CP 8505 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 703
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8505 at Sudbury, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by John F., 1966. From the Ron Visockis collection;
2. CP 8505 at Prince Albert, SK., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1973. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 8505 at Saskatoon, SK., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme (expermental). Photo by R.A. Matthews, 1976. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
4. CP 1568 at Moose Jaw, SK., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 2004.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes >CP Rail Small Multimark, 5" stripes (experimental) > 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 #1568 (4/6/1984).