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).