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AJC Photo Vault: From a humble start, Delta now an aviation powerhouse

By Arlinda Smith Broady - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution



As one of the world’s largest airlines, Delta came from humble beginnings as a crop duster trying to eradicate the scourge of the South, the “evil” boll weevil. The Photo Vault today looks back at how this small operation helped shape Atlanta into the hub of commerce and culture that it is today.

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