GP9u

CP 1609

 

 

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CP 1609 AT TORONTO, ON.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1957 as CP 8670

Serial Number : A 1126

Class : DS-17

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark

This Photo : Tom Twigge, 2005

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8670 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1977;

2. CP 1609 at North Bay, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1988;

3. CP 1609 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1998.

 

Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes

 

Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8670 (1957). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1609 (1985). Equipped with CANAC remote control 'beltpack' equipment. Mated with Slug #1016. Retired (9/26/2012). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping.

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