CP 8501 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 699
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8501 at Toronto, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by L.N. Herbert, 1966. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 8501 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by J. Harlen Wilson, 1978. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 1586 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1998.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes.
Notes : Built by GMD (1955). Equipped with Steam Generator, larger fueltank and water tank, for use in passenger train service; Airtanks relocated to the roof. Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed, and renumbered to #1586 (11/26/1984).