SD40

CP 5501

 

 

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CP 5501 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1966

Serial Number : A 2134

Class : DRF-30a2 QES

Paint Scheme :  CP Rail Dual Flags

This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1994

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 5501 at London, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. GMD/CP builders photo, 1966. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 5501 at Windsor, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by R. Sabo, 1966. From the E.D. Motis collection;

3. CP 5501 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1977. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 5501 at Windsor, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Earl Minnis, 1982;

5. CP 5501 at Alyth, Calgary AB., partially dismantled, painted in primer. Photo by Doug MacKenzie, 1992;

6. CP 5501 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 1995;

7. DM&E 6068 at Mason City, IA., painted for Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern. Photo by Tom Farrell, 2007. From the Bill Sanderson collection.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Script" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes >  CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes > CP Rail Dual Flags

 

Notes : Upgraded to SD40-2 electrical specifications. Also upgraded with a Q-Tron device for increased tractive effort. Sold to Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (5/17/1999), became DME SD40-3 #6068, named "Joe Chulick".

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