SD40

CP 5559

 

 

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CP 5559 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1967

Serial Number : A 2204

Class : DRF-30b2 QES

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Large Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1978

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 5559, painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photographer, date and location unknown. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 5559 at Alyth, Calgary, AB., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1972. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 5559 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1984;

4. CP 5559 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1994;

5. CP 5559 at Port Coquitlam, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 1996;

6. DM&E 6084 at Mason City, IA., painted in the ex-CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Tom Farrell, 2009. From the Bill Sanderson colection.

 

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 (10/18/1999), became DME #6084.

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