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: 4,416,580
Locomotives:  165,421
Rolling Stock:  1,034,952
Locations:  29,889
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Updated Photo Albums
Trains 2017
   -Updated 8/20/2017 7:04:24 PM
Trains 37
   -Updated 8/20/2017 6:53:51 PM
2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 8/20/2017 6:50:55 PM
2017 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 8/20/2017 6:37:47 PM
river line summer action 2017
   -Updated 8/20/2017 6:31:14 PM
Cartersville Georgia
   -Updated 8/20/2017 6:21:35 PM
CSX in South Carolina
   -Updated 8/20/2017 6:16:05 PM
Ayer MA Action
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:44:09 PM
Boston & Maine Photos w/Rolling Stock
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:42:13 PM
Amtrak California
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:35:11 PM
Locomotive Roster Photos
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:32:16 PM
Interesting Rolling Stock in New England
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:28:31 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:17:03 PM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 8/20/2017 5:13:22 PM
Interesting Rolling Stock in New England: BOXCARS
   -Updated 8/20/2017 4:52:06 PM
Miscellaneous NYC Transit
   -Updated 8/20/2017 4:38:45 PM
(7) Train
   -Updated 8/20/2017 4:34:31 PM
A Misc.
   -Updated 8/20/2017 4:27:20 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 8/20/2017 4:03:20 PM
NS Locomotives
   -Updated 8/20/2017 3:59:06 PM
July 2017
   -Updated 8/20/2017 3:51:52 PM
New Mexico
   -Updated 8/20/2017 3:35:08 PM
QC Quebec Central
   -Updated 8/20/2017 3:34:23 PM
CP Heron Bay sub
   -Updated 8/20/2017 3:05:15 PM
SRY Railcars
   -Updated 8/20/2017 2:15:59 PM
BNSF in Rochelle, IL
   -Updated 8/20/2017 2:15:25 PM
Trip to PPB
   -Updated 8/20/2017 2:04:32 PM
Shipping Containers
   -Updated 8/20/2017 1:55:01 PM
Portland to Biggs
   -Updated 8/20/2017 1:36:19 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 8/20/2017 12:28:25 PM
Flat and spine cars
   -Updated 8/20/2017 12:23:48 PM
ISO Code 45G1 hi-cube dry box containers
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:49:39 AM
ISO Code 22G1 dry box containers
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:49:13 AM
BNSF Chilli sub 2017
   -Updated 8/20/2017 10:52:59 AM
CSX Action in Atlanta, Georgia - March 2016
   -Updated 8/20/2017 10:49:26 AM

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