GP9u

CP 1579

 

 

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CP 1579 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1956 as CP 8634

Serial Number : A 974

Class : DS-17

Paint Scheme : Canadian Pacific

This Photo : Mark Forseille, 2006

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8634 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by E.D. Motis, 1975;

2. CP 1579 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1984;

3. CP 1579 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1995;

4. CP 1579 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 2005.

 

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

 

Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8634 (1956). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1579 (1984). Equipped with CANAC remote control 'beltpack' equipment. Declared surplus (7/1/2014).

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