GP9

CP 8540

 

 

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CP 8540 AT WILKIE, SK.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in :1955

Serial Number : A 783

Class : DRS-17b

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : R.A. Matthews, 1979. From the Bill Sanderson collection.

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 8540 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1968. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 8540 at Regina, SK., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photographer unknown, 1976. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 1559 at Hamilton, ON., painted in the Canadian Pacific paint scheme. Photo by Dave Broughton, 2009.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Block" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Large Multimark, 8" stripes

 

Notes : Built by GMD (1955). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed, and renumbered to #1559 (9/29/1983).

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