CP 6409 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.
Built by : EMD
Delivered in : 1970 as Illinois Central 6022
Serial Number : 35689
Class : DRF-30
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Dual Flags
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1997
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. SOO 6409 at St. Paul, MN., painted in the SOO Red/White paint scheme. Photo by R. Hammond, 1988. From the E.D. Motis collection;
2. SOO 6409 at St. Paul, MN., painted in the SOO Red/White paint scheme. Photo by Dan Poitras, 1990. From the Bill Sanderson collection.
Paint Data : SOO Red/White > CP Rail Dual Flags
Notes : Built by EMD as Illinois Central #6022 (1/1970), to ICG #6022, then to HELM #5022. Acquired by SOO and renumbered to SOO #6409. Acquired by CP (1991), repainted and renumbered to CP #6409 (1993). Unit built on elongated frame, with larger fueltank compared to standard SD40s, designated as SD40A. Retired (2001). Sold to NRE, Silvis IL (9/2004).