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: 4,668,919
Locomotives:  172,020
Rolling Stock:  1,082,109
Locations:  30,461
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Schiller Park, IL
   -Added 11/15/2018 10:33:27 PM
CA51 out in the snow with stone.
   -Added 11/15/2018 10:25:02 PM
Little Rock Port Authority
   -Added 11/15/2018 9:50:20 PM
Whiting, IN
   -Added 11/15/2018 9:37:25 PM
All racks east
   -Added 11/15/2018 8:56:19 PM
Rail-Fanning 2018 Vol. 4
   -Added 11/15/2018 8:48:43 PM
NS 9898 NS 9774, NS 2674 Lead EastBound Stack Train
   -Added 11/15/2018 3:47:31 PM
A Pair of Westbound IHBGP40-2's
   -Added 11/15/2018 7:19:56 AM
November 2018
   -Added 11/15/2018 6:31:37 AM
Hot Metal Bottle Train Ambles By
   -Added 11/15/2018 6:26:30 AM
Yukon Railroad Photos
   -Added 11/14/2018 11:33:34 PM
Europe 2018 Days 7, 12, + 14: Berlin
   -Added 11/14/2018 10:36:28 PM
Europe 2018 Day 6: the Children's Railway Berliner Parkeisenbahn
   -Added 11/14/2018 9:43:30 PM
Europe 2018 Day 5: Doubleheader to Dosky
   -Added 11/14/2018 8:22:01 PM
Europe 2018 Day 4: Riding behind a Mikado
   -Added 11/14/2018 7:45:47 PM
Playing in traffic
   -Added 11/14/2018 7:13:38 PM
Norfolk Southern Pochantas Division 2018
   -Added 11/14/2018 5:56:47 PM
TOAX Articulated Vehicular Flats
   -Added 11/14/2018 5:34:36 PM
Misc Gondolas
   -Added 11/14/2018 5:11:42 PM
NS Gondolas
   -Added 11/14/2018 4:56:53 PM
Galesburg & Burlington 9-11-2014
   -Added 11/14/2018 4:43:45 PM
Dolton March 16th, 2014
   -Added 11/14/2018 4:13:49 PM
CR gondolas
   -Added 11/14/2018 3:44:17 PM
TADs SEPTA moves 615
   -Added 11/14/2018 2:40:08 PM
Streator June 25th 2014
   -Added 11/14/2018 1:28:31 PM
Lafayette March 11th, 2014
   -Added 11/14/2018 12:40:34 PM
N&W Gondolas
   -Added 11/14/2018 6:46:22 AM
Gary Rwy Gondolas
   -Added 11/14/2018 6:01:05 AM
One day, multiple pursuits
   -Added 11/14/2018 4:28:43 AM
Coal hoppers and gons
   -Added 11/14/2018 3:57:37 AM
UP Little Rock sub action Nov 2018
   -Added 11/13/2018 10:20:35 PM
Bob Jordan ~ Burlington Northern
   -Added 11/13/2018 5:52:14 PM
11-09-2018 Homer Illinois
   -Added 11/13/2018 3:27:42 PM
11-09-2018 Sidney Illinois
   -Added 11/13/2018 2:53:47 PM
June 2017
   -Added 11/13/2018 2:51:14 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Winona, MN. 2015
   -Updated 11/16/2018 2:23:51 AM
Northeast WI and UP of MI, Fall 2018
   -Updated 11/16/2018 2:18:15 AM
Rocktober 2018
   -Updated 11/16/2018 2:10:53 AM
Railfanning 2k18, Lets see what we catch this year!
   -Updated 11/16/2018 2:06:51 AM
Electric traction
   -Updated 11/16/2018 1:49:50 AM
South Texas July 2018
   -Updated 11/16/2018 12:48:44 AM
Redding - Shasta Lake
   -Updated 11/16/2018 12:29:51 AM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 11/16/2018 12:00:47 AM
Metro-North Railroad
   -Updated 11/15/2018 11:56:17 PM
Conrail/CSX/NS in New Jersey
   -Updated 11/15/2018 11:50:51 PM
South Texas May 2018
   -Updated 11/15/2018 11:38:57 PM
Eugene, OR
   -Updated 11/15/2018 11:29:35 PM
South Texas Nov 2018
   -Updated 11/15/2018 11:03:12 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad
   -Updated 11/15/2018 11:01:27 PM
Industrials Ballast/rock trains TX Spt 99 ARK Aug 2018
   -Updated 11/15/2018 10:47:57 PM
   -Updated 11/15/2018 10:44:48 PM
Miscellaneous NYC Transit
   -Updated 11/15/2018 10:37:48 PM
Shortlines Arkansas
   -Updated 11/15/2018 10:20:46 PM
   -Updated 11/15/2018 10:07:09 PM
Abandoned/Historic New Jersey
   -Updated 11/15/2018 10:00:39 PM
UP Little Rock sub action Nov 2018
   -Updated 11/15/2018 9:52:59 PM
White River Junction, VT
   -Updated 11/15/2018 9:33:11 PM
   -Updated 11/15/2018 9:27:23 PM
Amsterdam, NY
   -Updated 11/15/2018 8:15:11 PM
Pictures i Took in Wildwood Yard XVI
   -Updated 11/15/2018 8:12:14 PM
C & NW
   -Updated 11/15/2018 8:12:01 PM
UP freight cars
   -Updated 11/15/2018 8:08:52 PM
UP Oregon
   -Updated 11/15/2018 7:42:26 PM
JR Yamanote Line
   -Updated 11/15/2018 7:40:44 PM
Norfolk Southern Pochantas Division 2018
   -Updated 11/15/2018 7:25:40 PM
JR Saikyo Line
   -Updated 11/15/2018 7:12:49 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 11/15/2018 7:11:31 PM
June 2017
   -Updated 11/15/2018 6:54:54 PM
JR Chuo East Line
   -Updated 11/15/2018 6:40:12 PM
Hudson Valley 2018
   -Updated 11/15/2018 6:34:40 PM

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