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: 5,068,377
Locomotives:  182,842
Rolling Stock:  1,175,121
Locations:  31,544
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Vanceburg, KY Depot - 10/22/2017
   -Added 1/17/2021 5:04:51 PM
Best of 2020 Pt. 2
   -Added 1/17/2021 4:25:47 PM
GTW 5030
   -Added 1/17/2021 4:02:26 PM
Hidden Treasures
   -Added 1/17/2021 2:54:42 PM
2021 Montreal's Commuters.
   -Added 1/17/2021 1:34:54 PM
Misc Covered Hoppers - Beckley, WV
   -Added 1/17/2021 10:22:44 AM
BNGX Covered Hoppers - Beckley, WV
   -Added 1/17/2021 8:16:59 AM
Riney B Park
   -Added 1/17/2021 7:16:06 AM
Rhaetian Railway (RhB)
   -Added 1/16/2021 11:46:29 PM
covered hoppers
   -Added 1/16/2021 8:51:12 PM
South Shore
   -Added 1/16/2021 8:01:09 PM
Ho-Ho-Kus Station
   -Added 1/16/2021 7:23:48 PM
1984 Riverdale Deadlines
   -Added 1/16/2021 7:15:43 PM
Southwest Missouri 12
   -Added 1/16/2021 5:45:10 PM
   -Added 1/16/2021 5:28:39 PM
Trains 2021
   -Added 1/16/2021 4:59:15 PM
Fall New River Gorge Train Cars - 2017
   -Added 1/16/2021 4:42:44 PM
2021 Norfolk Southern Piedmont Division W line
   -Added 1/16/2021 4:29:49 PM
   -Added 1/16/2021 4:01:42 PM
Nicholas Taylor
   -Added 1/16/2021 3:23:36 PM
Nicholas Taylor
   -Added 1/16/2021 3:19:40 PM
Railfanning Commerce-6
   -Added 1/16/2021 3:17:32 PM
Week 2 of 2021
   -Added 1/16/2021 1:37:29 PM
Fall New River Gorge Train Locos - 2017
   -Added 1/16/2021 10:23:37 AM
WB Intermodal Frt at Erie NV
   -Added 1/16/2021 10:22:37 AM
CSX Coal Gondolas, Part 3 - Hinton, WV
   -Added 1/16/2021 7:08:38 AM
An unexpected Monday afternoon pursuit
   -Added 1/15/2021 8:41:06 PM
Ontario Trains - Niagara Region - August 2020
   -Added 1/15/2021 8:17:09 PM
BNSF and CP in the Northern Twin Cities Region, September 11, 2020
   -Added 1/15/2021 6:37:00 PM
Mix Enero 2021
   -Added 1/15/2021 5:04:24 PM
CSX Coal Gondolas, Part 2 - Hinton, WV
   -Added 1/15/2021 4:54:52 PM
CSX 2021
   -Added 1/15/2021 3:34:19 PM
A look back to January 14 2004
   -Added 1/15/2021 2:13:44 PM
CSX Coal Gondolas, Part 1 - Hinton, WV
   -Added 1/15/2021 10:02:19 AM
Soo Line - CP Rail
   -Added 1/15/2021 9:19:16 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Minnesota Transportation Museum
   -Updated 1/17/2021 5:04:22 PM
Some "Heritage" units
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:50:52 PM
Conrail Start Up
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:48:51 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:48:21 PM
Amtrak Downeaster Service
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:46:25 PM
2021 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:42:11 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:31:58 PM
BFGX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:04:21 PM
AEX covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:03:05 PM
WWUX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/17/2021 4:00:36 PM
Providence & Worcester power in CT vol 2
   -Updated 1/17/2021 3:57:28 PM
NAHX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/17/2021 3:55:27 PM
Twin Cities Railfanning
   -Updated 1/17/2021 3:45:40 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 1/17/2021 3:42:32 PM
WB Intermodal Frt at Erie NV
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:54:59 PM
Steve's Locomotive slides
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:52:27 PM
Spine Line
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:38:03 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:31:53 PM
September/October 2020
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:31:07 PM
U20-C e U5B
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:30:13 PM
2021 BNSF Strong City Subdivision
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:28:22 PM
Trains 2021
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:26:45 PM
Steve's Freightcars 2003 and later
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:25:10 PM
Fallen Flags 8
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:10:42 PM
CSX DeWitt Yard
   -Updated 1/17/2021 2:04:07 PM
Steve's Freightcar Slides
   -Updated 1/17/2021 1:55:30 PM
PD Covered hoppers - Bush Yard
   -Updated 1/17/2021 1:54:12 PM
   -Updated 1/17/2021 1:30:11 PM
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...Jan-Dec 2021
   -Updated 1/17/2021 1:01:01 PM
PRR: Pennsy Steam Portraits 2
   -Updated 1/17/2021 12:23:53 PM
   -Updated 1/17/2021 12:10:49 PM
Railfanning Commerce-6
   -Updated 1/17/2021 12:10:10 PM
River Line NY - CSX.
   -Updated 1/17/2021 12:09:20 PM
Shiawassee County Michigan rail action
   -Updated 1/17/2021 12:05:23 PM
CP 2015-2021
   -Updated 1/17/2021 11:35:09 AM

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