SD40

CP 5563

 

 

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CP 5563 AT PORT COQUITLAM, B.C.

 

Built by : GMD

Built in : 1967

Serial Number : A 2208

Class : DRF-30b2 QES

Paint Scheme : CP Rail Small Multimark

This Photo : Claude Prutton, 1979

 

Other Photos (chronological) :

1. CP 5563 at Montreal, QC., painted in the Maroon & Grey "Script" paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1967. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

2. CP 5563 at Thunder Bay, ON., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1977. From the Bill Sanderson collection;

3. CP 5563 at Cartier, ON., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1991;

4. CP 5563 at Revelstoke, B.C., painted in the CP Rail no-Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Mark Forseille, 1994.

5. CP 5563 at Ogden, Calgary AB., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1995;

6. DM&E 6079 at Huron, SD., painted in the Ex-CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by James DuBose, 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 no-Multimark > 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 (5/17/1999), became DME #6079.

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