Welcome to Railroad Picture Archives!

Front Page Pic This site contains a large collection of railroad pictures.  You will find photographs of many different railroads!   Browse the collection by locomotives present in the photograph, by the location the photograph was taken, or by locomotive model.  Visit the contributor sites to see the collection of an individual contributor.

Check out our interactive U.S. railroad map!  Each location a photograph was taken will appear on the map as a red dot.  You can zoom in and out to see detailed track configurations all across the U.S.  Registered users will have access to our U.S. Traffic Density map. Quickly find the busiest lines near you!

Traffic Density Map 2011 data update!  

newNew Feature: Heritage Units!  The locomotive search tool has been enhanced to support searching for heritage locomotives.  Follow the link to the locomotive search, type in heritage in the tag field and search!  More locomotive tags will be added in the future.

Want to contribute?  It's free!  First register for a user account by clicking on the 'Register' link on the left.  Once you have registered simply log into the site and click the Contribute link and follow the simple instructions!

The editors of this site will be selecting the best and most interesting photos as they come onto the site.  Each photo that is selected as an editors pick will have a red award icon visible on the top of the picture view page.  You can see the most recent editors picks by selecting the Editors' Picks link from the menu on the left.

You can see the contributor's favorite photos by going to the Contributor Picks link on the left.  On the Contributor's individual site, their picks will be accessible through the My Picks Link.  Each photo that is selected as an contributor pick will have a green award icon visible on the top of the picture view page.

Want to see the most recent photos added to the site all in one screen?  Click the Newest Photos at the top left and see all photos added to the site within a specified number of days.  This is a great way to see all of the newest photos on one page!

Note:  This site is best viewed in Internet Explorer 6.0 or above.
Select one of the links from the menu on the left to begin browsing the collection.
Site Stats
Photos: 3,680,813
Locomotives:  147,471
Rolling Stock:  866,409
Locations:  28,200
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Railfanning in Washington & Oregon 10-19-14
   -Added 10/21/2014 12:46:21 AM
CSX Sunday Morning
   -Added 10/20/2014 11:40:26 PM
Franklin Park
   -Added 10/20/2014 11:30:06 PM
I love my Nikon.
   -Added 10/20/2014 10:59:59 PM
Ekk Grove
   -Added 10/20/2014 10:31:39 PM
Cool older CSX power.
   -Added 10/20/2014 9:29:00 PM
Hattiesburg, MS 10-18-2014
   -Added 10/20/2014 8:55:11 PM
CSX 538 and the mixer west.
   -Added 10/20/2014 8:46:51 PM
CSX in OH & IN Sept. 2013
   -Added 10/20/2014 8:36:03 PM
EJE Steam Locos
   -Added 10/20/2014 7:43:51 PM
Argos Cement Plant Switcher
   -Added 10/20/2014 6:55:18 PM
BNSF & Fall Colors.
   -Added 10/20/2014 6:19:43 PM
Paris Ontario
   -Added 10/20/2014 5:01:51 PM
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Northeast Corridor
   -Added 10/20/2014 1:22:40 PM
CNJ Steam Camelbacks
   -Added 10/20/2014 12:29:35 PM
6 trains at Martinez, CA 10-11-14
   -Added 10/20/2014 12:16:35 PM
B&M Steam Locos
   -Added 10/20/2014 11:57:21 AM
J&L Steel Switcher
   -Added 10/20/2014 11:41:00 AM
A meet in my favor.
   -Added 10/20/2014 10:53:11 AM
BNSF 4445 & an eastbound mixer.
   -Added 10/20/2014 10:28:49 AM
CSX 754 and eastbound racks.
   -Added 10/20/2014 10:11:35 AM
Empty stone on the CSX.
   -Added 10/20/2014 9:48:11 AM
Another morning's stone train.
   -Added 10/20/2014 9:29:03 AM
Conrail on the ex Pennsy
   -Added 10/20/2014 12:50:33 AM
   -Added 10/19/2014 11:53:52 PM
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7-1/2 Hour Tour
   -Added 10/19/2014 11:14:15 PM
Wichita, KS 10/19/14
   -Added 10/19/2014 9:38:07 PM
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Saturday EMDs
   -Added 10/19/2014 8:30:50 PM
   -Added 10/19/2014 8:21:08 PM
Nahant Iowa
   -Added 10/19/2014 7:44:02 PM
Along the way.
   -Added 10/19/2014 6:36:16 PM
CVSR used to go to Canton.
   -Added 10/19/2014 6:11:26 PM
Updated Photo Albums
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of Stockton, CA
   -Updated 10/21/2014 2:51:16 AM
Along the Rails of Kansas: October 2014
   -Updated 10/21/2014 2:31:03 AM
Colorado's Front Range
   -Updated 10/21/2014 2:30:01 AM
In and Around Franklin Canyon
   -Updated 10/21/2014 2:05:25 AM
Grand Trunk Western
   -Updated 10/21/2014 12:46:48 AM
Passenger Cars
   -Updated 10/21/2014 12:24:09 AM
   -Updated 10/21/2014 12:03:22 AM
   -Updated 10/21/2014 12:00:24 AM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 11:52:04 PM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 11:47:41 PM
Calera & Shelby Railroad Museum (Heart Of Dixie)
   -Updated 10/20/2014 11:26:02 PM
Allentown & Auburn RR
   -Updated 10/20/2014 11:13:03 PM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 11:05:25 PM
NS'S Alabama Divison AGS North District
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:59:44 PM
2014 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:59:06 PM
Norfolk Southern 2014
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:57:31 PM
September 2014 Special Edition: Idaho and Montana Part 3
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:53:09 PM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:50:57 PM
BNSF Transfer
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:50:10 PM
WSOR Prairie du Chien Subdivision
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:39:42 PM
Ex-C&NW Tracks Around Madison
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:36:22 PM
October 2013 in Southern Ontario
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:28:29 PM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:26:25 PM
2014 Some grain cars.
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:07:35 PM
Autorack Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 10/20/2014 10:07:16 PM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:54:32 PM
Elk River, MN 2014
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:48:41 PM
PA/NJ May 2014
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:40:05 PM
Rail-Fanning 2014 Part 9
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:33:23 PM
CRYX Cryo-Trans Reefers
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:19:13 PM
Central New York - 2014
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:16:17 PM
Regional & Short Line RR's
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:14:14 PM
Meridian area pictures
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:12:34 PM
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:11:19 PM
NS Frieght Cars #2
   -Updated 10/20/2014 9:09:24 PM

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