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: 3,713,503
Locomotives:  148,250
Rolling Stock:  875,088
Locations:  28,272
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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Epic USA Trip - June 2013
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Halifax - Aug 2011
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Pictures from Cornelia and Gainesville GA
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An afternoon with CVSR.
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Train Watching between Johnson City, TN and Marion, NC
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Two From Turkey Day.
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KCL Derrick #1
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Wrong track CSX.
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GCSF 0-6-0T #2299
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Q327 Interrupted
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K Train.
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DRI 0-6-0 #50
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Occasional Wheeling.
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Chicago River & Indiana 0-6-0 #182
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American Sheet & Tin Co 0-6-0 #41
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1986 Railfanning
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CSX Double Main Hilliard FL
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Ft Wayne,IN to Fostoria,OH - Spring 2001
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Alcos from the 80s
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NS Locomotives
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Just a quick glimpse at the old goat.
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Snowy First Swing
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Weekday CVSR.
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A late Summer mixer.
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BNSF Cherokee yard
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Another GREAT Blue / Yellow Lashup, WOW.
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NKP 765 and CVSR 4241 meet in Peninsula.
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Wednesday's Treats
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East Penn Railroad
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Vanvouver, BC Trip - May 2011
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MILW 0-6-0 #1531
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Ontario Southland Plow extra
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NS Reading Line
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CN 0-6-0 #7157 & #7260
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Updated Photo Albums
MN/WI/NY Aug-Sep 2014
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Ontario Southland Plow extra
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Chicago Railroading
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Oxford, Florida
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CNJ's Abandoned Southern Division
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Wildwood, Florida
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CSX in Connellsville Area 2014 Set
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Pittsburgh PCC Streetcars
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2014 Some grain cars.
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Central Missouri Pictures
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2014 Summer Trip to the USA.
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2014 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
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Strasburg, MO
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UP Special Paint
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CB&Q Passenger Diesels
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Vanvouver, BC Trip - May 2011
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Railfanning in Denver, Colorado - June 2008
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Southern Pacific
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CSX Transportation
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Sante Fe
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CSX Action in Baltimore, Maryland - March 2008
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B&O/C&O/WM/ Including CSX Renumbered Units (Old Colors)
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Thankfuls - Diesel
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Railfanning the Joint Line - June 2007
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NS--AGS North Division...July-Dec. 2014
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