CP 1518 AT EDMONTON, AB.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1955 as CP 8539
Serial Number : A 782
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : CPR Beaver
This Photo : Wilco van Schoonhoven, 2003
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8539 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1977;
2. CP 1518 at Toronto, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1986;
3. CP 1518 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1987. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
4. CP 1518 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1991.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark > CPR Beaver (Beaver logo on cab).
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8539 (1955). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1518 (1981). Mated with Slug #1025. Declared surplus (7/22/2014). Sold to J&L Consulting (8/19/2014), became JLCX #1518. Then to Northern Plains Railroad, became NPR #1518.