Yard power soaks in the evening sun as a scale test car passes by in the background.
3 old GMDs haul 431 around the curve approaching Oakville Station at mile 21 of the Oakville Sub.
New paint still shining, 7246 glows in the evening sun in Oakville Yard.
On a mild and pleasant Halloween we are treated to a great lineup of old GMD power including GMD1 1423, freshly painted 7246 and a still good looking 4700 (in charge of the "12 O'clock" switch job... (more)
7246 seems to be stalking us, having followed us down from Capreol. No complaints here. Engineer had some the following night, though. "Lookit these people takin pictures of me an' the engine an' ... (more)
Surrounded by black tank cars full of precious petrolium, contractor-operated LTEX 2077 switches the loads and empties in CN's Clarkson Yard. Soon she'll be gathering a cut of them to bring down t... (more)
VIA 920 is sporting a spiffy new set of bug deflectors since I last shot her in May (see photo ID 236528). The sun has dropped beneath the cloud cover and there's a definite hint of winter in the ... (more)
1423 has been parked out in the yard all by herself for the last week or two. This does not bode well for her future here - they did the same thing with 1422 just before they sent her packing. At ... (more)
It's nice to see 4700 back in Oakville Yard even though her paint isn't anywhere near as shiny and new as it was when I shot her at almost the exact same spot close to a year ago (see photo id 206... (more)
After the storm, 4102 waits on the bridge over Royal Windsor Drive for the gates to the Ford plant to be opened. I left the smokestack from the old steam generating plant visible in the right side... (more)
1423 pushes empties up the hill to the Ford loading facility on a pleasant summer's eve while a string of autoracks full of new Ford Edges sit in the yard behind.
I liked the way the clouds looked so I zoomed out to include them - and their reflections - in the shot.
With only 4 or 5 tracks Oakville's south yard is a fraction of the size of the north yard, but there always seems to be something going on.
1423 sits by itself on a track in front of a pair of GP9s in Oakville Yard.
GO 609 heads eastbound into the sunrise with 558 along for moral support as a westbound prepares to depart Oakville Station in the background.