GP9

CP 8519

 

 

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CP 8519 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 717

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1977

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8519 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo from the E.D. Motis collection, 1969;

2. CP 8519 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1974. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 8519 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Graham Caverhill, 1976;

4. CP 8519 at Fort MacLeod, AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by D.J. Johnston, 1983. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

5. CP 1612 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail System paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 2004.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Large Multimark, 8" 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 #1612 (1/31/1986).

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