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.