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!

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: 4,008,166
Locomotives:  155,410
Rolling Stock:  947,537
Locations:  28,953
What's New?
New Photo Albums
4501 Mikado
   -Added 11/24/2015 8:51:36 PM
Shelby, Ohio`s Polar Express train. Thanks to the Ashland Railway!!!
   -Added 11/24/2015 6:45:08 PM
Glenn's IC Boxcars
   -Added 11/24/2015 3:22:40 PM
Glenn's WC Boxcars
   -Added 11/24/2015 1:22:42 PM
Slater and Marshall, MO: 10-26-2014
   -Added 11/23/2015 11:44:59 PM
Sunday Outing 11-22-2015
   -Added 11/23/2015 11:34:55 PM
Jefferson City, MO: 10-31-2015
   -Added 11/23/2015 10:49:57 PM
Mohawk Sub 2015
   -Added 11/23/2015 8:51:36 PM
Union Junction
   -Added 11/23/2015 6:30:40 PM
East Kyune Pass Road
   -Added 11/23/2015 5:44:57 PM
Chicagoland 2015
   -Added 11/23/2015 5:37:02 PM
CSX's Fairburn sorting yard remains all EMD in 2015.
   -Added 11/23/2015 4:54:44 PM
Haviland, KS
   -Added 11/23/2015 4:54:34 PM
Sunrise blues and mid day green & blues.
   -Added 11/23/2015 1:36:40 PM
A mixed freight with two Geeps in tow
   -Added 11/23/2015 11:58:20 AM
Northwest Steel & Wire Steam Locos
   -Added 11/23/2015 9:26:08 AM
SRS Detection Cars #125 & 126
   -Added 11/23/2015 9:03:19 AM
Squaw Creek Coal FM Switcher
   -Added 11/23/2015 8:46:59 AM
PVCX equipment in CT
   -Added 11/23/2015 8:29:16 AM
St Clair Tunnel Co 0-10-0 Camelback
   -Added 11/23/2015 8:17:44 AM
Short stacks & auto racks.
   -Added 11/23/2015 7:59:25 AM
Rockdale, Sandow & Southern Switchers
   -Added 11/23/2015 5:47:31 AM
Peoria & Pekin Union Rwy #76
   -Added 11/23/2015 5:35:16 AM
Peabody Coal Baldwin #1616
   -Added 11/23/2015 5:15:31 AM
   -Added 11/22/2015 11:41:02 PM
Black River & Western "North Pole Express" - 11/22/15
   -Added 11/22/2015 11:19:44 PM
Rock Island in El Reno-The Halloween Album
   -Added 11/22/2015 11:11:52 PM
   -Added 11/22/2015 10:19:03 PM
CSX Action in Brunswick, Maryland - November 2015
   -Added 11/22/2015 10:17:02 PM
Sept. 2015 in the Upper Midwest
   -Added 11/22/2015 8:54:22 PM
The Valley comes and goes.
   -Added 11/22/2015 8:35:47 PM
Ontario and Western Michigan Trains - October 2015
   -Added 11/22/2015 7:52:13 PM
Crossing the River
   -Added 11/22/2015 6:40:58 PM
Marion sounded like a good idea.
   -Added 11/22/2015 5:37:39 PM
Rare LSMS 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler
   -Added 11/22/2015 4:39:49 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Hard working locomotives
   -Updated 11/24/2015 9:03:10 PM
CSX's Fairburn sorting yard remains all EMD in 2015.
   -Updated 11/24/2015 9:01:32 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 11/24/2015 9:00:42 PM
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:50:12 PM
Fort Eustis Military Railway
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:48:35 PM
Army Rail Museum
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:46:48 PM
CSX 2015
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:33:16 PM
2015 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:19:18 PM
SP/UP/AMTK in Salem, OR
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:15:11 PM
Willamette Valley - Albany to Salem
   -Updated 11/24/2015 8:13:45 PM
CSX hertiage units (At least what they should look like)
   -Updated 11/24/2015 7:14:31 PM
Louisville, Ky./Southern Indiana
   -Updated 11/24/2015 6:11:31 PM
Freight Trains 2015
   -Updated 11/24/2015 6:02:01 PM
NJT ALP-45DP Engines 2015
   -Updated 11/24/2015 5:59:37 PM
NJ Transit Electric Engines 2015
   -Updated 11/24/2015 5:58:30 PM
Raritan Center Railroad 2015
   -Updated 11/24/2015 5:56:27 PM
2015 Clinton, IA area
   -Updated 11/24/2015 5:27:19 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad
   -Updated 11/24/2015 4:49:41 PM
Austell- 2015 part 1
   -Updated 11/24/2015 4:34:44 PM
NJT Hoboken Terminal
   -Updated 11/24/2015 4:30:50 PM
Heritage Unit Catches
   -Updated 11/24/2015 4:19:03 PM
Glenn's Centerbeam Flats
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:49:08 PM
Glenn's IBT Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:46:39 PM
Glenn's ATW Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:43:53 PM
Glenn's NATX Tankcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:41:35 PM
Glenn's Bulkhead Flatcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:39:37 PM
Glenn's Misc. Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:31:34 PM
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:30:27 PM
Glenn's Gondolas
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:16:03 PM
Glenn's CNW Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:12:42 PM
Glenn's CSX Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 3:04:30 PM
Glenn's HS Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 2:53:02 PM
Glenn's EEC Boxcars
   -Updated 11/24/2015 2:47:00 PM
Southern Pacific
   -Updated 11/24/2015 2:40:46 PM
Glenn's ACFX 3-Bay Covered Hoppers
   -Updated 11/24/2015 2:35:18 PM

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