CP 8507







Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 705

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979


Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8507 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Bob Loat, 1965. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8507 at Sudbury, ON., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by G.D Marson, 1975. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1556 at Thunder Bay, ON., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Mark Boesche, 2004.


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 #1556 (7/18/1983).