GP9

CP 8529

 

 

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CP 8529 AT VANCOUVER, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 772

Class : DRS-17b

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8529 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Alan Miller, 1962. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8529 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by George Horna, 1974. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 8529 at Banff, AB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark scheme (experimental). Photo by John Leeming, 1975;

4. CP 1588 at Edmonton, AB., painted in the CPR Beaver paint scheme. Photo by Mark Veis, 2004.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Small Multimark, 5" stripes (experimental) > 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 #1588 (12/28/1984).

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