- Handcrafted in the USA
- ANSI 75 steel toe
- Goodyear leather welt construction for durability
- Black oil upper & leather lined vamp
- Texon insole
- Vibram nitrile yellow plug leather heel
These engineer style boots by Chippewa are made to handle even the toughest jobs. The steel safety toe cap meets or exceeds ASTM F2413-05 standards for impact and compression, keeping your feet safe on the job. The leather lining and the Texon insole work together to keep your feet comfortable under all conditions. The black Chippewa #475 Nitrile sole has a flat surface for better surface contact, and is made with a heavy duty nitrile/rubber compound. This sole is very durable and can be used in just about any application. From day one, Chippewa's mission was to manufacture the finest boots and shoes in the United States. Over 100 years later, Chippewa is still standing up to their mission.Style(s): 27863
In October of 1901, Chippewa Boots was founded in their namesake city of Chippewa Falls, WI. Chippewa Boots was named after the city which was named after the Indian tribe in the region. Their quest was to one day, create the finest boots and shoes in the United States. At the time, Chippewa Boots employed 175 people, mainly women, and produced 1,200 pairs a day. In the beginning, Chippewa Boots mainly produced a high end logging boots for the pulp and paper industry. The Chippewa mainstay, Logger Boot, outfitted thousand of brave lumberjacks. They required sharp saws, honed axes, strong ropes and Chippewa Boots. Chippewa Logger Boots were quickly known as the best boots for the outdoors. With the reputation Chippewa Boots was creating, their quality Logger Boots spread throughout the entire United States and in 1910 their factory increased production to 2,500 pairs a day! Chippewa Boots has played their part in every era. The Chippewa Engineer Boots through the 1930's. The Chippewa Arctic Boots for the cold-weather battles of World War II. Even through the 50's when Chippewa introduced Chippewa Snake Boots for hunters and outdoorsmen. Chippewa Boots have always been know for quality, durability and technology. Chippewa Boots, "The Best. By Far."