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Red Wing parades 638 ½ D world's largest boot at 315 Main Street

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Jul '09
Red Wing Shoe Company paraded the world's largest boot, size 638 ½ D and standing 16 feet tall, four blocks through the city of Red Wing, MN as it made its way to its final display spot in the new company museum at 315 Main Street. The new 17,800 sq. ft. museum and flagship retail store is set to open on August 3rd.

The store and museum will include a 13,200 sq. ft. store complete with zones dedicated to each of the company's four footwear brands. The 4,600 sq. ft. museum will showcase the world's largest boot and the history and heritage of Red Wing Shoes.

Created in 2005 to celebrate Red Wing Shoe Company's centennial, the world's largest boot traveled around the country in 2006 and 2007 before being stored in a facility in Red Wing, MN, waiting for its permanent home to be completed.

Boot Facts
Size: 638 ½ D (US) Length: 20 feet Width: 7 feet Height: 16 feet
Weight: 2,300 lbs.
Construction: 13 months to complete; more than 60 individuals helped create, A person fitting this boot would stand 120 feet (12 stories) tall.

Red Wing Shoe Company


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