CP 8516 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 714
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1980
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8516 at Edmonton, AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photographer unknown, 1959. From the Mark Forseille collection;
2. CP 8516 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Jean Patenaude, 1976. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 8516 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by E.D. Motis, 1981;
4. CP 1572 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1992.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > 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 #1572 (3/9/1984).