FP9A

CP 1401

 

 

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CP 1401 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1958 as CN 6541

Serial Number : A 1401

Class : N/A

Paint Scheme : Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme

This Photo : Mark Forseille, 2003

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CN 6541 at Toronto, ON., painted in the CN Zebra paint scheme. Photographer unknown, 1973. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. VIA 6541 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the VIA Blue/Yellow paint scheme. Photo by Stan F. Styles, 1987. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. Nebkota 54 at Chadron, NE., painted for Nebkota Railway. Photo by Todd Novak, 1995. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 1401 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 2002;

5. CP 1401 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 2007;

6. CP 1401 at Ogden, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 2008;

7. CP 1401 at Olds, AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 2008;

8. CP 1401 at Ogden, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 2008;

9. CP 1401 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by A. Ross Harrison, 2010.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block"

 

Notes : Built by GMD as CN FP9A #6541 (1958). Sold to VIA (1978), became VIA #6541. Sold to Nebkota Railway (1994), became #54. Acquired by CP (1998), repainted into the Maroon/Grey paint scheme and numbered CP #1401, used in "Royal Canadian Pacific" train service. Stored and replaced by FP9u units #4106-4107. CP #1401 now used as backup power & switcher for the CP #2816 steam train.

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