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).