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: 4,600,679
Locomotives:  170,133
Rolling Stock:  1,071,401
Locations:  30,231
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Atlantic & Danville 2-6-0 #2
   -Added 6/19/2018 7:29:29 AM
Akron, Canton & Youngstown Steam
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:59:57 AM
Acadia Coal 0-6-0 #103
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:21:00 AM
Algoma Central Roundhouse & Turntable
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:11:09 AM
Ann Arbor GP35 #394
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:00:43 AM
   -Added 6/19/2018 5:48:11 AM
McGregor, TX
   -Added 6/18/2018 10:47:03 PM
Before and after work.
   -Added 6/18/2018 8:47:36 PM
Marion, a second train.
   -Added 6/18/2018 7:30:23 PM
The new album of Matthew Tidwell
   -Added 6/18/2018 2:52:30 PM
Enid: Cabooses
   -Added 6/18/2018 12:13:41 PM
Doswell 6-17-18
   -Added 6/18/2018 8:21:20 AM
PRR: "The Story Of A Pacific" ~ August 1956
   -Added 6/18/2018 1:14:29 AM
Wheeling 254
   -Added 6/17/2018 10:29:25 PM
Temple, TX
   -Added 6/17/2018 9:41:39 PM
Union, NJ Station
   -Added 6/17/2018 9:33:01 PM
CN Whitehall Sub
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:36:43 PM
Railfanning Little Falls and Wayne
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:32:40 PM
Marion, the first train a second time.
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:11:21 PM
Ontario Trains - Niagara Region - May 2018 - Part 1
   -Added 6/17/2018 7:45:01 PM
2018 Railfanning
   -Added 6/17/2018 7:21:23 PM
06/16/2018 Denver, Colorado.
   -Added 6/17/2018 6:58:13 PM
Washington State Department of Transportation (WDTX)
   -Added 6/17/2018 6:31:34 PM
Amtrak (AMTK)
   -Added 6/17/2018 6:26:10 PM
Maine Madness
   -Added 6/17/2018 5:44:23 PM
Freight Cars and Cabooses
   -Added 6/17/2018 3:52:02 PM
Opening Day of CTrail's Operations
   -Added 6/17/2018 12:44:30 PM
Marion, the action begins.
   -Added 6/17/2018 9:19:56 AM
Welcome to Marion
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:47:24 AM
CSX adds a GP40-2 and mate to assist SB mixed freight at Union City, GA
   -Added 6/17/2018 5:59:44 AM
PRR: "Atchison, Topeka, & Ohio" ~ August 1956
   -Added 6/17/2018 3:48:19 AM
   -Added 6/16/2018 8:25:02 PM
   -Added 6/16/2018 6:18:07 PM
UP Lincoln Local 6-15-2018
   -Added 6/16/2018 4:13:35 PM
Waiting in the woods at Fairburn
   -Added 6/16/2018 3:49:33 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:06:05 AM
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:03:11 AM
Steve's Freightcars 2003 and later
   -Updated 6/19/2018 8:28:56 AM
Trains around Japan
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:07:20 AM
Freight cars and MOW equipment
   -Updated 6/19/2018 5:40:01 AM
KCS Heavener Sub in Oklahoma
   -Updated 6/19/2018 5:09:06 AM
As spring leads into summer
   -Updated 6/19/2018 4:18:52 AM
Transnet Freight Rail locomotives 2
   -Updated 6/19/2018 3:13:20 AM
Belarussian railways
   -Updated 6/19/2018 3:00:59 AM
Staples Sub
   -Updated 6/19/2018 2:37:54 AM
Russian Railways
   -Updated 6/19/2018 2:24:33 AM
Lithuanian Railways
   -Updated 6/19/2018 2:06:40 AM
Howell Collection
   -Updated 6/19/2018 1:14:59 AM
UP Locals
   -Updated 6/19/2018 1:00:25 AM
Biggs to Pendleton
   -Updated 6/18/2018 11:37:18 PM
Pan Am Railways - Greenfield to Mechanicville
   -Updated 6/18/2018 10:52:29 PM
Albany & Eastern
   -Updated 6/18/2018 10:46:33 PM
Temple, TX
   -Updated 6/18/2018 10:41:02 PM
Pan Am Railways - Shirley to Royalston
   -Updated 6/18/2018 10:39:58 PM
Conway Scenic Railroad
   -Updated 6/18/2018 10:35:51 PM
BNSF railfanning
   -Updated 6/18/2018 10:09:54 PM
Amtrak Cardinal
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:56:52 PM
Amtrak trains
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:55:31 PM
UPRR Salina Yard
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:54:37 PM
Metrolink Photos
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:45:57 PM
1985 Scans - CMP
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:38:26 PM
SA-31 2018
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:29:27 PM
TAD's 2018 CSX
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:21:48 PM
May/June 2018
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:21:21 PM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2018 Set
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:15:55 PM
Soo Line
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:12:13 PM
Burlington Northern
   -Updated 6/18/2018 9:04:33 PM
Amtrak 2018
   -Updated 6/18/2018 8:53:52 PM
BN/BNSF roster
   -Updated 6/18/2018 8:52:38 PM
Great Northern
   -Updated 6/18/2018 8:51:35 PM

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