CP 8504







Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 702

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Harry Schimm, 1974. From the Bill Sanderson collection.


Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8504 at Revelstoke, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Bob Loat, 1962. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8504 at Nanaimo, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Kenneth M. Ardinger, 1979. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1541 at Regina, SK., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1997.


Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > 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 #1541 (4/21/1982).