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 2014 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!

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Select one of the links from the menu on the left to begin browsing the collection.
Site Stats
Photos: 3,966,155
Locomotives:  154,335
Rolling Stock:  936,008
Locations:  28,863
What's New?
New Photo Albums
October 2015
   -Added 10/4/2015 12:29:37 AM
Southwest Georgia action 9/2/15
   -Added 10/3/2015 7:31:11 PM
Port of La & LB Photos
   -Added 10/3/2015 6:52:10 PM
EMD 4-axles and former CR B40-8’s handle the Union City and Fairburn, GA locals
   -Added 10/3/2015 2:18:07 PM
The Kiamichi Railroad, Plus Some BNSF
   -Added 10/3/2015 2:04:34 PM
NS 8102 Pennsylvania Railroad Heritage Unit
   -Added 10/3/2015 1:05:04 PM
BNSF 7928 At Linden
   -Added 10/3/2015 12:23:39 PM
Steam train = much rain.
   -Added 10/3/2015 11:47:27 AM
Still Beautiful in the Rain
   -Added 10/3/2015 10:33:08 AM
EMD 4-axles still rule the Peachtree City and Tyrone, GA locals
   -Added 10/3/2015 5:40:58 AM
Miscellaneous Ontario shots
   -Added 10/3/2015 3:21:54 AM
Traver, CA
   -Added 10/2/2015 11:46:55 PM
2015 Eastern Pennsylvania
   -Added 10/2/2015 11:28:11 PM
Des Moines in the 1990s
   -Added 10/2/2015 8:58:58 PM
NS 391, A01 with a Dash9, and 734 at the White Siding
   -Added 10/2/2015 8:07:23 PM
A Nice Friday
   -Added 10/2/2015 7:31:25 PM
California 2015 Part 2
   -Added 10/2/2015 6:51:39 PM
100 years ago.
   -Added 10/2/2015 6:44:31 PM
Florida Railroad Museum
   -Added 10/2/2015 6:13:24 PM
Workin' the fringes.
   -Added 10/2/2015 5:56:17 PM
October 2015
   -Added 10/2/2015 5:51:05 PM
Q417, Q418, 61N, and 65W power.
   -Added 10/2/2015 5:48:24 PM
Illinois Central Dash 9's
   -Added 10/2/2015 10:37:59 AM
Southern Belle in Southern New Jersey
   -Added 10/2/2015 4:25:15 AM
High and wide WPCA51.
   -Added 10/1/2015 11:24:05 PM
Shortline switching at night.
   -Added 10/1/2015 11:23:59 PM
KCS on 39G.
   -Added 10/1/2015 11:14:51 PM
FRED in action.
   -Added 10/1/2015 11:11:30 PM
   -Added 10/1/2015 10:49:29 PM
Jefferson City, MO: 4-18-2015
   -Added 10/1/2015 10:48:20 PM
Southwest Chiefs
   -Added 10/1/2015 10:29:22 PM
Jefferson City, MO: 3-07-2015
   -Added 10/1/2015 10:24:58 PM
CSX Sanford Subdivision
   -Added 10/1/2015 8:56:26 PM
Rolling Stock - Gondolas - Ferrosur
   -Added 10/1/2015 8:33:30 PM
Rolling Stock - Gondolas - CITX
   -Added 10/1/2015 8:13:08 PM
Updated Photo Albums
NYSW operating the D&H-Binghamton north
   -Updated 10/4/2015 3:22:56 AM
NYSW operating the D&H Binghamton yard and south
   -Updated 10/4/2015 2:53:31 AM
Trains Around The Midwest
   -Updated 10/4/2015 2:37:10 AM
NYSW operating the D&H-Binghamton west
   -Updated 10/4/2015 2:18:29 AM
   -Updated 10/4/2015 1:55:36 AM
CSX 2015
   -Updated 10/4/2015 1:52:52 AM
NYSW 2015
   -Updated 10/4/2015 1:46:58 AM
Conrail in the Southern Tier-Delaware and New York Division
   -Updated 10/4/2015 1:05:49 AM
Conrail in the Southern Tier-Susquehanna and Mahoning Divisions
   -Updated 10/4/2015 12:59:28 AM
Washington state Wanderings
   -Updated 10/4/2015 12:34:26 AM
Sept 2015
   -Updated 10/3/2015 11:54:32 PM
Amtrak Activity
   -Updated 10/3/2015 11:25:07 PM
January 2015
   -Updated 10/3/2015 11:10:52 PM
Intermodal Equipment
   -Updated 10/3/2015 11:08:59 PM
Freight Cars 2015
   -Updated 10/3/2015 10:45:49 PM
Railfanning Part 5 Mo&IL.
   -Updated 10/3/2015 9:52:57 PM
Steam locomotives
   -Updated 10/3/2015 9:49:28 PM
More Chicago Railroading
   -Updated 10/3/2015 9:45:32 PM
Iowa Interstate (IAIS) Engines and Equipment
   -Updated 10/3/2015 9:09:25 PM
New England Central
   -Updated 10/3/2015 8:33:23 PM
Scott crotwell
   -Updated 10/3/2015 8:20:13 PM
Misc Train Engines and Equipment
   -Updated 10/3/2015 8:11:27 PM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of Eckley, CA
   -Updated 10/3/2015 8:08:38 PM
Trains of the Tier
   -Updated 10/3/2015 7:45:43 PM
Railroad Places
   -Updated 10/3/2015 7:18:15 PM
CVSR and predecessors
   -Updated 10/3/2015 7:06:49 PM
Cajon Pass/Beaumont Hill - 2015
   -Updated 10/3/2015 6:55:11 PM
F-40 Swan Song
   -Updated 10/3/2015 6:53:32 PM
   -Updated 10/3/2015 6:45:19 PM
   -Updated 10/3/2015 6:42:19 PM
NS Album
   -Updated 10/3/2015 6:37:24 PM
RR Scenes taken in my travels
   -Updated 10/3/2015 6:06:28 PM
Lehigh Line scenes
   -Updated 10/3/2015 5:47:04 PM
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
   -Updated 10/3/2015 3:42:45 PM
TPW - August - October 2015
   -Updated 10/3/2015 3:35:05 PM

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