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: 3,583,429
Locomotives:  145,563
Rolling Stock:  841,682
Locations:  28,004
What's New?
New Photo Albums
30th St Station - Philadelphia, PA
   -Added 7/24/2014 3:41:02 PM
New to Akron too.
   -Added 7/24/2014 2:49:52 PM
CofG NS#8101 on Trains 74z/75z
   -Added 7/24/2014 11:02:17 AM
Never before in Akron.
   -Added 7/24/2014 9:53:42 AM
Two NS westbounds.
   -Added 7/24/2014 8:35:24 AM
Houston Area Railfanning
   -Added 7/24/2014 7:45:59 AM
Houston Railfanning
   -Added 7/24/2014 6:27:52 AM
Stuff around Kokomo 6/11/14
   -Added 7/24/2014 1:07:45 AM
Schneider/Momence/Kankakee 7/23/14
   -Added 7/23/2014 11:39:17 PM
A quick glimpse at Summit St.
   -Added 7/23/2014 11:25:30 PM
Baltimore Industrials Jun 2014
   -Added 7/23/2014 9:58:24 PM
New London Trip
   -Added 7/23/2014 9:55:00 PM
A Few From Midweek.
   -Added 7/23/2014 8:56:29 PM
A little bit of color
   -Added 7/23/2014 7:36:09 PM
Carolina Piedmont Railroad
   -Added 7/23/2014 7:14:33 PM
Bill Waterman
   -Added 7/23/2014 6:22:28 PM
Paul Hamblin Photos
   -Added 7/23/2014 4:39:01 PM
   -Added 7/23/2014 4:19:34 PM
Amtrak Exhibit Train 2014
   -Added 7/23/2014 4:08:22 PM
Trip to New Mexico
   -Added 7/23/2014 1:31:46 PM
Delightfully EMD powered empty grainer.
   -Added 7/23/2014 1:31:28 PM
Kansas City Southern de Mexico Locomotives (KCSM)
   -Added 7/23/2014 12:02:41 PM
Houston and Dayton, TX Volume 4
   -Added 7/23/2014 6:40:20 AM
Ca 2014
   -Added 7/23/2014 4:14:08 AM
Tucson 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 11:50:35 PM
OVEX coal gondolas, 6-15-2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 11:36:06 PM
Union Pacific engines in Missouri, June 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 10:58:02 PM
CSX in Florida May 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 10:00:01 PM
Lets look at the Dakota,Mn S-Curve,
   -Added 7/22/2014 9:36:04 PM
Great Start to the Week.
   -Added 7/22/2014 5:08:23 PM
Selkirk Division 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 4:42:28 PM
Connellsville, PA
   -Added 7/22/2014 4:10:16 PM
July 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 3:42:57 PM
7/19/2014 King Plow at Howell Interlocking
   -Added 7/22/2014 2:53:56 PM
Track at Pullman
   -Added 7/22/2014 1:32:22 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Kentucky Wandering's 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:58:48 PM
Bill Waterman
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:58:31 PM
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:56:52 PM
New Jersey Transit Atlantic City Line
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:55:31 PM
Chicago & North Western Railway
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:50:21 PM
Illinois 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:24:12 PM
Covered Hoppers-American Car & Foundry (ACF)
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:15:26 PM
Boxcars-Pacific Car & Foundry (PCF)
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:08:51 PM
Boxcars-Pullman Standard (PS)
   -Updated 7/24/2014 2:59:59 PM
Bulkhead Flat Cars
   -Updated 7/24/2014 2:48:52 PM
Covered Hoppers-Pullman Standard (PS)
   -Updated 7/24/2014 2:25:36 PM
Rails at Reusens
   -Updated 7/24/2014 2:08:31 PM
Covered Hoppers-National Steel Car
   -Updated 7/24/2014 2:05:58 PM
Covered Hoppers-Thrall
   -Updated 7/24/2014 1:58:58 PM
   -Updated 7/24/2014 1:45:42 PM
2014 Clinton, IA area
   -Updated 7/24/2014 12:21:46 PM
Grafitti Tagging 'Victims'
   -Updated 7/24/2014 12:00:50 PM
   -Updated 7/24/2014 11:52:32 AM
Industrials/Work Equipment
   -Updated 7/24/2014 11:48:18 AM
Around Ohio
   -Updated 7/24/2014 11:39:05 AM
Around Elma
   -Updated 7/24/2014 11:39:00 AM
Conrail - Blue (Including CSX and NS)
   -Updated 7/24/2014 11:38:22 AM
CSX 2013/2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 11:20:23 AM
NJ Transit 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 10:17:37 AM
Heritage Units/Units of Interest 2013/2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 10:16:09 AM
July 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 10:10:59 AM
RK July 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 10:08:12 AM
Montreal Commuter
   -Updated 7/24/2014 10:06:09 AM
July 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 10:01:57 AM
Freight Trains 2014
   -Updated 7/24/2014 9:55:51 AM
Amtrak in Oregon
   -Updated 7/24/2014 7:17:28 AM
Passenger Cars
   -Updated 7/24/2014 5:47:32 AM
Steve's Freightcars 2003 and later
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:53:13 AM
Market Street Railway/Muni Historic Streetcars
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:27:21 AM
Amtrak and commuters
   -Updated 7/24/2014 3:15:07 AM

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