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: 3,496,980
Locomotives:  143,475
Rolling Stock:  823,376
Locations:  27,799
What's New?
New Photo Albums
   -Added 4/18/2014 4:03:14 PM
Long Hood NS Local at North Columbus.
   -Added 4/18/2014 3:29:49 PM
Nebraska Power
   -Added 4/18/2014 1:58:13 PM
Static Displays
   -Added 4/18/2014 9:50:27 AM
Leviathan CPRR 63 walk around.
   -Added 4/18/2014 7:04:56 AM
   -Added 4/18/2014 6:54:30 AM
Favorites Of 2014
   -Added 4/18/2014 6:48:55 AM
Moving Kansas and Nebraska grain 2013
   -Added 4/18/2014 6:35:36 AM
Favorites Of 2013
   -Added 4/18/2014 6:04:04 AM
Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska RR Depots and Hotels
   -Added 4/18/2014 6:00:29 AM
Texas Rock Crusher Railway Company
   -Added 4/17/2014 11:52:06 PM
Gulf, Colorado & San Saba power
   -Added 4/17/2014 11:21:23 PM
Zipping through Zephyr
   -Added 4/17/2014 11:10:11 PM
   -Added 4/17/2014 10:49:56 PM
Texas Pacifico power
   -Added 4/17/2014 10:31:48 PM
   -Added 4/17/2014 9:08:43 PM
Some trains in Winona, MN. on 2/27/2014 on the CP River Sub.
   -Added 4/17/2014 9:00:57 PM
   -Added 4/17/2014 8:52:27 PM
PA/NJ March 2014
   -Added 4/17/2014 8:29:25 PM
Out of my element
   -Added 4/17/2014 7:22:25 PM
St.L&H & CSX.
   -Added 4/17/2014 7:20:19 PM
A Pair pf Ponies
   -Added 4/17/2014 7:05:22 PM
Corpus Christi Area 2013
   -Added 4/17/2014 6:19:45 PM
Shots from 2013
   -Added 4/17/2014 4:45:24 PM
10 Favorite Cass Slides
   -Added 4/17/2014 4:31:47 PM
Moon over Sugarcreek.
   -Added 4/17/2014 4:28:31 PM
Laredo Texas
   -Added 4/17/2014 4:00:27 PM
   -Added 4/17/2014 3:29:07 PM
   -Added 4/17/2014 3:12:24 PM
Gardendale Railroad in the South Texas Eagle Shale
   -Added 4/17/2014 3:02:20 PM
John Walker
   -Added 4/17/2014 2:32:45 PM
Shots from 2014
   -Added 4/17/2014 1:29:21 PM
Before it was the NS
   -Added 4/17/2014 12:45:43 PM
At the Grand Canyon
   -Added 4/17/2014 12:37:39 PM
UP Del Rio and Sanderson Subs 2013
   -Added 4/17/2014 12:34:46 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Black River & Western Railroad
   -Updated 4/18/2014 4:43:34 PM
Pennsauken, NJ
   -Updated 4/18/2014 4:43:29 PM
BNSF Creston Subdivision
   -Updated 4/18/2014 4:42:32 PM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 3:59:09 PM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 3:41:28 PM
Miscellaneous Finds
   -Updated 4/18/2014 3:28:25 PM
Yukon & White Pass Railway
   -Updated 4/18/2014 3:26:37 PM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 3:24:40 PM
2014 Clinton, IA area
   -Updated 4/18/2014 3:19:42 PM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 2:54:40 PM
Anna Illinois.
   -Updated 4/18/2014 2:23:30 PM
Carbondale, Illinois II
   -Updated 4/18/2014 2:19:07 PM
Makanda, Illinois
   -Updated 4/18/2014 2:16:56 PM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 2:08:02 PM
Railfanning the one and only Kansas City..
   -Updated 4/18/2014 2:00:03 PM
NJ Transit Passenger Cars
   -Updated 4/18/2014 1:37:34 PM
Train Pics
   -Updated 4/18/2014 1:04:15 PM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 1:00:54 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 4/18/2014 12:48:06 PM
Heritage units of 2014
   -Updated 4/18/2014 11:34:32 AM
Union Pacific [2009]
   -Updated 4/18/2014 11:20:42 AM
Railroad Logos
   -Updated 4/18/2014 11:04:52 AM
   -Updated 4/18/2014 11:01:51 AM
2013 Metra SouthWest Service tie replacement
   -Updated 4/18/2014 10:55:09 AM
Norfolk Southern's Peavine Line & The Abandoned Mowrystown Branch
   -Updated 4/18/2014 10:46:59 AM
2014 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:53:37 AM
WWUX Unimin Corp
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:29:08 AM
spring time on the river line
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:27:45 AM
WW Winchester & Western
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:24:17 AM
W Misc
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:20:20 AM
Wisconsin Central
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:18:34 AM
Union Pacific
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:17:05 AM
TR Tomahawk Railway
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:15:40 AM
TILX - Trinity Ind Leasing
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:10:57 AM
NS manifest 38/39G: 2014
   -Updated 4/18/2014 9:10:52 AM

Site Design ©2001-2010 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net