CP 1697 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1959 as CP 8838
Serial Number : A 1729
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 2003
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8838 at Port Coquitlam B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1978;
2. CP 1697 at Alyth, Calgary, AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1995;
3. CP 1697 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by A. Ross Harrison, 2011.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8838 (1959). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1697 (1987). Retired (9/30/2011). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping (11/11/2011).