The Red Wing Shoes Beckman 9011 Black Cherry Featherstone is a classic Red Wing Shoes 6-inch Round work shoe and is made in Red Wing, Minnesota.The 9011 Beckman in Black Cherry Featherstone is part of the Classic Beckman collection. The Red Wing Beckman is named after the companies founder: Charles Beckman, a German immigrant who founded the Red Wing Shoe Company in 1905. When Mr. Beckman was walking the unpaved and mudddy streets of Red Wing, MN he needed a solid and sturdy boot that could be polished to match his status as a business entrepreneur. The Featherstone leather is the highest quality leather, made from the finest hides available. The Red Wing 9011 Beckman has a layered leather Roccia outsole with rubber traction which provides good grip on any surface and comes with black waxed flat laces.