The largest shoe by volume manufactured in Maine has been custom-made by the staff at the Pine Tree Orthopedic Lab on Park Street in Livermore Falls. The prescription shoe is hand-made for a person who has elephantiasis, said company President Bruce MacDonald, in back. It is close to 9 inches in height, a size 22 in length and the width is well over 14E on the bottom, MacDonald said. “We’re keeping this person mobile,” he said. The custom-shoe manufacturing division at the company is growing faster than any other business, MacDonald said. Holding the plaster mold is Victor Butterfield, left, while Joleen Mills, to his right, holds the actual shoe. Also taking part in the project were Tanya Meisner and Bob MacDonald, Bruce MacDonald’s 91-year-old father. 

Staff at the Pine Tree Orthopedic Lab on Park Street in Livermore Falls have custom-made what is considered the largest shoe by volume manufactured in Maine. The prescription shoe is hand-made for a person who has elephantiasis, said company President Bruce MacDonald, in back. It is close to 9 inches in height, a size 22 in length, and the width is well over 14E on the bottom, he said. “We’re keeping this person mobile,” he said. The custom-shoe manufacturing division at the company is growing faster than any other business, MacDonald said. Holding the plaster mold is Victor Butterfield, left, while Joleen Mills, to his right, holds the actual shoe. Also taking part in the project were Tanya Meisner and Bob MacDonald, Bruce MacDonald’s 91-year-old father. 


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