CP 6408 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.
Built by : EMD
Delivered in : 1970 as Illinois Central 6021
Serial Number : 35687
Class : DRF-30
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Dual Flags
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1994
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. SOO 6408 at London, ON., painted in the SOO Red/White paint scheme. Photo by David T. Stowe, 1991. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 6408 at Keith, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Wilco van Schoonhoven, 2003.
Paint Data : SOO Red/White > CP Rail Dual Flags
Notes : Built by EMD as Illinois Central #6021 (1/1970), to ICG #6021, then to HELM #5021. Acquired by SOO and renumbered to SOO #6408. Acquired by CP (1991), repainted and renumbered to CP #6408 (1993). Unit built on elongated frame, with larger fueltank compared to standard SD40s, designated as SD40A. Retired (2001). Sold to Mandak for scrap (8/2004).