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: 3,682,406
Locomotives:  147,550
Rolling Stock:  866,926
Locations:  28,207
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Little Falls
   -Added 10/22/2014 10:54:04 PM
   -Added 10/22/2014 10:48:38 PM
A Couple Mid Week Goodies.
   -Added 10/22/2014 8:33:46 PM
Stevens Point
   -Added 10/22/2014 7:51:37 PM
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
   -Added 10/22/2014 7:50:13 PM
Railroad Days
   -Added 10/22/2014 5:31:47 PM
Ohio Tourist Railroads
   -Added 10/22/2014 5:08:29 PM
Gainesville Tx
   -Added 10/22/2014 3:27:30 PM
Norfolk Southern C23 - 10/22/14
   -Added 10/22/2014 2:37:33 PM
B&O 185th Anniversary Caboose
   -Added 10/22/2014 1:13:56 PM
CSX Trenton Subdivison
   -Added 10/22/2014 1:11:26 PM
CSAO Morrisville Operations
   -Added 10/22/2014 12:58:21 PM
2014 New River Train
   -Added 10/22/2014 12:12:53 PM
Morning in Pocatello
   -Added 10/22/2014 11:50:00 AM
CSX 33 plays with tractors.
   -Added 10/22/2014 11:36:59 AM
CSX 814 motors empty coal hoppers east.
   -Added 10/22/2014 11:31:11 AM
Tuesday in La Crosse WI
   -Added 10/22/2014 6:41:23 AM
SP 4-8-2 "Mountain-type" locos
   -Added 10/22/2014 6:10:29 AM
Southern Pacific 2-8-0 Consolidations
   -Added 10/22/2014 5:05:48 AM
4Q 2014
   -Added 10/22/2014 2:02:39 AM
Great INRD's & Much More.
   -Added 10/21/2014 11:40:16 PM
Wisconsin Rapids
   -Added 10/21/2014 11:35:07 PM
   -Added 10/21/2014 11:27:16 PM
   -Added 10/21/2014 11:10:18 PM
Train 426 at Halethorpe Station
   -Added 10/21/2014 10:58:12 PM
GP locomotives
   -Added 10/21/2014 10:51:56 PM
CSX 757 breaks the morning silence.
   -Added 10/21/2014 10:50:38 PM
   -Added 10/21/2014 9:33:17 PM
Rochelle, IL 8/10-11, 2014
   -Added 10/21/2014 8:45:42 PM
2014 Visit to Grand Canyon Rwy Williams, AZ
   -Added 10/21/2014 8:04:59 PM
3 pairs of CN on the Bridge
   -Added 10/21/2014 6:46:05 PM
   -Added 10/21/2014 6:12:38 PM
Various Michigan Pics
   -Added 10/21/2014 5:46:48 PM
TPW Diesels
   -Added 10/21/2014 5:22:40 PM
Wheeling & Lake Erie #2671
   -Added 10/21/2014 5:01:47 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Clinchfield 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:46:01 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:45:02 PM
Signals Are Cool!
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:44:27 PM
Rail-Fanning 2014 Part 9
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:42:57 PM
GP locomotives
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:39:57 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:25:26 PM
October 2014 Roadtrip
   -Updated 10/22/2014 11:13:10 PM
Railfanning The CSX St. Lawrence Subdivision.
   -Updated 10/22/2014 10:40:19 PM
Norfolk Southern 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 10:03:32 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:55:37 PM
Ex-C&NW Tracks Around Madison
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:45:34 PM
Freight Cars 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:40:59 PM
TADs 2014 CSX
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:36:35 PM
WSOR Prairie du Chien Subdivision
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:29:35 PM
BNSF Transcon, Oct 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:29:03 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:15:02 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:07:55 PM
Passenger Cars
   -Updated 10/22/2014 9:07:03 PM
Locomotives 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:48:18 PM
CSX 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:32:42 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:27:17 PM
Waycross Ga 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:26:15 PM
Cable, MN
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:24:53 PM
My Rolling Stock
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:08:40 PM
2014 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:05:59 PM
NJ Transit Electric Engines 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 8:01:09 PM
NJ Transit Passenger Cars 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 7:54:11 PM
Wisconsin Rapids
   -Updated 10/22/2014 7:49:20 PM
Oshkosh Industry
   -Updated 10/22/2014 7:06:18 PM
Pomona Yards in Greensboro
   -Updated 10/22/2014 7:02:58 PM
NS Harrisburg Division
   -Updated 10/22/2014 6:59:39 PM
2014 Some grain cars.
   -Updated 10/22/2014 6:44:44 PM
Freight Cars 2014
   -Updated 10/22/2014 6:39:59 PM
Nevada Northern Railway Museum
   -Updated 10/22/2014 6:23:56 PM
2014 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 10/22/2014 6:10:23 PM

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