CP 5653 AT SMITHS FALLS, ON.
Built by : EMD
Delivered in : 1972
Serial Number : 72657-25
Class : DRF-30j
This Paint Scheme : CP Rail no-Multimark
This Photo : Bill Sanderson, 1989
Other Photos (chronological) :
1. CP 5653 at Montreal, QC., painted in the CP Rail Large Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Bruce Chapman, 1981. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
2. CP 5653 at Kamloops, B.C., painted in the CP Rail Small Multimark paint scheme. Photo by Stan F. Styles, 1983. From the Bill Sanderson collection;
3. CP 5653 at Smiths Falls, ON., painted in the CP Rail Dual Flags paint scheme. Photo by Bill Sanderson, 1996.
Paint Data : CP Rail Large Multimark, 5" stripes > CP Rail Small Multimark, 8" stripes > CP Rail no-Multimark* > CP Rail Dual Flags
* : Outshopped in August 1987 in CP Rail no-Multimark paint, but with Black & White rear end stripes. This treatment was found on three CP SD40-2's (#5601, #5653, and #5780). This was the result of the units being inside the Ogden paint shop when the Multimark was discontinued on August 11, 1987.
Notes : Retired (2002). Sold to NRE, Mt. Vernon IL. (9/2004), became NREX #5653. Then to Ferrocarril Centro Atlantica, became FCA #4801.