SD40

CP 5503

 

 

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CP 5503 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1966

Serial Number : A 2136

Class : DRF-30a2 QES

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1977

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 5503 at Toronto, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by D.W. Hately, 1968. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 5503 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1975. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 5503 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1986. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 5503 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1993;

5. CP 5503 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 1997;

6. DM&E 6083 at Waseca, MN., painted for Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern. Photo by Josh Slusser, 2007. From the Bill Sanderson collection.

 

Paint Data : Maroon & Grey "Script" > CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Large Multimark, 8" stripes, white frame stripe > CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark

 

Notes : Upgraded to SD40-2 electrical specifications, also upgraded with a Q-Tron device for increased tractive effort. Sold to Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (10/18/1999), became DME SD40-3 #6083, named "City of Rapid City".

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