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) Sold to Independent Locomotive Service, became ILSX #1319, then to Diesel Locomotive Co, became DLCX #1319.