Since 1918, four generations of the Shoemaker family have invested blood, sweat, and tears into a business which is both legacy and legend. From their early days in the timber camps to entering the 21st century, Wesco has surely evolved. But as they say, nothing changes so much as it stays the same.
The family business is still in Scappoose, building fine boots with John Shoemaker's unwavering commitment to quality. To see a Wesco boot built is still a beautiful thing - 155 carefully finessed steps from start to finish.
In the words of their founder, "A shoe is no better than the leather it is made of - and all the leather on the market is not worth a 'whoop' where there is no shoemaking skill."