CP 8900 AT MONTREAL, QC.
Built by : CLC
Built in : 1955
Serial Number : 24L861-2900
Class : DRS-24a
Paint Scheme : Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme
This Photo : CPR photograph, 1955. From the Bill Sanderson collection
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8900 at Trail, B.C., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by Jim Hope, 1972. from the Ron Visockis collection;
2. CP 8900 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Block" paint scheme. Photo by E.D. Motis, 1975.
Paint data : Maroon & Grey "Block" (long hood forward) > Maroon & Grey "Block" (short hood forward)
Notes : Built by Fairbanks Morse (1955), completed by CLC. Used in Hump service at Alyth, Calgary AB. (1974-1976). Retired (6/10/1976). scrapped at Ogden shops, Calgary AB. (8/1976). Engine block acquired by FM Engine Division, refurbished and sold to a gas station at Rockford, IL.