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: 3,943,031
Locomotives:  154,090
Rolling Stock:  930,300
Locations:  28,813
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Ontario Trains - August 2015
   -Added 9/4/2015 6:28:54 PM
Western North Carolina shots; mid 1990's
   -Added 9/4/2015 6:28:37 PM
Brunswick, MD Trip
   -Added 9/4/2015 5:25:06 PM
Return to Abrams after 32 years
   -Added 9/4/2015 3:45:27 PM
SWP 4006 & 406 in the open
   -Added 9/4/2015 12:11:49 PM
September 2015
   -Added 9/4/2015 9:46:41 AM
NSW Photos
   -Added 9/4/2015 6:53:01 AM
   -Added 9/4/2015 12:45:36 AM
Buffalo, iA: 12-04-2011
   -Added 9/4/2015 12:39:08 AM
Greensboro 2015
   -Added 9/3/2015 10:47:35 PM
Collier 9-3-15
   -Added 9/3/2015 10:39:17 PM
CSX 8026 with overhead sun.
   -Added 9/3/2015 10:04:10 PM
Railfanning the last AEM7s
   -Added 9/3/2015 9:33:46 PM
Houston METRORail
   -Added 9/3/2015 8:08:49 PM
   -Added 9/3/2015 7:05:00 PM
BNSF in Cajon Pass
   -Added 9/3/2015 6:16:02 PM
A production Tier 4 GEVO in revunue service! BNSF 3921
   -Added 9/3/2015 5:53:54 PM
NS Southern Heritage leading 16A!
   -Added 9/3/2015 4:12:09 PM
Kalamazoo, MI
   -Added 9/3/2015 2:40:08 PM
September 2015
   -Added 9/3/2015 1:43:52 PM
LORAM grindes her way down the CSX Willard sub, durring the night.
   -Added 9/3/2015 12:27:09 PM
Return to Enola after 28 years
   -Added 9/3/2015 8:25:15 AM
Seaboard System RR Locomotives
   -Added 9/3/2015 7:15:01 AM
NS Pittsburgh Line
   -Added 9/2/2015 11:02:53 PM
Enola yard: Then and Now (1977-83 vs 2014) Part II
   -Added 9/2/2015 9:13:19 PM
CSX Broad Blvd.
   -Added 9/2/2015 9:12:04 PM
765 on the RBMN, III
   -Added 9/2/2015 7:48:22 PM
NS 8098 Conrail Heritage Unit
   -Added 9/2/2015 7:42:46 PM
US Wagons
   -Added 9/2/2015 6:37:47 PM
CA Miscellaneous
   -Added 9/2/2015 6:07:55 PM
US Miscellaneous
   -Added 9/2/2015 6:01:36 PM
   -Added 9/2/2015 5:00:25 PM
   -Added 9/2/2015 4:30:05 PM
Great Fredericksburg Shots
   -Added 9/2/2015 2:13:17 PM
Seaboard System RR Rolling Stock
   -Added 9/2/2015 9:37:50 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Mid North Carolina in the 1990's
   -Updated 9/4/2015 7:07:37 PM
Johnson Ry Services, Locomotive Rebuilders
   -Updated 9/4/2015 7:03:24 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 9/4/2015 6:55:19 PM
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train Chase (08/11/15)
   -Updated 9/4/2015 6:18:54 PM
   -Updated 9/4/2015 4:33:10 PM
Carbondale, Illinois II
   -Updated 9/4/2015 4:21:56 PM
SP/UP/AMTK in Salem, OR
   -Updated 9/4/2015 3:40:17 PM
BNSF in Cajon Pass
   -Updated 9/4/2015 3:36:27 PM
   -Updated 9/4/2015 3:02:02 PM
August 2015
   -Updated 9/4/2015 3:01:15 PM
Regional Transportation Authority
   -Updated 9/4/2015 2:39:08 PM
Return to Enola after 28 years
   -Updated 9/4/2015 2:24:26 PM
Enola yard: Then and Now (1977-83 vs 2014) Part II
   -Updated 9/4/2015 2:14:24 PM
Durham's Train Station
   -Updated 9/4/2015 1:58:18 PM
Las Vegas Area 2015
   -Updated 9/4/2015 1:45:14 PM
Lincoln Depot
   -Updated 9/4/2015 1:12:40 PM
X's Train Stuff
   -Updated 9/4/2015 1:05:30 PM
   -Updated 9/4/2015 11:42:01 AM
CN Manitowoc and Plymouth Subdivisions
   -Updated 9/4/2015 11:16:11 AM
Penn Central
   -Updated 9/4/2015 10:55:10 AM
Chicagoland Fun
   -Updated 9/4/2015 9:51:47 AM
NOKL equipment in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:25:19 AM
MWCX equipment in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:24:20 AM
ICG equipment in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:22:36 AM
Seaboard System RR Rolling Stock
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:22:06 AM
GMTX equipment in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:21:37 AM
GATX tank cars in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:19:52 AM
CSXT equipment in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:18:56 AM
COER equipment in CT
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:16:47 AM
Georgia and the Carolinas
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:11:45 AM
Seaboard System RR Locomotives
   -Updated 9/4/2015 8:09:36 AM
NS 2015
   -Updated 9/4/2015 7:12:45 AM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 9/4/2015 6:08:54 AM
   -Updated 9/4/2015 5:58:10 AM
Some Switchers
   -Updated 9/4/2015 3:36:46 AM

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