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: 4,712,241
Locomotives:  172,771
Rolling Stock:  1,088,972
Locations:  30,614
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Locals, admiral GP40 and a B23-7.
   -Added 2/20/2019 10:40:24 PM
NJ Transit 2019
   -Added 2/20/2019 8:42:54 PM
Miscellaneous RR
   -Added 2/20/2019 7:49:24 PM
Illinois Railway Museum 2019
   -Added 2/20/2019 5:39:33 PM
Norfolk Southern SD75M
   -Added 2/20/2019 11:25:10 AM
WLPX Westlake Polymers Corporation
   -Added 2/20/2019 11:04:06 AM
WKHX Rail Connection LLC
   -Added 2/20/2019 11:00:06 AM
WSOX First Union Rail
   -Added 2/20/2019 10:44:59 AM
WSSX Wedron Silica Company
   -Added 2/20/2019 10:40:07 AM
WITX Witco Carbon Co.
   -Added 2/20/2019 10:36:45 AM
WRHX Creative Charters Inc
   -Added 2/20/2019 10:04:42 AM
WCRC Washington Centra
   -Added 2/20/2019 10:00:28 AM
Mainline Power
   -Added 2/20/2019 9:33:56 AM
WIMX Wimpey Minerals USA, Inc
   -Added 2/20/2019 9:21:01 AM
WCOR Wellsboro and Corning Railroad Company
   -Added 2/20/2019 9:13:13 AM
A Pair of Central Vermont 2-10-4's
   -Added 2/20/2019 9:08:26 AM
WCCX Consolidation Coal Company
   -Added 2/20/2019 9:04:23 AM
WGR Willamette Valley Railway Company
   -Added 2/20/2019 8:57:28 AM
WLO Waterloo Railway Company (Illinois Central)
   -Added 2/20/2019 8:50:28 AM
WCHX Walter Haffner Company
   -Added 2/20/2019 8:08:29 AM
WSOR Wisconcin & Southern
   -Added 2/20/2019 8:00:29 AM
   -Added 2/20/2019 6:15:27 AM
ST MARYS WESTERN RR FEB 2019st marys wet
   -Added 2/20/2019 6:07:03 AM
Rock Island 4-8-2's
   -Added 2/20/2019 5:46:10 AM
PRR: "Power To Burn" ~ 1976
   -Added 2/20/2019 2:38:27 AM
Brandon Gabbard
   -Added 2/19/2019 8:34:35 PM
Troy Mt
   -Added 2/19/2019 7:40:35 PM
NS Harrisburg area trip Feb 2019
   -Added 2/19/2019 7:39:08 PM
Hanover Mt
   -Added 2/19/2019 6:15:46 PM
WRWK Warwick Railroad (PW)
   -Added 2/19/2019 2:35:55 PM
WRRC Western Rail Road Company
   -Added 2/19/2019 2:31:00 PM
WP Western Pacific
   -Added 2/19/2019 2:25:46 PM
WEYU Weyerhauser Company
   -Added 2/19/2019 2:17:25 PM
WM Western Maryland
   -Added 2/19/2019 1:54:18 PM
WATC Washington Terminal
   -Added 2/19/2019 1:46:11 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Marion Plywood Corp. and Great Lakes Veneer, Inc.
   -Updated 2/21/2019 4:15:39 AM
Northeast WI, Winter 2019
   -Updated 2/21/2019 4:06:25 AM
KCS Heavener Sub in Arkansas
   -Updated 2/21/2019 4:01:45 AM
   -Updated 2/21/2019 3:47:40 AM
Gondola Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 2/21/2019 3:31:10 AM
Portland to Biggs
   -Updated 2/21/2019 1:06:16 AM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 2/21/2019 12:50:00 AM
Pendleton to La Grande
   -Updated 2/21/2019 12:11:42 AM
   -Updated 2/20/2019 11:41:07 PM
Enoshima Electric Railway
   -Updated 2/20/2019 11:25:07 PM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 2/20/2019 10:54:47 PM
1st Quarter 2019 - CMP
   -Updated 2/20/2019 10:49:00 PM
BNSF 2008
   -Updated 2/20/2019 9:54:10 PM
Trenton Sub
   -Updated 2/20/2019 9:41:30 PM
MOW equipment in tri-states over time
   -Updated 2/20/2019 9:32:51 PM
Pasco to Spokane
   -Updated 2/20/2019 9:23:35 PM
January 2019
   -Updated 2/20/2019 9:11:46 PM
SEPTA 2019
   -Updated 2/20/2019 9:02:14 PM
   -Updated 2/20/2019 8:38:23 PM
South Texas Feb 2019
   -Updated 2/20/2019 8:35:59 PM
CSX River Line in NJ and NY
   -Updated 2/20/2019 8:23:55 PM
2019 Trip to the Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show.
   -Updated 2/20/2019 7:50:31 PM
Tehachapi Train Action
   -Updated 2/20/2019 7:36:21 PM
Desert Train Action
   -Updated 2/20/2019 7:04:47 PM
February 2019 locomotives
   -Updated 2/20/2019 6:38:40 PM
Trains of Vaughan 2019
   -Updated 2/20/2019 6:34:44 PM
Colorado Train Action
   -Updated 2/20/2019 6:33:30 PM
St. Louis area 1985-88
   -Updated 2/20/2019 6:20:04 PM
Caney Fork and Western
   -Updated 2/20/2019 6:18:35 PM
Fightin' fifties and SD40-2's handle ballast chores in Tyrone, GA.
   -Updated 2/20/2019 5:50:06 PM
2019 Train Photographs
   -Updated 2/20/2019 5:38:54 PM
UP - EMD Switchers
   -Updated 2/20/2019 5:34:21 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 2/20/2019 5:34:17 PM
Galesburg Train Yard 2
   -Updated 2/20/2019 4:16:28 PM
January/February 2019
   -Updated 2/20/2019 4:12:17 PM

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