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: 3,585,202
Locomotives:  145,638
Rolling Stock:  842,839
Locations:  28,009
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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SMS Rail Lines
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15% of the heritage fleet in 12 minutes.
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Iowa trip. July 28 & 29th, 2014
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Another stupid attack in Nit Wit Alley.
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Morrisville, PA
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CSX 4710 leads autoracks west.
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CSX 201 leads autoracks east.
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Joplin MO, July 2014
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Akron Canton and Youngstown
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PA depots jun 2014
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As always, "Things go better with Coke."
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Akron and Barberton Belt
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PA cabooses jun 2014
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Cabooses Maryland
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SW Washington/NW Oregon 2
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A couple from the pumpkin patch.
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Conrail Heritage leads Q368 in Tiffin, OH
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NE Corridor Jun 2014
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NS Heritage & More
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MARC Jun 2014
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NS Harrisburg Line- Late July Action
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A Great Lashup.
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Sand Trains On Monday.
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A Nice Sunday.
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Ontario Trains - June 2014
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Nice Colors
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Delaware River Valley railfanning 7/27/7/29
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Blue and Orange
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NS SD60,SD70
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VRE June 2014
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St. Louis Trip
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Updated Photo Albums
Slater, MO photos-2014
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SEPTA Trolleys & Interurbans
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Cheyenne Frontier Days 2014
   -Updated 7/30/2014 11:14:40 PM
Passenger Cars
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Rail-Fanning 2014 Part 6
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Covered Hoppers
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Strasburg Railroad
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Norfolk Southern MOW
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JULY 2014
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July 2014
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JULY 2014 Pt 2
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NS 65W
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Pavonia Yard - Camden, NJ
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July 2014
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Foreign visitors on the river line
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summer action on the river line 2014 vol#1
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Fallen Flags, Museum Pieces & Displays
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Unedited uploads
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Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
   -Updated 7/30/2014 9:39:17 PM
30th St Station - Philadelphia, PA
   -Updated 7/30/2014 9:37:51 PM
Summer photos 2014
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Depots Maryland
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Georgia and the Carolinas
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CSX in Connellsville Area 2014 Set
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Depots North Carolina
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Covered Hopper Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
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Monett Mostly 2012
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Tank Car Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 7/30/2014 9:10:32 PM

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