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: 3,810,251
Locomotives:  150,824
Rolling Stock:  897,572
Locations:  28,486
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Erie County New York
   -Added 3/26/2015 3:08:49 PM
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PBNE SW7 #34
   -Added 3/26/2015 6:32:42 AM
Rare PAM #8
   -Added 3/26/2015 6:12:39 AM
Rare Oregon, Pacific & Eastern #10
   -Added 3/26/2015 5:56:35 AM
Rare Mississippi & Skuna Valley #3
   -Added 3/26/2015 5:39:53 AM
   -Added 3/25/2015 11:01:53 PM
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1st Quarter 2015 - CMP
   -Added 3/25/2015 8:20:07 PM
KSC Belle & More
   -Added 3/25/2015 7:40:07 PM
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Rainy stone.
   -Added 3/25/2015 7:18:08 PM
joe cacciatore
   -Added 3/25/2015 4:04:06 PM
Detroit Edison #008
   -Added 3/25/2015 11:07:45 AM
DWP SD40 #5905 ex-GTW
   -Added 3/25/2015 10:57:40 AM
Colorado & Southern Mikado
   -Added 3/25/2015 10:46:21 AM
Views from the Cab
   -Added 3/25/2015 10:08:19 AM
Atlantic & West Point 2-6-0 #210
   -Added 3/25/2015 9:26:45 AM
Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 #237
   -Added 3/25/2015 8:41:12 AM
Milwaukee Road 4-6-4 Baltics
   -Added 3/25/2015 6:59:49 AM
NYC&HR Pacific in Action
   -Added 3/25/2015 6:49:23 AM
Rare St Louis & Ohio River RR Mikado
   -Added 3/25/2015 6:15:13 AM
Northeast WI, Spring 2015
   -Added 3/25/2015 1:55:33 AM
Friday the 13th trip to the CN
   -Added 3/24/2015 10:39:31 PM
   -Added 3/24/2015 9:59:16 PM
   -Added 3/24/2015 8:42:48 PM
PEEPS railfanning Schenectady
   -Added 3/24/2015 8:22:54 PM
Various Pictures in 2015
   -Added 3/24/2015 8:07:13 PM
Nothing special.
   -Added 3/24/2015 7:56:15 PM
A lot of CP Red.
   -Added 3/24/2015 7:54:07 PM
WPCA51 with transformer loads.
   -Added 3/24/2015 7:36:22 PM
Action from 3/20-21 on the NS Memphis District
   -Added 3/24/2015 7:19:09 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Switchstand Rail Shots
   -Updated 3/27/2015 2:29:26 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 3/27/2015 2:00:53 PM
CSX Florence Division Aberdeen Subdivision
   -Updated 3/27/2015 1:52:40 PM
Some misc. roster shots
   -Updated 3/27/2015 1:21:51 PM
Michigan short & industrial lines
   -Updated 3/27/2015 12:48:29 PM
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March 2015
   -Updated 3/27/2015 12:14:37 PM
Railfanning Virginia 2014
   -Updated 3/27/2015 11:38:13 AM
NS Frieght Cars #2
   -Updated 3/27/2015 11:03:37 AM
CSX Florence Division Charleston Subdivision
   -Updated 3/27/2015 10:21:50 AM
CSX Florence Division Andrews Subdivision
   -Updated 3/27/2015 10:21:25 AM
Photos taken by Gerald Grossman
   -Updated 3/27/2015 8:40:20 AM
Steve's Freightcar Slides
   -Updated 3/27/2015 5:43:11 AM
Railfanning Pics
   -Updated 3/27/2015 3:17:04 AM
NICTD South Shore Line
   -Updated 3/26/2015 11:57:49 PM
Miscellaneous Railroads
   -Updated 3/26/2015 11:56:45 PM
Montana Miscellany
   -Updated 3/26/2015 11:55:36 PM
Southern Pacific
   -Updated 3/26/2015 11:45:49 PM
The Milwaukee Road
   -Updated 3/26/2015 11:37:28 PM
   -Updated 3/26/2015 11:17:40 PM
Eastern Pennsylvania Sept. 2012 through 2014
   -Updated 3/26/2015 10:34:07 PM
Selkirk, NY
   -Updated 3/26/2015 10:04:01 PM
Carbondale, Illinois II
   -Updated 3/26/2015 9:27:45 PM
CSX in Connellsville Area 2015 Set
   -Updated 3/26/2015 9:07:07 PM
Ronald Docimo Collection
   -Updated 3/26/2015 7:56:13 PM
March 2015
   -Updated 3/26/2015 7:36:24 PM
CNJ's Abandoned Southern Division
   -Updated 3/26/2015 7:33:48 PM
Southern Railway/Norfolk Southern 1980s Part 3
   -Updated 3/26/2015 7:20:15 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 3/26/2015 4:46:10 PM
2015 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 3/26/2015 4:09:05 PM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of the Martinez/Benicia Area
   -Updated 3/26/2015 2:27:44 PM
Black River & Western Railroad
   -Updated 3/26/2015 2:22:38 PM
NS Piedmont Division Raleigh District
   -Updated 3/26/2015 2:07:43 PM
Folkston and Waycross, Georgia
   -Updated 3/26/2015 1:46:21 PM
CB&Q Steam
   -Updated 3/26/2015 12:20:39 PM

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