CP 1538 AT GOLDEN, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1955 as CP 8521
Serial Number : A 719
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : CP Rail no-Multimark
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1993
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8521 at New Westminster, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1977;
2. CP 1538 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Pete Ellis, 1982. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 1538 at Calgary, AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Richard Parlby, 1988;
4. CP 1538 at Medicine Hat, AB., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1998.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark > CP Rail
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8521 (1955). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1538 (1982). Sold to CIT (2002), rebuilt at Alstom Ogden Shops, Calgary AB. Leased back to CP. Retired (8/29/2012). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping.