Delta Air Lines Lockheed 10-B Electra  NC14992       (c/n  1051)


                                        As business grew in the mid 1930s Delta felt a need to provide modern equipment for its
                                        "Trans Southern Route", and accordingly began receiving 10 passenger Lockheed Electras
                                         in 1936  This aircraft remained the mainstay of Delta's fleet until the introduction of the
                                         DC-2 1940.  With the Electra the airline was able to provide cabin service for the first time.
                                        Cold lunches were served by the co-pilot who doubled as steward when not busy in the front
                                        office.  Just discernable on the nose of the close-up below is the fleet number "20" which
                                        would indicated that this machine was NC14990.