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: 4,481,272
Locomotives:  166,879
Rolling Stock:  1,048,386
Locations:  29,998
What's New?
New Photo Albums
All day rain.
   -Added 11/18/2017 12:05:39 PM
Fresh Meat.
   -Added 11/18/2017 9:32:07 AM
Railfanning in Berea, Ohio 10/5/17
   -Added 11/18/2017 8:31:51 AM
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Reading Blue Mountain & Northern
   -Added 11/18/2017 12:00:43 AM
ECRX #1211 [EMD SW1200] & ECRX #1207 [EMD/IC SW14]
   -Added 11/17/2017 11:31:28 PM
Railfanning after Auburn, IN Model Railroad Mania Train Show 2017
   -Added 11/17/2017 10:00:03 PM
November 2017
   -Added 11/17/2017 8:10:04 PM
Another new stuff album.
   -Added 11/17/2017 8:00:37 PM
PRR: "Altoona Shops" ~ Autumn 1996
   -Added 11/17/2017 4:41:07 PM
Homecoming, vol 5.
   -Added 11/17/2017 3:06:05 PM
LHF Furbee
   -Added 11/17/2017 1:31:38 PM
Jordan, NY 2013
   -Added 11/17/2017 12:19:30 AM
TADs NJT River Line
   -Added 11/16/2017 9:56:39 PM
TADs Roebling, NJ mill
   -Added 11/16/2017 9:23:10 PM
Oh Canada
   -Added 11/16/2017 6:27:52 PM
2017 CSX Santa Train 75TH anniversary
   -Added 11/16/2017 6:04:11 PM
Portland&Western in the Snow
   -Added 11/16/2017 2:32:30 PM
Homecoming, vol 4.
   -Added 11/16/2017 1:44:39 PM
PRR: "Soliloquy Of Altoona" ~ April 1978
   -Added 11/16/2017 1:13:01 PM
TOFX equipment in CT
   -Added 11/16/2017 11:54:17 AM
Homecoming, vol 3.
   -Added 11/16/2017 11:40:27 AM
Kinnear Yard Hamilton Ontario
   -Added 11/16/2017 11:21:01 AM
Homecoming, vol 2.
   -Added 11/16/2017 9:48:19 AM
Homecoming, vol 1.
   -Added 11/16/2017 9:29:20 AM
A gray goose
   -Added 11/16/2017 6:31:20 AM
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PRR: "Largest Railroad Shops" ~ April 1978
   -Added 11/16/2017 1:57:27 AM
Wheeling Power
   -Added 11/15/2017 8:19:30 PM
Slidell 2017
   -Added 11/15/2017 6:35:41 PM
Central Montana Railroad
   -Added 11/15/2017 6:24:45 PM
PRR: "Altoona Works" ~ 5-7 October 1925
   -Added 11/15/2017 4:03:34 PM
Dolton Illinois
   -Added 11/15/2017 1:04:32 PM
Hammond Idiana
   -Added 11/15/2017 12:25:49 PM
BNSF Stampede Sub - 1997
   -Added 11/15/2017 9:09:50 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Jon Allen
   -Updated 11/18/2017 2:21:41 PM
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:58:29 PM
South Texas Nov 2017
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:57:30 PM
W Misc
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:56:00 PM
Norfolk Southern SD's
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:52:42 PM
Reading Blue Mountain Northern RBMN
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:48:11 PM
Eastern Washington Gateway
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:43:32 PM
Norfolk Southern Freight
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:29:08 PM
CRDX Chicago Freight Car Leasing Company
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:19:11 PM
Burlington Northern
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:16:28 PM
Various CSX/NS Photos 2017
   -Updated 11/18/2017 11:43:25 AM
Transnet Freight rail locomotives
   -Updated 11/18/2017 11:33:05 AM
South Texas Nov 2002
   -Updated 11/18/2017 11:24:20 AM
   -Updated 11/18/2017 11:04:17 AM
NS in Georgia/2017
   -Updated 11/18/2017 9:47:41 AM
PRR: "Altoona Shops" ~ Autumn 1996
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:51:03 AM
SHQX equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:50:53 AM
Providence & Worcester power in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:49:49 AM
GNWR covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:48:14 AM
CKIX equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:46:46 AM
CBTX equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:45:39 AM
AEX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:44:09 AM
UTLX tank cars in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:42:39 AM
TOFX equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/18/2017 8:41:21 AM
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Tourist Roads and Museums
   -Updated 11/18/2017 5:33:31 AM
Stations and structures, NY and NJ
   -Updated 11/18/2017 5:20:45 AM
Freight cars and MOW equipment
   -Updated 11/18/2017 5:00:14 AM
CP East Binghamton
   -Updated 11/18/2017 4:48:59 AM
Volunteering at the Western Railway Musuem
   -Updated 11/18/2017 2:45:23 AM
Slim Princess Reunion
   -Updated 11/18/2017 2:17:36 AM
Delec locomotive depot Enfield Sydney
   -Updated 11/18/2017 2:12:18 AM
Steve's NSW shots
   -Updated 11/18/2017 2:07:53 AM
Western Australia
   -Updated 11/18/2017 2:06:01 AM
Thankfuls - Favorites
   -Updated 11/18/2017 1:37:17 AM

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