CP 1647 AT ALYTH, CALGARY AB.
Built by : GMD
Built in : 1957 as CP 8707
Serial Number : A 1164
Class : DS-17
Paint Scheme : Canadian Pacific
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 2004
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 8707 at Vancouver, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Claude Prutton, 1976;
2. CP 1647 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1997;
3. CP 1647 at Winnipeg, MB., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bernie Goodman, 1997;
4. CP 1647 at Alyth, Calgary AB., painted in the Canadian Pacific paint scheme. Photo by Cor van Steenis, 2008.
Paint Data : CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes > Canadian Pacific
Notes : Built by GMD as GP9 #8707 (1957). Rebuilt by CP as GP9u, chop-nosed and renumbered to #1647 (1987). Sold to CIT (2002), rebuilt at Alstom Ogden Shops, Calgary AB. Leased back to CP. Retired (3/28/2012). Sent to SRY, New Westminster B.C., for parts salvage and scrapping.