A welcome center is named after Southwest Airlines, which made a donation for exhibitions last year.
The airline now known as Delta started out as the Huff-Daland Dusters in Macon back in the 1920s. The company moved to Monroe, La., and in 1928 was taken over by a group of investors led by C.E. Woolman.
The company was renamed Delta Air Service for the Mississippi River Delta region it served, and started passenger flights in 1929. It wasn't until 1941 that the airline moved its headquarters from Monroe to Atlanta.
A full-scale model of a Huff Daland Duster, nicknamed the "Puffer," is at the Delta Flight Museum at the airline's headquarters near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
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A Huff-Daland Duster that is a piece of Delta's history is going to be at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.