CP 8512







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).