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: 3,714,236
Locomotives:  148,264
Rolling Stock:  875,227
Locations:  28,272
What's New?
New Photo Albums
CN Dash 8M cowl body, plus CSX std. cab Dash 8 in yn2.
   -Added 11/28/2014 2:38:12 PM
Appalachian Coal Fields Nov 2014
   -Added 11/28/2014 1:01:55 PM
February 2014
   -Added 11/28/2014 12:18:52 PM
One east at AY.
   -Added 11/28/2014 11:45:51 AM
A visit to Hudson.
   -Added 11/28/2014 11:25:10 AM
Do not enter!!
   -Added 11/28/2014 11:19:14 AM
CSX Duo - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 10:45:14 AM
Misc Cars - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 10:25:52 AM
TTPX Flatcars - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 9:24:06 AM
NYC Cars (CSX) - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 9:12:48 AM
3 "Flavors" of NS Boscars - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 9:03:46 AM
GRW Gondolas & Coil Cars
   -Added 11/28/2014 8:42:55 AM
CSX Gondolas & Coil Cars - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 8:22:18 AM
CSX Boxcars - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 8:14:34 AM
21st Century Steam 2014
   -Added 11/28/2014 7:10:57 AM
PRR Diesels early 1950's Central Pennsylvania
   -Added 11/28/2014 6:47:03 AM
CN Cars - Griffith, IN
   -Added 11/28/2014 6:33:04 AM
October and November 2014
   -Added 11/28/2014 1:54:13 AM
   -Added 11/27/2014 5:13:17 PM
Epic USA Trip - June 2013
   -Added 11/27/2014 3:31:33 PM
Halifax - Aug 2011
   -Added 11/27/2014 3:23:28 PM
Pictures from Cornelia and Gainesville GA
   -Added 11/27/2014 12:56:25 PM
An afternoon with CVSR.
   -Added 11/27/2014 12:49:08 PM
Train Watching between Johnson City, TN and Marion, NC
   -Added 11/27/2014 11:47:12 AM
Two From Turkey Day.
   -Added 11/27/2014 11:24:49 AM
KCL Derrick #1
   -Added 11/27/2014 10:34:34 AM
Wrong track CSX.
   -Added 11/27/2014 10:19:22 AM
GCSF 0-6-0T #2299
   -Added 11/27/2014 10:17:54 AM
Q327 Interrupted
   -Added 11/27/2014 10:17:43 AM
K Train.
   -Added 11/27/2014 10:01:39 AM
DRI 0-6-0 #50
   -Added 11/27/2014 9:46:28 AM
Occasional Wheeling.
   -Added 11/27/2014 9:38:22 AM
Chicago River & Indiana 0-6-0 #182
   -Added 11/27/2014 6:31:52 AM
American Sheet & Tin Co 0-6-0 #41
   -Added 11/27/2014 6:10:59 AM
1986 Railfanning
   -Added 11/27/2014 4:51:50 AM
Updated Photo Albums
fall winter action 2014 on nys&w
   -Updated 11/28/2014 2:55:44 PM
Missouri 2014-
   -Updated 11/28/2014 2:44:16 PM
Power Shots I
   -Updated 11/28/2014 2:30:00 PM
Western New York Trains
   -Updated 11/28/2014 2:15:04 PM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 2:13:13 PM
November 2014
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:50:27 PM
fall, winter, action 2014 river line
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:20:23 PM
TTX Group
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:20:07 PM
BNSF Group Stock
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:17:49 PM
CN Group Stock
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:16:11 PM
Misc Stock D to F
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:15:07 PM
Misc Stock P to S
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:12:15 PM
Epic USA Trip - June 2013
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:10:20 PM
NS Family Rolling Stock
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:07:21 PM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:04:30 PM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 1:02:11 PM
Misc Stock T to V
   -Updated 11/28/2014 12:58:06 PM
Chicago Railroading
   -Updated 11/28/2014 12:20:12 PM
TRE Trains
   -Updated 11/28/2014 12:06:09 PM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 11:57:38 AM
Editing folder
   -Updated 11/28/2014 11:27:12 AM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 10:41:58 AM
Union Pacific [2010]
   -Updated 11/28/2014 10:41:04 AM
CSX 2013/2014
   -Updated 11/28/2014 10:17:01 AM
Thankfuls - Diesel
   -Updated 11/28/2014 10:04:00 AM
November 2014
   -Updated 11/28/2014 10:01:31 AM
TTC - Toronto Transit Comission
   -Updated 11/28/2014 10:00:33 AM
Thankfuls - Steam
   -Updated 11/28/2014 9:57:55 AM
fall winter action 2014 over peck creek bridge
   -Updated 11/28/2014 9:44:13 AM
Canadian Pacific
   -Updated 11/28/2014 9:40:02 AM
fall , winter action 2014 foreign visitors on the river line
   -Updated 11/28/2014 9:32:21 AM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 9:02:19 AM
NS Reading Line
   -Updated 11/28/2014 9:01:04 AM
NS Harrisburg Line
   -Updated 11/28/2014 8:53:22 AM
   -Updated 11/28/2014 8:13:13 AM

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