CP 8511 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 709
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8511 at Revelstoke, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Harry Schimm, 1974. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 8511 at Revelstoke, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme (experimental). Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1977. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 8511 at Golden, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 1981;
4. CP 1637 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail paint scheme. Photo by Chris Davidson, 2004.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > Maroon & Grey "Script" > CP Rail Small Multimark, 5" stripes (experimental) > CP Rail Small 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 #1637 (1/21/1987).