Walk into City Shoe Shop in downtown Palestine, and you’ll step back in time. A weathered, wooden workbench spans an entire wall, marked up from polish, glue, and hammer impacts. Owner Robert Lane leans over an antique stitching machine, just like his father and grandfather before him did. Even in spite of life’s hardships, Lane and his wife Sandra are still committed to keeping the family’s legacy alive and City Shoe Shop’s doors open for years to come. See more in the latest dispatch from Texas Country Reporter.