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Name Delta Ground Support Equipment (GSE)

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Image of Delta Clarktor 21 Tug - ca. 1947

Delta Clarktor 21 Tug - ca. 1947

Dark blue painted tow tractor, or "tug." Brass plate: "Clarktor / Mfg. by Clark Equipment Co., Industrial Truck Division, Battle Creek, Michigan, U.S.A. / Model: CLARKTOR 21 / Serial No: CT21-20EC158" Second brass plate: "? by J.Q.M.D. / Date: 9-9-47 / Serial No. H4063/ Cap. 4000 lbs d.b.p. / M.D. CM 44" In 1990, the tug had a Delta "Flying D" logo decal on each side of the engine with the number 16000, but that has since been removed.

Image of Delta Bag Cart - ca. 1940s-1950s

Delta Bag Cart - ca. 1940s-1950s

Baggage cart with open sides. Cart has light gray-painted metal end panels, frame and handle. Floor of cart is made of unpainted wood slats. A navy blue-and-white Delta Flying D logo label is on each end panel.

Image of Clarkat CK30 Tug - ca. 1974

Clarkat CK30 Tug - ca. 1974

Dark blue painted tow tractor, or "tug" with off-white cushioned seats. Delta property tag: "Unit part No: 055929117/ NOMENCLATURE/ TUG/ CK30" Clarkat Model No. CK30 Serial No. CKF-127 2248 VIN: FCT-80-149-2027-1171 Year: circa 1974 Mercury Air Group Property Tag# 00210. Modifications: Engine dates from 1980s. Front of tug has been modified (lengthened to accommodate larger engine) at that time. July 2003: Tug overhauled by Delta technicians and painted Delta blue. Presentation plaque installed on tug reads, " Restoration Done By: Dana Alexander/ Eddie Faulkner/ Randy Marko/ Daniel Lewis."

Image of Delta Boeing 727-95, Ship 434, at JAX - 09/1973

Delta Boeing 727-95, Ship 434, at JAX - 09/1973

Digital image, TIFF format, 72 mb Former Northeast Airlines B-727-95 and a tug at Jacksonville, Florida.

Image of Delta Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Dept. 440 - 03/1972

Delta Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Dept. 440 - 03/1972

Digital image, TIFF file format. Black and white 8x10 photograph of employee group posed in four rows. Black sign with white letters in front of group: DELTA AIR LINES / GROUND SUPPORT / EQUIPMENT / DEPT. 440 / MAR. 1972 / ATLANTA, GA./ GARRETT & ASSOCIATES. Man in the plaid jacket is W.H. "Rock" Stone, who joined Delta in 1942 and worked with Delta for more than 30 years as one of Delta's first-qualified jet airline mechanics.

Image of Delta Fairchild FH-227 (former Northeast Airlines), at Boston - 10/1973

Delta Fairchild FH-227 (former Northeast Airlines), at Boston - 10/1973

Digital image, TIFF format, 72 mb Two Delta Fairchild FH-227 (former Northeast Airlines), a Shell fuel truck and Boston Logan International Airport terminal building.

Image of Delta Fairchild FH-227, Ship 005, at Boston - 10/1973

Delta Fairchild FH-227, Ship 005, at Boston - 10/1973

Digital image, TIFF format, 72 mb Delta turbo-prop Boeing 727-232, N378NE, Ship 005 (former Northeast Airlines Ship 512), with ground support equipment and employee under the wing and Boston Logan International Airport terminal building.

Image of Delta Douglas DC-8-51, Ship 813, IAD - 02/1976

Delta Douglas DC-8-51, Ship 813, IAD - 02/1976

Digital image, TIFF format, 72 mb Delta Douglas DC-8-51, N813E, Ship 813, at Washington-Dulles. Parked on ramp with aircraft stairs pulled up to open door and other equipment. Airport tower in background.