CP 8512 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 710
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8512 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by D.R. Phillips, 1973. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 1513 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photographer unknown, 1980. From the Bill Sanderson collection.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > Maroon & Grey "Script" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 8" stripes, white frame stripe
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 #1513 (8/28/1980).