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: 3,917,942
Locomotives:  153,543
Rolling Stock:  923,755
Locations:  28,735
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Chasing the CCT Around Lodi
   -Added 7/28/2015 10:47:55 PM
   -Added 7/28/2015 7:12:54 PM
Wellington Wrap Up.
   -Added 7/28/2015 6:44:53 PM
   -Added 7/28/2015 12:38:06 PM
Scandinavia trip 2015 - Norway
   -Added 7/28/2015 8:14:16 AM
CSX River Line Selkirk to Coxsackie
   -Added 7/28/2015 6:25:50 AM
   -Added 7/28/2015 5:47:01 AM
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
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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
Updated Photo Albums
South Texas July 2015
   -Updated 7/29/2015 12:34:51 AM
Railfan Kyles train photos never before seen!
   -Updated 7/29/2015 12:05:28 AM
Eastern Pennsylvania Sept. 2012 through 2014
   -Updated 7/28/2015 11:44:44 PM
Salem, OR
   -Updated 7/28/2015 11:11:23 PM
Rails at Reusens
   -Updated 7/28/2015 11:11:15 PM
Vancouver, WA
   -Updated 7/28/2015 11:00:03 PM
July 2015
   -Updated 7/28/2015 10:43:22 PM
Amtrak Trains 2015
   -Updated 7/28/2015 10:42:29 PM
Freight Trains 2015
   -Updated 7/28/2015 10:19:58 PM
July 2015
   -Updated 7/28/2015 9:59:42 PM
Different sidings and Industries
   -Updated 7/28/2015 9:45:12 PM
July 2015
   -Updated 7/28/2015 9:24:53 PM
BN/BNSF Right of Way
   -Updated 7/28/2015 9:02:12 PM
art work on the rails
   -Updated 7/28/2015 8:43:39 PM
Caboose Photos
   -Updated 7/28/2015 8:39:59 PM
UP Geneva Subdivision
   -Updated 7/28/2015 8:01:03 PM
Canadian Pacific ex-MILW Mainline 2014-2015
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:40:12 PM
Passenger cars
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:23:18 PM
CRYX Cryo-Trans Reefers
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:22:04 PM
WSOR Prairie du Chien Subdivision
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:21:35 PM
UP Motive Power
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:20:42 PM
CSX Motive Power
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:19:18 PM
CN Motive Power
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:17:42 PM
BNSF Motive Power
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:16:36 PM
WSOR Madison Subdivision
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:06:27 PM
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TR Tomahawk Railway
   -Updated 7/28/2015 7:00:20 PM
Norfolk Southern SD's
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:54:47 PM
Norfolk Southern Freight
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:50:14 PM
Remnants of the Milwaukee Road
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:49:42 PM
North American Car (GE) NAHX/NATX
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:47:37 PM
I Misc
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:43:32 PM
Herzog HZGX
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:39:01 PM
Hartford & Slocomb HS
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:35:52 PM
   -Updated 7/28/2015 6:31:30 PM

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