GP9u

CP 1559

 

 

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CP 1559 AT HAMILTON, ON.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1955 as CP 8540

Serial Number : A 783

Class : DS-17

Paint Scheme : Canadian Pacific

This Photo : Dave Broughton, 2009

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8540 at Wilkie, SK., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by R.A. Matthews, 1979. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 1559 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1990. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1559 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1993;

4. CP 1559 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1998;

5. CP 1559 at Oshawa, ON., painted in the Canadian Pacific paint scheme. Photo by Tom Twigge, 2005.

 

Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark > CP Rail System > Canadian Pacific

 

Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8540 (1955). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1559 (1983). Sold to CIT (2002), rebuilt at Alstom Ogden Shops, Calgary AB. Leased back to CP. Declared surplus (5/20/2015). Sold to J&L Consulting (1/2017).

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