Goodyear's rolling out their Wingfoot Express 1917 Packard 3-ton truck, a replica of the first commercial truck to roll on pneumatic tires, to promote the opening of various Wingfoot Commercial Tire Centers. During the Wilson administration, the truck made the 740-mile trip from Akron to New England in 28 days, using up just as many tires in the process. 21 days late, the two-man team and their film crew made it to Goodyear's fabric mill in Killingly, CT, where much to their surprise they were greeted by
Mission of Burma
a brass band and hundreds of cheerful mill workers. Later on in Akron, Devo started, but we're not sure if Mothersbaugh, Casale, et. al. ever saved a freight car for Uncle Sam.
We Even Saw the Lights of the Goodyear Blimp... [Internal]