ATLANTA AIRPORT SCENES FROM THE 1960s
United Airlines Caravelle pictured at Atlanta in 1963 with a Vickers Viscount taxiing out to the runway in the background. A Delta DC-7 is parked at the end of concourse E.
A fantastic sunset view of an Eastern Airlines Convair 440 awaiting passengers at concourse C in 1965.
Two United Airlines DC-6s and two 727s are parked at concourse D in this photo taken in 1966.
Delta Douglas DC-7 at concourse E with a Convair 880 in the background. The last Delta DC-7 was retired in 1968.
A gorgeous shot of a United 727 leaving the gate in 1967. Notice the concourse E rotunda under construction in the background. This photo sent in by Curtis Abercrombie is attributed to the legendary Jon Proctor.
A Northwest Boeing 707 off the end of concourse D with a United Viscount and Delta Convair 440 in the background, March 1967.
A Piedmont Airlines Boeing 727 on a rainy day in 1967. Notice the ultramodern Gulf gas station in the distance.
A year later at the same spot... a Piedmont FH-227 turboprop. These photos were taken from the rooftop observation deck on concourse C/D.
A Delta Convair 440 at the gate in 1968. Delta's retired its last 440 on April 25, 1970 at which point it became an all jet airline.