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: 3,940,349
Locomotives:  154,027
Rolling Stock:  929,779
Locations:  28,803
What's New?
New Photo Albums
BNSF on tank train and I spy NS heritage
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:32:53 PM
BNSF 8345 at BNSF Denver Yard.
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:22:45 PM
NS 9-1-1 meets a coal train.
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:18:12 PM
Trips to Mascoutah (and the Museum of Transport)
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:08:18 PM
BNSF 7938 Rearmost DPU on a Eastbound Stack.
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:00:30 PM
BNSF 8362 Rolls Eastbound into the BNSF Barstow pulling a Stack Train
   -Added 8/30/2015 6:38:12 PM
CVSR's New Leaser
   -Added 8/30/2015 6:36:39 PM
Upstate South Carolina
   -Added 8/30/2015 6:09:08 PM
Heratage units
   -Added 8/30/2015 4:24:47 PM
Nickel Plate Road 765 on Wabash Cannonball
   -Added 8/30/2015 4:22:23 PM
Nice Sunday.
   -Added 8/30/2015 4:01:14 PM
A dirty CEFX AC4400 leaser trailing on a BNSF train
   -Added 8/30/2015 2:58:45 PM
Looking Back 2002
   -Added 8/30/2015 2:22:29 PM
A Pair of Colorful Leasers on CSX Q418
   -Added 8/30/2015 1:51:04 PM
CSX with "Building America" slogan.
   -Added 8/30/2015 1:16:59 PM
Two leasers on Q418, plus 39G.
   -Added 8/30/2015 12:31:34 PM
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   -Added 8/30/2015 9:38:00 AM
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   -Added 8/30/2015 9:27:29 AM
Frisco 4-6-2 #1031
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:31:14 AM
SP 4-10-2 #5000
   -Added 8/30/2015 7:05:09 AM
Enola yard: Then and Now (1977-83 vs 2014)
   -Added 8/30/2015 6:58:29 AM
SP 2-10-2 "Santa Fe" Locos
   -Added 8/30/2015 6:40:33 AM
Wabash 4-8-4 #2921
   -Added 8/30/2015 6:07:34 AM
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train Chase (08/11/15)
   -Added 8/29/2015 11:35:51 PM
Amtrak and VRE in Fredericksburg, VA
   -Added 8/29/2015 10:20:14 PM
Des Moines Rail Buildings and Abandoned Tracks
   -Added 8/29/2015 8:27:33 PM
The Conneaut Trip
   -Added 8/29/2015 7:13:58 PM
Big Mama in Peninsula.
   -Added 8/29/2015 7:13:38 PM
CSX Memphis Sub
   -Added 8/29/2015 6:40:03 PM
TPW RS3 #207
   -Added 8/29/2015 6:24:46 PM
RailEx Facility; CSX, UP, and Blue Switcher; Rotterdam Junction, NY
   -Added 8/29/2015 6:01:19 PM
Union Pacific 4-8-4 Northerns
   -Added 8/29/2015 5:56:18 PM
UP 4-8-8-4 #4019 Big Boy
   -Added 8/29/2015 5:36:48 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Glenn's Lease Units
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:29:03 PM
2015 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:26:19 PM
Rail Stations and Depots
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:22:12 PM
Caboose Photos
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:15:26 PM
Miscellaneous Rail Photos
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:12:59 PM
Glenn's BNSF Locomotives
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:11:51 PM
CSX Tilford Album 2
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:10:41 PM
Greenville and Western Railroad
   -Updated 8/30/2015 8:06:52 PM
Glenn's UP Locomotives
   -Updated 8/30/2015 7:54:32 PM
Harrisburg Line Aug 2015
   -Updated 8/30/2015 7:54:23 PM
CSX in South Carolina
   -Updated 8/30/2015 7:51:27 PM
The beginning
   -Updated 8/30/2015 7:50:19 PM
Z files
   -Updated 8/30/2015 7:44:20 PM
Canadian National
   -Updated 8/30/2015 6:26:09 PM
SCL daze
   -Updated 8/30/2015 5:56:53 PM
Norfolk Southern
   -Updated 8/30/2015 5:38:46 PM
More Locomotives
   -Updated 8/30/2015 5:25:28 PM
Redding - Shasta Lake
   -Updated 8/30/2015 5:20:42 PM
Misc CNW
   -Updated 8/30/2015 5:18:06 PM
Columbia, SC
   -Updated 8/30/2015 4:55:39 PM
   -Updated 8/30/2015 4:51:49 PM
Scott crotwell
   -Updated 8/30/2015 4:41:45 PM
   -Updated 8/30/2015 4:17:00 PM
August 2015
   -Updated 8/30/2015 3:34:15 PM
Scott crotwell
   -Updated 8/30/2015 3:31:39 PM
Staples Sub Clear Lake
   -Updated 8/30/2015 3:31:00 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's builders and leasers
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:59:38 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's shortlines and regionals
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:48:21 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's critter files
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:30:34 PM
Train Pics
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:24:12 PM
CSX Memphis Sub
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:23:46 PM
BNSF at Goffs & Goffs Rd.
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:14:11 PM
August 2015 Pt 2
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:07:25 PM
NS 39G
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:01:29 PM
Amtrak Activity
   -Updated 8/30/2015 2:00:15 PM

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