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: 3,917,416
Locomotives:  153,516
Rolling Stock:  923,319
Locations:  28,733
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Southern Power in the 80's
   -Added 7/27/2015 11:30:13 PM
Wheeling and Lake Erie action at Summit Street
   -Added 7/27/2015 8:58:07 PM
CSX 3136 west at Wellington.
   -Added 7/27/2015 8:04:19 PM
A corn syrup train with a shiny ES44C4 Tier 4 Credit Unit in the lead.
   -Added 7/27/2015 7:47:04 PM
Union Pacific 2015
   -Added 7/27/2015 6:44:21 PM
BNSF 9930 east.
   -Added 7/27/2015 5:52:09 PM
Ontario Trains - June/July 2015 - Part 1
   -Added 7/27/2015 5:40:31 PM
A quick trip to Mississippi
   -Added 7/27/2015 4:49:48 PM
When a Monster came to Abrams.
   -Added 7/27/2015 4:44:34 PM
Adirondack Scenic Railroad Sabattis to Horseshoe
   -Added 7/27/2015 2:38:27 PM
C&S 8710
   -Added 7/27/2015 1:49:14 PM
Rail Tours 581
   -Added 7/27/2015 1:36:41 PM
C&S 7545
   -Added 7/27/2015 1:27:31 PM
Carbon and Schuylkill 7563
   -Added 7/27/2015 1:05:57 PM
Summer 2015
   -Added 7/27/2015 12:43:22 PM
Delaware Lackawanna 802 at Wilkes Barre PA
   -Added 7/27/2015 12:39:53 PM
C&S 7545
   -Added 7/27/2015 12:22:17 PM
C&S 7579
   -Added 7/27/2015 12:09:26 PM
Rail tours 7563
   -Added 7/27/2015 11:46:30 AM
St. Louis Street Line
   -Added 7/27/2015 11:21:20 AM
   -Added 7/27/2015 7:31:36 AM
   -Added 7/27/2015 7:17:18 AM
Auburn, WA
   -Added 7/26/2015 11:25:01 PM
Original NS heritage on rare daylight coal train.
   -Added 7/26/2015 11:13:51 PM
The Bellevue Trip
   -Added 7/26/2015 10:17:06 PM
Carolina Piedmont Railroad
   -Added 7/26/2015 9:40:50 PM
CSX Weekend
   -Added 7/26/2015 9:40:02 PM
CSX 508 west in Wellington.
   -Added 7/26/2015 9:09:21 PM
   -Added 7/26/2015 8:03:20 PM
Various Michigan Locations 2015
   -Added 7/26/2015 7:32:21 PM
Jackson Street Roundhouse (Saint Paul, MN)
   -Added 7/26/2015 7:19:47 PM
Oil cans west.
   -Added 7/26/2015 6:17:48 PM
Stone chaser.
   -Added 7/26/2015 6:04:59 PM
Northwestern Illinois 2013
   -Added 7/26/2015 5:50:41 PM
Three On CP.
   -Added 7/26/2015 5:47:37 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Long Island RR
   -Updated 7/28/2015 4:10:10 AM
LIRR Oyster Bay Branch
   -Updated 7/28/2015 3:35:33 AM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 7/28/2015 3:11:28 AM
Some misc. action shots
   -Updated 7/28/2015 3:08:11 AM
Some misc. roster shots
   -Updated 7/28/2015 2:58:52 AM
Railfanning in so cal
   -Updated 7/28/2015 2:41:06 AM
Long Island RR freight
   -Updated 7/28/2015 2:39:46 AM
Vancouver, WA
   -Updated 7/28/2015 2:01:29 AM
Steve's shots
   -Updated 7/28/2015 1:56:50 AM
CSXT S&NA North Sub
   -Updated 7/28/2015 1:54:30 AM
NS AGS North District
   -Updated 7/28/2015 1:43:16 AM
My Better Shots
   -Updated 7/28/2015 1:38:06 AM
Public Work for Railroads
   -Updated 7/28/2015 12:21:08 AM
July 2015
   -Updated 7/27/2015 11:50:57 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2015 11:30:59 PM
Railfan Kyles train photos never before seen!
   -Updated 7/27/2015 11:16:07 PM
Dunkirk and Sheridan N.Y. Area.
   -Updated 7/27/2015 11:02:24 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:44:05 PM
Wayne, Mi
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:39:57 PM
CB&Q Power
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:19:25 PM
Freight Trains 2015
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:18:32 PM
Chris Walat
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:15:34 PM
Museums Georgia passenger cars & other displays
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:00:58 PM
Remnants of the Milwaukee Road
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:00:56 PM
CSX collection of GLP
   -Updated 7/27/2015 10:00:50 PM
Norfolk Southern 2015
   -Updated 7/27/2015 9:59:45 PM
ACS-64 collection of GLP
   -Updated 7/27/2015 9:58:27 PM
Around The Twin Cities: Volume Two
   -Updated 7/27/2015 9:43:01 PM
Summer 2012
   -Updated 7/27/2015 9:32:45 PM
Odds and Ends
   -Updated 7/27/2015 9:30:39 PM
Harrisburg Line, July 2015
   -Updated 7/27/2015 9:08:39 PM
WWUX Unimin Corp
   -Updated 7/27/2015 8:49:49 PM
WW Winchester & Western
   -Updated 7/27/2015 8:39:30 PM
Wisconsin Central
   -Updated 7/27/2015 8:35:16 PM
Trailer Train TTX
   -Updated 7/27/2015 8:31:04 PM

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