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The world's biggest boot is paraded through the streets of Red Wing Tuesday. The leather behemoth will now be permanently displayed in the Red Wing Shoe Co.'s new factory store at 315 Main St. The boot is 16 feet high, 20 feet long and 7 feet wide.

Big boot comes home to Red Wing

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The world's biggest boot celebrated its homecoming Tuesday morning in a parade through downtown Red Wing.

Locals and members of the media lined the streets to gaze at and snap pictures of the 16-foot high boot, manufactured by the Red Wing Shoe Co. The boot is also 20 feet long and 7 feet wide.

"To give you some sense of scale, it would be way too big for the Statue of Liberty to wear," Red Wing Shoe Co. President Dave Murphy said.

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