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: 4,111,497
Locomotives:  157,887
Rolling Stock:  970,826
Locations:  29,178
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Chicago Central & Pacific
   -Added 5/25/2016 2:56:18 PM
Shenandoah Valley RR
   -Added 5/25/2016 2:31:52 PM
   -Added 5/25/2016 2:25:41 PM
CSX Hanover Subdivision
   -Added 5/25/2016 10:10:33 AM
Milepost 157.
   -Added 5/25/2016 6:43:46 AM
SP /UP in the Northwest
   -Added 5/25/2016 2:38:34 AM
Railtown 1897 Collection
   -Added 5/25/2016 2:27:57 AM
AMTK 42 (Veterans) leads the Texas Eagle plus lots more!
   -Added 5/25/2016 1:50:14 AM
CO & WY 2016
   -Added 5/25/2016 12:00:48 AM
Strasburg, PA
   -Added 5/24/2016 10:37:13 PM
Gettysburg, PA
   -Added 5/24/2016 10:15:25 PM
Track Gang.
   -Added 5/24/2016 9:53:59 PM
Reading & Northern 2016
   -Added 5/24/2016 9:53:28 PM
Lehigh Valley Rail Management 2016
   -Added 5/24/2016 9:26:09 PM
Allentown & Auburn Railroad 2016
   -Added 5/24/2016 9:03:20 PM
New Oxford, PA
   -Added 5/24/2016 8:59:54 PM
A quintet of private cars at Lynchburg, VA
   -Added 5/24/2016 6:01:06 PM
Ethanol Rails
   -Added 5/24/2016 5:21:56 PM
Alco on the A Train.
   -Added 5/24/2016 8:31:12 AM
Amtrak 98 @ Folkston, Ga. April 3, 2016
   -Added 5/24/2016 7:39:14 AM
   -Added 5/24/2016 5:30:44 AM
Union Pacific Enid Subdivision
   -Added 5/24/2016 4:51:54 AM
~ Penn Central Railroad Rolling Stock ~
   -Added 5/24/2016 3:05:09 AM
~ TrailerTrain Rolling Stock ~
   -Added 5/24/2016 2:47:20 AM
~ Pennsylvania Railroad Rolling Stock ~
   -Added 5/24/2016 2:07:54 AM
Great Lakes Central
   -Added 5/24/2016 1:03:09 AM
~ Pennsylvania Railroad Diesel Locomotives ~
   -Added 5/23/2016 11:59:35 PM
   -Added 5/23/2016 9:41:29 PM
Circus Train thru Lebanon
   -Added 5/23/2016 8:12:31 PM
KCS Train 102
   -Added 5/23/2016 8:10:15 PM
Rainy Day Stone.
   -Added 5/23/2016 8:09:12 PM
Gulfport Sunday 5-21-2016
   -Added 5/23/2016 7:49:26 PM
NTD 2016
   -Added 5/23/2016 7:41:27 PM
CSX 7594 leads racks west.
   -Added 5/23/2016 7:03:35 PM
Norfolk Southern C23 - 5/23/16
   -Added 5/23/2016 6:06:58 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Interesting Rolling Stock in New England
   -Updated 5/25/2016 3:57:47 PM
Rolling Stock: Guilford/PanAm
   -Updated 5/25/2016 3:50:23 PM
Locomotive Roster Photos
   -Updated 5/25/2016 3:49:36 PM
BNSF Abilene Yard
   -Updated 5/25/2016 3:15:40 PM
CB&Q Freight Diesels
   -Updated 5/25/2016 3:07:56 PM
EMD GP15 Locomotives
   -Updated 5/25/2016 2:53:46 PM
Illinois Ex NKP Line
   -Updated 5/25/2016 2:46:07 PM
UP Villa Grove to Mount Vernon IL
   -Updated 5/25/2016 2:42:50 PM
Chesapeake Western Railway
   -Updated 5/25/2016 2:22:49 PM
Mayfield KY
   -Updated 5/25/2016 2:01:01 PM
Michigan short & industrial lines
   -Updated 5/25/2016 1:29:05 PM
2016 Clinton, IA area
   -Updated 5/25/2016 12:58:28 PM
F Misc
   -Updated 5/25/2016 12:34:23 PM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 12:30:48 PM
MN/IA/WI/FL Mar-April 2016
   -Updated 5/25/2016 12:10:27 PM
May 2016
   -Updated 5/25/2016 11:48:17 AM
Some Conrail roster shots
   -Updated 5/25/2016 11:28:18 AM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 11:16:26 AM
FarmRail 3648
   -Updated 5/25/2016 10:50:31 AM
Trailer Train TTX
   -Updated 5/25/2016 10:24:53 AM
CSX 2016
   -Updated 5/25/2016 10:15:22 AM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 10:15:13 AM
Canadian National
   -Updated 5/25/2016 10:05:28 AM
Canadian Pacific
   -Updated 5/25/2016 10:03:06 AM
C Misc
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:58:40 AM
Conrail Freight Cars
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:46:17 AM
Burlington Northern Sante Fe
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:43:49 AM
A Misc.
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:33:37 AM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:29:35 AM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:27:23 AM
Newton Railroad Park 3
   -Updated 5/25/2016 9:11:41 AM
Georgia and the Carolinas
   -Updated 5/25/2016 8:24:21 AM
Short Lines & Leasing
   -Updated 5/25/2016 8:13:04 AM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 8:11:54 AM
   -Updated 5/25/2016 8:09:01 AM

Site Design ©2001-2016 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net