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Title C&S The Route of the Dixieliners Sign
Date ca. 1946-1950
Collection Chicago and Southern Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Sign, Advertising
Catalog Number 1953.1.1
Description Hand-painted piece of glass. The C&S Rocket (or Comet) logo is painted in colors of lemon yellow and dark green, three stars and the slogan "The Route of the Dixieliners."
Provenance This piece of hand-painted glass is from a window at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. C&S had a City Ticket Office (CTO) at the Peabody Hotel.

The C&S Rocket (or Comet) trademark was adopted in 1946. Designed by Van Dorn, Nowland and Schladermundt of New York. Logo elements were colors of lemon yellow and dark green, three stars and slogan "The Route of the Dixieliners." In 1950, the brand was updated with an ampersand replacing the star. Source: C&S employee magazine, Sky Steps, April 1946.
Search Terms Chicago and Southern Air Lines (C&S)
C&S Rocket (or Comet)
Memphis, Tn.
Tennessee
South (U.S.)
Subjects Hotels
Logos
Signs
Windows
Credit line Delta Air Lines