CP 8517







Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 715

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark

This Photo : E.D. Motis, 1980


Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8517 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo from the E.D. Motis collection, 1969;

2. CP 8517 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photographer unknown, 1975. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1574 at Thunder Bay, ON., painted in the CPR Beaver paint scheme. Photo by Mark Boesche, 2003.


Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > 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 #1574 (4/30/1984).