CP 8526







Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 769

Class : DRS-17b

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979


Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8526 at Field, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Pete Ellis, 1971. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8526 at Port Moody, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by D.E. Cummings, 1973. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1584 at Ogden, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Dale Winkler, 2004.


Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > Maroon & Grey "Script" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Small 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 #1584 (11/1/1984).