GP9

CP 8501

 

 

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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).

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