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Title Delta Mechanic's Personal Vacuum Cleaner
Date ca. 1993
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Cleaner, Vacuum
Catalog Number 1995.180.12
Description This Delta mechanic's handmade personal vacuum cleaner consists of a fabric bag attached to a piece of aluminum pipe with a metal clamp. The mechanic would connect this tool to the hangar's air supply to clean in work areas inside of aircraft.
Artist/Maker Delta Air Lines
Height (in) 1.5
Length (in) 22.5
Width (in) 10.75
Dimension Details Pieces: 1
Provenance This tool was used by James L. Tyson, who donated it in 1993, when he was a retiree from Dept. 371 Hydraulic Maintenance Overhaul at Delta's Technical Operations Center in Atlanta.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Delta Technical Operations Center (TOC), Atlanta
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Vacuum cleaners
Credit line Gift of James L. Tyson to Delta Air Lines