CP 1561 AT ALYTH, CALGARY AB.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1954 as CP 8483
Serial Number : A 681
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : CP Rail no-Multimark
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1993
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8483 at Thunder Bay, ON., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Ronald A. Plazzotta, 1976. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 1561 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 1561 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1998;
4. CRLX 1561 at Edmonton, AB., painted in the Ex-CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Pierre Ozorak, 2010. From the Bill Sanderson collection.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark > CP Rail
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8483 (1954). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1561 (1983). Retired (9/30/2008). Sold to Canadian Railserve. Moved to Edmonton as CRLX #1561 (7/2010).