CP 8521 AT NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 719
Class : DRS-17a
Paint Scheme : Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1977
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8521 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1979;
2. CP 8521 at Calgary, AB., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Verne Trevoy, 1980. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 1538 at Golden, B.C., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1993.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > Maroon & Grey "Script" > 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 #1538 (3/4/1982).