GP9u

CP 8217

 

 

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CP 8217 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1954 as CP 8502

Serial Number : A 700

Class : DRS-17

Paint Scheme : CP Rail

This Photo : Mark Forseille, 2006

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8502 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1979;

2. CP 8217 at Golden, B.C., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1993;

3. CP 8217 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme, without Beaver logo. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1999;

4. CP 8217 at Revelstoke, B.C., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme, with added beaver logo. Photo by Wilco van Schoonhoven, 2004;

5. CP 8217 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme, with added beaver logo. Photo by A. Ross Harrison, 2008;

6. CP 8217 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Peter McLaughlin, 2011.

 

Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8502 (1954). Rebuilt by CP, chop-nosed and renumbered to #8217 (1988). Assigned to TEC-64 (Track Evaluation Car) train. Painted in the CP Rail scheme, with Beaver logo added to the cab in a later stage: the only unit so painted.

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