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: 3,683,198
Locomotives:  147,559
Rolling Stock:  867,029
Locations:  28,208
What's New?
New Photo Albums
TVRM Steam Excursions
   -Added 10/24/2014 8:31:40 AM
Union Pacific Washington St.
   -Added 10/23/2014 9:36:43 PM
A Wheeling transfer run.
   -Added 10/23/2014 8:56:38 PM
CSX 861 leads stacks east.
   -Added 10/23/2014 8:22:47 PM
CSX 872 leads K919 east on 1.
   -Added 10/23/2014 8:10:28 PM
CSX 7629 leads autoracks west.
   -Added 10/23/2014 7:46:37 PM
Streamliners Event 2014
   -Added 10/23/2014 7:41:50 PM
CSX 3078 leads a quartet west on a mixer.
   -Added 10/23/2014 7:39:06 PM
All EMD trio on CSX.
   -Added 10/23/2014 7:16:35 PM
CSX 537 and cool freight.
   -Added 10/23/2014 6:56:21 PM
CSAO South Jersey Operations
   -Added 10/23/2014 5:37:11 PM
   -Added 10/23/2014 5:21:28 PM
NS Morrisville Line
   -Added 10/23/2014 2:30:35 PM
NJT Atlantic City Line
   -Added 10/23/2014 2:01:22 PM
UP Bonnie to Metropolis IL
   -Added 10/23/2014 1:04:22 PM
Hot Metal Bottle Train
   -Added 10/23/2014 5:46:14 AM
Little Falls
   -Added 10/22/2014 10:54:04 PM
   -Added 10/22/2014 10:48:38 PM
A Couple Mid Week Goodies.
   -Added 10/22/2014 8:33:46 PM
Stevens Point
   -Added 10/22/2014 7:51:37 PM
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
   -Added 10/22/2014 7:50:13 PM
Railroad Days
   -Added 10/22/2014 5:31:47 PM
Ohio Tourist Railroads
   -Added 10/22/2014 5:08:29 PM
Gainesville Tx
   -Added 10/22/2014 3:27:30 PM
Norfolk Southern C23 - 10/22/14
   -Added 10/22/2014 2:37:33 PM
B&O 185th Anniversary Caboose
   -Added 10/22/2014 1:13:56 PM
CSX Trenton Subdivison
   -Added 10/22/2014 1:11:26 PM
CSAO Morrisville Operations
   -Added 10/22/2014 12:58:21 PM
2014 New River Train
   -Added 10/22/2014 12:12:53 PM
Morning in Pocatello
   -Added 10/22/2014 11:50:00 AM
CSX 33 plays with tractors.
   -Added 10/22/2014 11:36:59 AM
CSX 814 motors empty coal hoppers east.
   -Added 10/22/2014 11:31:11 AM
Tuesday in La Crosse WI
   -Added 10/22/2014 6:41:23 AM
SP 4-8-2 "Mountain-type" locos
   -Added 10/22/2014 6:10:29 AM
Southern Pacific 2-8-0 Consolidations
   -Added 10/22/2014 5:05:48 AM
Updated Photo Albums
   -Updated 10/24/2014 12:36:52 PM
Hartwell Ry, 1987, Motorcars and Excursions
   -Updated 10/24/2014 12:22:33 PM
Amtrak [2012]
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:54:56 AM
Pittsburgh PCC Streetcars
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:48:52 AM
October 2014
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:45:37 AM
Midwest Shortlines
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:39:30 AM
Train watching part 5 of 2014..
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:38:11 AM
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:20:47 AM
New Hope & Ivyland and Pennsylvania Northeastern
   -Updated 10/24/2014 11:10:12 AM
Train Pics
   -Updated 10/24/2014 10:42:57 AM
October 2013 in Southern Ontario
   -Updated 10/24/2014 10:30:38 AM
2014 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 10/24/2014 9:53:15 AM
Georgia and the Carolinas
   -Updated 10/24/2014 9:17:29 AM
Grand Rapids & Vicinity; June 2014
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:53:01 AM
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:46:43 AM
SSEX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:44:27 AM
GATX tank cars in CT
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:41:28 AM
ACFX covered hoppers in CT vol. 2
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:40:25 AM
TTZX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:38:52 AM
   -Updated 10/24/2014 8:22:42 AM
2014 at Austell
   -Updated 10/24/2014 7:19:50 AM
Georgia Northeastern
   -Updated 10/24/2014 7:14:38 AM
Norfolk Southern Georgia Division
   -Updated 10/24/2014 7:10:14 AM
Passenger Cars
   -Updated 10/24/2014 6:04:18 AM
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway
   -Updated 10/24/2014 4:57:13 AM
CSXT'S Atlanta Division Boyles Terminal Sub
   -Updated 10/24/2014 3:28:10 AM
Consolidated Rail Corporation Kick Start
   -Updated 10/24/2014 3:22:40 AM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of Stockton, CA
   -Updated 10/24/2014 2:35:35 AM
October 2014 Roadtrip
   -Updated 10/24/2014 1:42:14 AM
Clinchfield 2014
   -Updated 10/24/2014 12:00:15 AM
Rail-Fanning 2014 Part 9
   -Updated 10/23/2014 11:57:08 PM
   -Updated 10/23/2014 11:31:29 PM
Pan Am Railways - Ayer, MA
   -Updated 10/23/2014 11:24:41 PM
2014 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 10/23/2014 11:21:29 PM
   -Updated 10/23/2014 11:08:42 PM

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