The Red Wing Shoes 2268 Engineer Steel Toe is a Classic Red Wing Shoes Engineer boot and is made in Red Wing, Minnesota. The Red Wing Engineer boot was developed for America’s railroad engineers in the early 20th century.
The Red Wing Engineer 2268 is an all-leather Engineer boot used to protect the engineer’s feet from from the hazards in locomotive cabins. The Red Wing 2268 Engineer boot has split at the top of the shaft that allowed the engineer to bend during work.
The Red Wing 2268 first appeared in the Red Wing catalog of 1941 as style number 919. The shoe was presented as the ideal boot for engineers as well as truck drivers.
The Red Wing 2268 Engineer is made from Red Wing’s Smooth Finished Black Chrome leather, a traditional heavyweight Red Wing leather.
The classic smooth finish can wear longer without the scuff and wear showing on the footwear. The Engineer boot has an indestructible Neoprene Cord Sole and a reinforced steel toebox.
Red Wing Black Chrome leather (Smooth Finished)
Neoprene Cord sole
Steel reinforced toecap
Width D (Medium)
Product Care: All Natural Leather Conditioner, Foam Leather Cleaner
Red Wing's sturdy soles, premium leathers, triple stitching and Goodyear welt construction all work together to make quality boots that will last a lifetime. It takes more than 230 steps to hand craft each pair of Red Wing Shoes but it only takes three steps to keep them clean, conditioned and protected.