GP9

CP 8521

 

 

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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).

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