In 1925, Mr. S. Claus was looking for a modern alternative to his old-fashioned reindeer-powered sleigh. He was favorably inclined when Goodyear came up with a solution - toy delivery via airship, in this case, Goodyear's Pilgrim I, renamed the Santa Claus Express for the occasion.
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