CP 1503 AT ALYTH, CALGARY AB.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1953 as CP 8422
Serial Number : A 509
Class : DS-15
Paint Scheme : CP Rail System
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 2001
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8422 at Calgary, AB., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Ron Visockis, 1976;
2. CP 1503 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Verne Trevoy, 1981. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 1503 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1995;
4. CP 1503 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 2011.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark > CP Rail System > Canadian Pacific
Notes : Built by GMD as GP7 #8422 (1953). Rebuilt by CP as GP7u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1503 (1981). Sold to CIT (2002), rebuilt at Alstom Ogden Shops, Calgary AB. Leased back to CP. Retired (9/30/2011). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping.