GP9

CP 8503

 

 

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CP 8503 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 701

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8503 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by D.W. Hately, 1965. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8503 at Ottawa, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1967. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 8503 at Port Coqitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by D.E. Cummings, 1976. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 1526 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1996.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > Maroon & Grey "Script" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Large 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 #1526 (9/29/1981).

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