GP9u

CP 1538

 

 

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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.

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