CP 8523







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).