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: 3,732,467
Locomotives:  148,614
Rolling Stock:  880,333
Locations:  28,309
What's New?
New Photo Albums
SKSX Tankers - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/19/2014 7:43:23 AM
GATX Tankers - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/19/2014 7:28:02 AM
Christmas Break 2014
   -Added 12/19/2014 1:32:30 AM
The Return of B&O 800
   -Added 12/19/2014 12:20:43 AM
Yard Job out on the Main
   -Added 12/18/2014 8:48:04 PM
Finally, a Sunny Afternoon
   -Added 12/18/2014 8:44:25 PM
Depots OK MO
   -Added 12/18/2014 7:07:52 PM
   -Added 12/18/2014 6:41:50 PM
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   -Added 12/18/2014 5:26:38 PM
AGR Boxcars - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/18/2014 5:00:44 PM
Simplot Games Commemorative Car
   -Added 12/18/2014 2:11:28 PM
NS in South Carolina, 1990's.
   -Added 12/18/2014 12:17:27 PM
Cassoday, KS
   -Added 12/18/2014 12:09:14 PM
   -Added 12/18/2014 10:21:02 AM
Canadian Pacific and CN
   -Added 12/18/2014 10:14:58 AM
CSX four east.
   -Added 12/18/2014 9:31:34 AM
CSX two west.
   -Added 12/18/2014 8:57:53 AM
Morning Power at Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/18/2014 8:28:59 AM
Trains of the Tier
   -Added 12/18/2014 8:09:15 AM
Another Hot Metal Bottle Train at Dolton
   -Added 12/18/2014 5:58:15 AM
   -Added 12/18/2014 5:54:31 AM
CSX GenSet 1310 Local
   -Added 12/18/2014 5:19:21 AM
Video screenshots
   -Added 12/17/2014 10:44:24 PM
Misc Cars - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 10:42:40 PM
TCMX cars - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 10:38:36 PM
Freight cars, Feb 08, 2014
   -Added 12/17/2014 10:29:58 PM
CSXT Cars - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 10:28:24 PM
AIGX Cars - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 10:20:23 PM
Misc Cars - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 9:56:39 PM
Road trips
   -Added 12/17/2014 9:53:51 PM
WWUX Hoppers - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 9:42:30 PM
SOYX hoppers - Dolton, IL
   -Added 12/17/2014 9:38:48 PM
CVSR's journey across the sky.
   -Added 12/17/2014 9:36:04 PM
Boone & Scenic Railroad stuff
   -Added 12/17/2014 8:37:44 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Georgia and the Carolinas
   -Updated 12/19/2014 7:51:47 AM
2014 North Central Indiana Photos
   -Updated 12/19/2014 7:51:45 AM
   -Updated 12/19/2014 7:32:24 AM
   -Updated 12/19/2014 6:27:00 AM
Long Island RR
   -Updated 12/19/2014 4:31:22 AM
Long Island RR freight
   -Updated 12/19/2014 3:19:02 AM
   -Updated 12/19/2014 3:04:35 AM
Roaring Camp Railroads
   -Updated 12/19/2014 2:40:40 AM
Short lines, regionals, and industrial units.
   -Updated 12/19/2014 2:32:33 AM
Conrail in the Southern Tier
   -Updated 12/19/2014 2:17:56 AM
Conrail everywhere but the Southern Tier
   -Updated 12/19/2014 2:08:15 AM
Delaware & Hudson
   -Updated 12/19/2014 2:01:13 AM
Via Rail
   -Updated 12/19/2014 1:58:28 AM
Canadian Pacific
   -Updated 12/19/2014 1:50:39 AM
Tank Cars
   -Updated 12/19/2014 1:43:20 AM
The Gevo's
   -Updated 12/19/2014 1:40:43 AM
Phone Photos to and from MN
   -Updated 12/19/2014 1:35:35 AM
Freight Cars 2014
   -Updated 12/19/2014 12:30:41 AM
2014 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 12/18/2014 11:49:33 PM
South Texas Nov 2014
   -Updated 12/18/2014 11:39:03 PM
   -Updated 12/18/2014 11:01:14 PM
CNJ's Abandoned Southern Division
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:56:33 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:52:22 PM
Winter 2014 Raillfanning.
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:50:24 PM
Pan Am Railways - Northern Main Line
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:40:43 PM
CSX 2014
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:34:18 PM
South Texas Dec 2014
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:32:08 PM
2014 Random Catches.
   -Updated 12/18/2014 10:24:12 PM
SRT -State Railway of Thailand 'Burachatra'
   -Updated 12/18/2014 9:56:17 PM
SRT -State Railway of Thailand; Pa Sak Jolasid Lake Annual Excursion.
   -Updated 12/18/2014 8:51:37 PM
2014 at Austell
   -Updated 12/18/2014 8:37:27 PM
Winslow Junction/SRNJ
   -Updated 12/18/2014 8:32:23 PM
Purchased Photos
   -Updated 12/18/2014 8:25:51 PM
NJT Atlantic City Line
   -Updated 12/18/2014 8:10:11 PM
Arizona, New Mexico, And California
   -Updated 12/18/2014 7:54:57 PM

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