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S.B. Foot Tannery

This film features Red Wing Shoes subsidiary S.B. Foot Tanning Company, located in Red Wing, MN. Learn about the history of the company, which began operations in 1872. See raw cattle hides transformed into signature Red Wing leathers. Hear from a third generation master tanner and find out why S.B. Foot still uses wooden drums in its tanning process.

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Other films in the series:

The Factory
Shoe Repair
The Puritan Stitch Machine
Product Testing
Hallett Docks


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