CP 1583 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1957 as CP 8671
Serial Number : A 1127
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : CP Rail
This Photo : Mark Forseille, 2006
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8671 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1977;
2. CP 1583 at Medicine Hat, AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1986. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 1583 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 2001;
4. CP 1583 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Wilco van Schoonhoven, 2006.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CP Rail
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8671 (1957). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1583 (1984). Equipped with CANAC remote control 'beltpack' equipment. Retired (12/2009). Sold to J&L Consulting, Langley, B.C. (2010). Sold to Southern Railway of BC (SRY); became SRY 128:2 (6/2011).