GP9

CP 8506

 

 

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CP 8506 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 704

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8506 at Trois Rivieres, QC., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Roger Boisvert, 1968. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8506 at North Bay, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Michael P. McIlwaine, 1974. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 8506 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by J.M. Seidl, 1981. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 1552 at Ogden, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1995.

 

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 #1552 (6/24/1983).

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