American Heritage – 8″ Black Walnut Composite Safety Toe – Emperor Toe

Rated 4.86 out of 5 based on 14 customer ratings
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If you have to rub your toes after a hard day’s work, then you’ll like the wider Emperor toe box. To add to your comfort, these composite safety toe boots are lightweight. The memory foam footbed conforms to your feet for maximum comfort on the job and off. We don’t have royalty in America, but if we did, they’d be wearing these Made in the USA boots.

  • Black Walnut, full-grain leather
  • Removable Slow-recovery polyurethane footbed
  • Fiberglass shank
  • Dual-density polyurethane with 90 degree heel outsole
  • Goodyear storm welt construction
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  • 804-4368
  • Poron™ Comfort Cushion insole
  • Work
  • Fiberglass
  • Goodyear Storm Welt
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • No
  • 8"
  • Unlined
  • No
  • Dual-density polyurethane with 90 degree heel.
  • Black Walnut
  • Made In USA
  • Removable Slow-recovery polyurethane footbed
  • Composite Safety Toe


14 reviews for American Heritage – 8″ Black Walnut Composite Safety Toe – Emperor Toe

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    3rd pair in a row I’ve purchased now. Very comfortable and long lasting,these are the only boots I buy for work now.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mason McQueen

    These boots are amazing! I love how thorogood uses top quality materials!! They fit great, and no break in period required!!!! I’m a big guy with wide feet, these boots will last me well over a year where as others I’ll be looking for another pair in 6 months,

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    mario a medrano jr

    Well first off id like to say these havr to be some of the best boots i have ever worn im usally a red wing guy and these are my first pair of thorogoods and they are pretty good im on my feet for most of my time at work that railroad life building america so its good to have some Merica strapped to ma feet helping me thru my day no breakin time at all

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Roger Fowler Jr.

    Comfortable right out of the box, no break-in time needed. Very nice union-made in America pair of boots,

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    Wonderfuly made. Love the extra touch with the names of the people who made my boots and I can read them. Little bit of break in time but comfortable and tough! Only thing I would want extra would be a heel insert. Many compliments!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jeff Briggs

    I’ve wore these for two and a half years. I can’t wear them out. Best boots worth the money!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kenny Ewing

    These are my second pair. Comfort and weight of these boots are 2nd to none.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    David W

    I was hesitant about the 8” boots, now, I couldn’t imagine life without them. This is my second pair of Thorogoods, I purchased my last ones in October 2017, they were awesome boots, but, they look 20 years old now from the abuse going job to job. They are great boots, I highly recommend these boots. I’m an union electrician, and I see all different crafts wearing these boots daily. Obviously, they are doing something right. Keep up the good work guys!

  9. Rated 4 out of 5

    Scott Campbell

    These boots were a little stiff in the sole at first, but they broke in quickly. They were supremely comfortable for about 2 1/2 years of 6-7 days a week of wear, mostly on construction sites. After the 2 1/2 years, the safety toe wore through the inside cotton lining of the toe and started catching my pinkie toe with every step. I do wish the inner lining was something hardier like leather, since the rest of the boot is still in great shape except for needing a new sole. The only other issue is that the eyelets wore through quickly and ate laces like nobody’s business.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Steven Ford

    Very nice great usa made quality A+A+A+

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brian Smith

    4.5 stars. These boots are fantastic! No break in time, beautiful leather, loads of compliments, super comfortable. The only thing that can be improved IMO is more cushion under the ball of the foot. (Personal preference). Stellar boot will buy again (Midwest Boot)!!

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sammy Carlisle

    Best boots I have ever owned

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ryan Bellmier

    Can’t tell you how much I love these boots. Zero break in period and are comfortable for hours. I work in the railroad industry and have never had a job beat up and destroy boots like walking on ballast and tracks but these seem to be holding up with no problems. No cracking or splitting. Not to mention these boots look bad ass. A million percent getting another pair next year. You guys keep up what you’re doing for the boot industry and for union pride. You got me as a customer for life.

  14. Rated 4 out of 5

    Richard G Barnett

    These are good American made boots, I purchased my pair in superior, wi at bear shoe co. I’ve worn several other top notch brands but the break in was far greater then these. I’m a maintenance Manager and live a very active lifestyle, it’s rare that I’m not wearing my boots everyday. Definitely getting another pair, possibly a wedge sole.

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