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: 3,612,284
Locomotives:  146,149
Rolling Stock:  850,164
Locations:  28,065
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Misc Tankers
   -Added 8/22/2014 6:20:13 AM
Boxcars with Character
   -Added 8/22/2014 5:52:33 AM
More Gary Rwy Coil Cars
   -Added 8/22/2014 5:26:01 AM
No more room at Summit St.
   -Added 8/21/2014 11:32:40 PM
   -Added 8/21/2014 10:02:55 PM
Fulton, MO photos
   -Added 8/21/2014 9:24:19 PM
South Texas July 2004
   -Added 8/21/2014 7:37:08 PM
Feb 2014
   -Added 8/21/2014 7:16:37 PM
Jan 2014
   -Added 8/21/2014 6:47:16 PM
CSX Queensgate Working In The " D " Yard North End
   -Added 8/21/2014 6:20:43 PM
   -Added 8/21/2014 5:49:21 PM
1986 Railfanning PA-MD
   -Added 8/21/2014 5:43:12 PM
   -Added 8/21/2014 4:32:54 PM
Pan Am OCS in District 2
   -Added 8/21/2014 3:34:16 PM
Pictures from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario between Sept 1990 and March 2000
   -Added 8/21/2014 2:57:45 PM
Damaged CSX units
   -Added 8/21/2014 12:37:06 PM
Sheridan WY
   -Added 8/21/2014 12:19:27 PM
Gary Railway Coil Cars
   -Added 8/21/2014 11:40:37 AM
Coyotes Can't Read RR Signs!
   -Added 8/21/2014 11:20:50 AM
Old ATSF container outside Fulton MO
   -Added 8/21/2014 11:16:03 AM
Mexico MO Dec. 28 2010
   -Added 8/21/2014 11:11:54 AM
IHB "Parade"
   -Added 8/21/2014 11:05:36 AM
Misc Autoracks
   -Added 8/21/2014 9:44:25 AM
BNSF 5521
   -Added 8/21/2014 9:29:19 AM
Truro Nova Scotia Canada February 2003
   -Added 8/21/2014 9:27:01 AM
Misc Articulated Autoracks
   -Added 8/21/2014 9:16:17 AM
BNSF Articulated Autoracks
   -Added 8/21/2014 8:55:46 AM
SAL/SCL Cabooses
   -Added 8/21/2014 7:44:04 AM
AOK Articulated Auto Racks
   -Added 8/21/2014 6:05:22 AM
Northeast Corridor
   -Added 8/21/2014 2:52:40 AM
Idaho Trains
   -Added 8/21/2014 2:10:36 AM
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WAG 1700
   -Added 8/21/2014 1:36:23 AM
   -Added 8/21/2014 1:03:14 AM
On Broadway, And On, And On
   -Added 8/20/2014 10:52:03 PM
Updated Photo Albums
SAL/SCL Cabooses
   -Updated 8/22/2014 7:10:24 AM
0070's UPRR
   -Updated 8/22/2014 6:39:06 AM
CSX in 2014
   -Updated 8/22/2014 4:57:13 AM
Railfanning the Bakersfield/Tehachapi Area
   -Updated 8/22/2014 4:37:31 AM
In and Around Franklin Canyon
   -Updated 8/22/2014 4:30:52 AM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of the Martinez/Benicia Area
   -Updated 8/22/2014 3:47:49 AM
CSX P907 Office Car Special (OCS)
   -Updated 8/22/2014 1:57:42 AM
SEPTA bomber set
   -Updated 8/22/2014 1:53:14 AM
Washington state Wanderings
   -Updated 8/22/2014 12:37:30 AM
Glenn's Ichabod tagged railcars
   -Updated 8/22/2014 12:11:40 AM
August 2014
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:55:55 PM
NS 39G
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:47:06 PM
South Jersey Rolling Stock
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:41:11 PM
UP in Fort Worth
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:34:32 PM
Pavonia Yard - Camden, NJ
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:28:55 PM
Editing folder
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:22:53 PM
Remnants of the CNW
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:18:27 PM
Idaho Trains
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:16:30 PM
   -Updated 8/21/2014 11:09:58 PM
Union Pacific 2013
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:57:14 PM
Steamfest 2014
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:56:37 PM
AUG 2014
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:43:13 PM
Wishram to Pasco
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:28:48 PM
Railfanning Raleigh, N.C. in the 1980's
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:21:45 PM
NS Piedmont Division Danville District
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:20:13 PM
Stations and RR structures
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:19:54 PM
State of North Carolina (RNCX) Passenger Trains & Locomotives
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:19:18 PM
CSX "A" Line North End Sub
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:18:43 PM
CSX "A" Line South End Sub
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:18:31 PM
CSX "S" Line Aberdeen Sub
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:18:15 PM
Amtrak Downeaster Service
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:16:11 PM
Pan Am Railways - Rigby Yard
   -Updated 8/21/2014 10:13:30 PM
CSX 2014
   -Updated 8/21/2014 9:54:36 PM
3-State chase of Pan Am's North Bennington Turn
   -Updated 8/21/2014 9:28:57 PM
New Bloomfield, MO railroad depot photos
   -Updated 8/21/2014 9:27:09 PM

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