CP 8523 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.
Built by : GMD
Built in :1955
Serial Number : A 766
Class : DRS-17b
Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark
This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1980
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8523 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1968. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 8523 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Phto by Bob Loat, 1970. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 1590 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1997.
Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Large Multimark, 8" stripes, white frame stripe
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 #1590 (2/14/1985).