In 2005, Red Wing Shoes celebrated its centennial anniversary by crafting a size 638 ½ D (US) boot which resides in their flagship Red Wing Shoe Store in Red Wing, Minnesota. Aside from being blown-up in scale, the World’s Largest Boot was built using the very same design and materials used to build a traditional Red Wing 877. Measuring 16 feet high and 20 feet long, the boot destroys the largest shoe previously made for someone by the American icon, a 22, by a mere 616.5 sizes. Ultimately, it took 1,200 feet of rope to sew it all together, 300 pounds of adhesive, and 80 cowhides to cover, but the boot serves as a testament to the craftsmanship and unmistakable quality of Red Wing footwear regardless of size. Check out the video of an old school Ford 8N Tracker tugging it to its new home and learn more about the people and brand behind it after the jump.