Stupp Brothers,
Inc. Stupp Corporation, and Builders Engineering are divisions of
the new holding company which also retains majority ownership of the
Lemay Bank and Trust Company.
1993 - Stupp Brothers, Inc.
creates a new company named Bayou Coating, L.L.C. and constructs a new
facility adjacent to the Stupp Corporation plant in Baton Rouge.
51% of Hammert's Iron Works stock is purchased.
1998 - Weber Road plant is
closed. A new 80-acre site is selected in Bowling Green, Kentucky
for a bridge girder fabrication facility. The new facility allows
Stupp to produce girders at a much lower cost. Stupp Brothers
Bridge and Iron changes its name to Stupp Bridge Company.