GP9u

CP 1588

 

 

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CP 1588 AT EDMONTON, AB.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1955 as CP 8529

Serial Number : A 772

Class : DS-17

Paint Scheme : CPR Beaver

This Photo : Mark Veis, 2004

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8529 at Vancouver, B.C., in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1979;

2. CP 1588 at Toronto, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1988;

3. CP 1588 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CPR Beaver paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 2008;

4. CP 1588 at Ogden, Calgary AB., painted in the CPR Beaver paint scheme. Photo by Doug Mackenzie, 2011.

 

Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" Stripes > CPR Beaver (Beaver logo on cab).

 

Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8529 (1955). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1588 (1984). Equipped with CANAC remote control 'beltpack' equipment. Retired (9/30/2011). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping.

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