CP 8509 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 707
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1977
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8509 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Peter Cox, 1956. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 8509 at Ottawa, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1972. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 8509 at Revelstoke, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1974. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
4. CP 1516 at Toronto, ON., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1990.
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 #1516 (12/13/1980).