CP 1639 AT THUNDER BAY, ON.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1957 as CP 8692
Serial Number : A 1148
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1991
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8692 at Port Coquitlam, B.C. painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1976;
2. CP 1639 at Brandon, MB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1997;
3. CP 1639 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 2013.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8692 (1957). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1639 (1987). Mated with Slug #1000. Retired (9/30/2011). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping.