The Wichita Wagonmaster's Windwagon is the biggest toy in the territory, and the men of the Wagonmasters operate it exclusively under the command of Admiral Windwagon Smith.
Some say that Captain Smith and his Windwagon were only a legend - not entirely so - wagons with sails were an actual part of early Kansas prairie history.
You can find pictures of them in Kansas history books.
Wonderful Walt Disney brought it all to life in a movie cartoon in the early 1940's with the famous western quartet, The Sons of the Pioneers singing the story from Doggerel of an Old Sea Dog, ships log of the original Captain Windwagon Smith, who fancied himself a bit of a Poet.
Then it all became real when the River Festival adopted the Windwagon and its skipper (now promoted to Admiral) Windwagon Smith as the standard bearer.
Admiral Windwagon Smith is nominated each year by the Trail Bosses, the Past Admirals, and Wichita Festivals, Inc.
Board of Directors, and then the selection is made by PAWS.