CP 8507 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
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).