GP9u

CP 1578

 

 

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CP 1578 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1955 as CP 8542

Serial Number : A 785

Class : DS-17

Paint Scheme : CP Rail no-Multimark

This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1999

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8542 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1976;

2. CP 1578 at Toronto, ON., involved in a small derailment, painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1987;

3. CP 1578 at Windsor, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Ross Harrison, 1988. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 1578 at Toronto, ON., painted in the Canadian Pacific paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 2010.

 

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

 

Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8542 (1955). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1578 (1984). Equipped with CANAC remote control 'beltpack' equipment. Mated with Slug #1014. Retired (5/2013). Sold to JLCX (2013), scrapped at Chicago Heights Processing (2014).

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