SD40

CP 5508

 

 

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CP 5508 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1966

Serial Number : A 2141

Class : DRF-30a2 QES

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Dual Flags

This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1994

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 5508 at Toronto, ON., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Frank Hooey, 1966. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 5508 at Ignace, ON., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1973. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 5508 at Windsor, ON., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Dennis A. Smolinski, 1978. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

4. CP 5508 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1984;

5. CP 5508 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 1999;

6. DM&E 6080 at Fairburn, SD., painted in the DM&E Blue/Yellow paint scheme. Photo by Rick Briney, 2010.

 

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

 

Notes : Upgraded to SD40-2 electrical specifications. Also equipped with a Q-Tron device for increased tractive effort. Sold to Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (8/16/1999), became DME #6080.

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