CP 8520







Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 718

Class : DRS-17a

Paint Scheme : Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1976


Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8520 at South Edmonton, AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Richard Yaremko, 1975. From the Ron Visockis collection;

2. CP 8520 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1981. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1601 at Windsor, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Earl Minnis, 1989.


Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > 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 #1601 (10/4/1985).