CP 8510 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 708
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1976
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8510 at Toronto, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by D.W. Hately, 1960. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 1512 at St. Paul, MN., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 2002.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" 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 #1512 (10/27/1980).