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: 3,582,415
Locomotives:  145,527
Rolling Stock:  841,596
Locations:  28,003
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Houston and Dayton, TX Volume 4
   -Added 7/23/2014 6:40:20 AM
Ca 2014
   -Added 7/23/2014 4:14:08 AM
Tucson 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 11:50:35 PM
OVEX coal gondolas, 6-15-2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 11:36:06 PM
Union Pacific engines in Missouri, June 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 10:58:02 PM
CSX in Florida May 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 10:00:01 PM
Lets look at the Dakota,Mn S-Curve,
   -Added 7/22/2014 9:36:04 PM
Great Start to the Week.
   -Added 7/22/2014 5:08:23 PM
Selkirk Division 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 4:42:28 PM
Connellsville, PA
   -Added 7/22/2014 4:10:16 PM
July 2014
   -Added 7/22/2014 3:42:57 PM
7/19/2014 King Plow at Howell Interlocking
   -Added 7/22/2014 2:53:56 PM
Track at Pullman
   -Added 7/22/2014 1:32:22 PM
Vancouver & Lower Mainland railfan action
   -Added 7/22/2014 1:25:38 PM
WIR 20 & 316 at Palouse
   -Added 7/22/2014 1:20:02 PM
CP and BNSF lite
   -Added 7/22/2014 12:17:57 PM
Passenger Train Pics
   -Added 7/22/2014 12:12:59 PM
Toronto Transit Commission
   -Added 7/22/2014 11:24:30 AM
Wine in Wellington Saturday.
   -Added 7/22/2014 7:58:52 AM
B 2503
   -Added 7/22/2014 3:51:48 AM
   -Added 7/22/2014 3:51:30 AM
Indonesian Railway
   -Added 7/22/2014 2:25:56 AM
CSX La Grange, KY
   -Added 7/21/2014 10:19:37 PM
WIR at Moscow
   -Added 7/21/2014 10:11:27 PM
WIR 20 Storage on the Hooper Line 2013
   -Added 7/21/2014 9:52:00 PM
Passenger Cars
   -Added 7/21/2014 9:34:25 PM
Toledo Area Railroads
   -Added 7/21/2014 9:13:09 PM
   -Added 7/21/2014 9:11:11 PM
K&O Salina Subdivision
   -Added 7/21/2014 7:29:50 PM
Kansas City - BNSF Murray Yard
   -Added 7/21/2014 6:55:26 PM
A morning at the old Amtrak Station.
   -Added 7/21/2014 6:42:28 PM
Wheeling Stone's Morning Run.
   -Added 7/21/2014 5:47:50 PM
Eastbound mixer.
   -Added 7/21/2014 5:18:05 PM
   -Added 7/21/2014 4:51:56 PM
   -Added 7/21/2014 4:37:58 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Industrials/Work Equipment
   -Updated 7/23/2014 11:50:39 AM
CSX 2013/2014
   -Updated 7/23/2014 11:43:40 AM
Around Ohio
   -Updated 7/23/2014 11:15:56 AM
UP Peoria sub
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:57:15 AM
Rolling Stock and Such
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:47:03 AM
PA/NJ April 2014
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:40:41 AM
NJ Transit 2014
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:36:01 AM
July 2014
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:33:57 AM
Colorado RRing
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:10:37 AM
The Shortline Baglist
   -Updated 7/23/2014 10:04:24 AM
Shortlines Off The Path
   -Updated 7/23/2014 9:58:40 AM
Staples Sub
   -Updated 7/23/2014 9:15:57 AM
Shiawassee County Michigan rail action
   -Updated 7/23/2014 8:43:23 AM
summer action on the river line 2014 vol#1
   -Updated 7/23/2014 7:15:10 AM
Passenger Cars
   -Updated 7/23/2014 5:32:00 AM
Western Railway Museum
   -Updated 7/23/2014 4:36:47 AM
   -Updated 7/23/2014 3:53:03 AM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 7/23/2014 3:38:05 AM
Leaser Pile
   -Updated 7/23/2014 3:24:51 AM
   -Updated 7/23/2014 3:21:27 AM
csx/ns railfanning
   -Updated 7/23/2014 2:23:30 AM
Canadian national locomotives 2
   -Updated 7/23/2014 2:16:20 AM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of the Martinez/Benicia Area
   -Updated 7/23/2014 2:14:54 AM
Tank Cars
   -Updated 7/23/2014 2:05:43 AM
KCSM Monarquilandia
   -Updated 7/23/2014 2:01:14 AM
Washington state Wanderings
   -Updated 7/23/2014 1:07:54 AM
Augusta, GA
   -Updated 7/23/2014 12:13:02 AM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of Modesto, CA
   -Updated 7/22/2014 11:49:23 PM
Millen, Ga
   -Updated 7/22/2014 11:46:15 PM
SW Washington/NW Oregon
   -Updated 7/22/2014 11:39:53 PM
JULY 2014
   -Updated 7/22/2014 11:31:15 PM
24 Hours @ Saginaw, 2014 - Part 2
   -Updated 7/22/2014 11:06:49 PM
Misc Union Pacific locomotive photos
   -Updated 7/22/2014 11:01:57 PM
2014 2Q
   -Updated 7/22/2014 10:57:04 PM
Gondola Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 7/22/2014 10:46:48 PM

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