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: 4,311,323
Locomotives:  163,180
Rolling Stock:  1,009,517
Locations:  29,677
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Updated Photo Albums
Las Vegas Area 2017
   -Updated 3/23/2017 8:06:21 AM
South Texas Feb 2017
   -Updated 3/23/2017 7:55:30 AM
Augusta, Georgia 2017
   -Updated 3/23/2017 7:34:49 AM
Winter and spring adventures
   -Updated 3/23/2017 6:07:05 AM
South Texas Jan 2017
   -Updated 3/23/2017 6:03:59 AM
Penn Central 1
   -Updated 3/23/2017 3:50:14 AM
South Texas March 2012
   -Updated 3/23/2017 3:49:14 AM
CaliforniaRailfan101's Best of Emeryville, CA
   -Updated 3/23/2017 2:20:42 AM
Photos from February
   -Updated 3/23/2017 12:32:04 AM
February 2017
   -Updated 3/22/2017 11:47:08 PM
Loads & Loads of coal - and a few MTs
   -Updated 3/22/2017 11:44:53 PM
1st Quarter 2017 - CMP
   -Updated 3/22/2017 11:14:18 PM
Feb 2017
   -Updated 3/22/2017 11:00:22 PM
Trains of Chicago July 2016
   -Updated 3/22/2017 10:38:02 PM
2016-2017 Virginia photos
   -Updated 3/22/2017 10:26:24 PM
NECR: Palmer Sub
   -Updated 3/22/2017 10:11:44 PM
   -Updated 3/22/2017 9:54:06 PM
   -Updated 3/22/2017 9:52:02 PM
   -Updated 3/22/2017 9:44:20 PM
NECR: Roxbury Subdivision
   -Updated 3/22/2017 9:42:24 PM
mtl&regions trains photos
   -Updated 3/22/2017 9:40:15 PM
CSX power in the mid-atlantic states
   -Updated 3/22/2017 9:39:18 PM
Trains of the U.P.
   -Updated 3/22/2017 8:43:43 PM
Trains around WNY (2017)
   -Updated 3/22/2017 8:39:11 PM
2017 Clinton, IA area
   -Updated 3/22/2017 8:19:02 PM
EMD Locomotive Serial Number Tags
   -Updated 3/22/2017 8:08:54 PM
BNSF Roster
   -Updated 3/22/2017 8:08:00 PM
2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 3/22/2017 7:55:48 PM
Thankfuls - Diesel
   -Updated 3/22/2017 7:32:30 PM
"Pennsy" Magazine Illustrations ~ 1952-1964
   -Updated 3/22/2017 5:48:05 PM
Trains 2017
   -Updated 3/22/2017 5:16:52 PM
Interesting Rolling Stock in New England: BOXCARS
   -Updated 3/22/2017 5:08:33 PM
Interesting Rolling Stock in New England: OPEN HOPPERS & GONDOLAS
   -Updated 3/22/2017 5:07:04 PM
Trains 13
   -Updated 3/22/2017 3:49:54 PM
Danilo Moraes
   -Updated 3/22/2017 3:07:21 PM

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