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: 4,905,043
Locomotives:  178,390
Rolling Stock:  1,127,673
Locations:  31,053
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Railroad Freight Cars in Use
   -Added 4/8/2020 12:48:43 PM
Burnside, KY 3/27/2020
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Bieszczady Forest Railway Foundation
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GWI Carolina Piedmont 2020
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February 2020
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Older picture
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A few Dewitt Yard action shots
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7 action shots on 12/13
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South Central Tennessee 2020
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KWT 2020
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CSX Bruceton & Memphis Subs 2020
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April 2020
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PRR: Fols ~> PRR Steam Locomotives II
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Best of 2020
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GACX open hoppers in CT
   -Added 4/5/2020 3:30:10 PM
Yukon & White Pass Railway
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2020-03-05 Glover Il.
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Swiss Alpinists on their way
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Ashland Trains 91 and 53
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April 2020
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Washington & Idaho RWY
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MN/WI/IL/SD/WY/UT Feb 2020
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Mainline Through Tehachapi CA
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April 2020 locomotives
   -Added 4/4/2020 11:59:38 AM
End of the 1st quarter, beginning of the 2nd quarter 2020.
   -Added 4/4/2020 11:09:30 AM
SSEX gondolas in CT vol 2
   -Added 4/4/2020 10:29:24 AM
Model Railways
   -Added 4/4/2020 10:16:17 AM
A November visit to the Dewitt Yard
   -Added 4/4/2020 2:51:02 AM
Miller Road Crossing - CSX Peninsula Subdivision
   -Added 4/3/2020 11:02:06 PM
NS 2017-2020
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Back to back sunny days.
   -Added 4/3/2020 10:13:21 PM
PRR: East Altoona Roundhouse Demolition ~ 1958
   -Added 4/3/2020 8:26:55 PM
More from Mitchell & Granite City on 3-25-20
   -Added 4/3/2020 5:53:35 PM
Updated Photo Albums
   -Updated 4/8/2020 3:02:58 PM
Peoria, IL Area 2
   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:52:13 PM
New Jersey Transit's early days
   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:49:15 PM
The Problematic Penn Central
   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:46:16 PM
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   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:33:12 PM
ATSF - EMD Frt Locos (GP7 - GP20)
   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:13:38 PM
Tacoma Area Trains
   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:11:25 PM
2020 UPRR Salina Subdivision
   -Updated 4/8/2020 1:05:34 PM
Odds and Ends
   -Updated 4/8/2020 12:57:58 PM
Rails at Reusens
   -Updated 4/8/2020 12:38:22 PM
Delmarva Central
   -Updated 4/8/2020 12:26:25 PM
Matt's Album
   -Updated 4/8/2020 12:17:19 PM
February 2020
   -Updated 4/8/2020 11:38:39 AM
Altoona 2005-2012
   -Updated 4/8/2020 11:23:34 AM
Amtrak Activity
   -Updated 4/8/2020 11:17:59 AM
Florida Action
   -Updated 4/8/2020 11:17:12 AM
Fallen Flags 4
   -Updated 4/8/2020 11:12:10 AM
GTW equipment in CT
   -Updated 4/8/2020 10:40:42 AM
IC equipment in CT
   -Updated 4/8/2020 10:19:18 AM
CN gondolas in CT
   -Updated 4/8/2020 10:13:11 AM
PRR: Fols ~> PRR Steam Locomotives II
   -Updated 4/8/2020 9:24:43 AM
2020 BNSF Strong City Subdivision
   -Updated 4/8/2020 9:05:50 AM
CSX Capital Sub.
   -Updated 4/8/2020 8:05:06 AM
Northeast WI, Winter 2020
   -Updated 4/8/2020 2:16:49 AM
Four Days in the Powder River Basin WY. 10/04/2019-10/07/2019
   -Updated 4/7/2020 11:59:02 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 4/7/2020 11:19:01 PM
Remember the Pennsy
   -Updated 4/7/2020 10:28:47 PM
Rail-Fanning 2019 Vol. 10
   -Updated 4/7/2020 10:04:30 PM
TAD's Conrail scenes & roster shots
   -Updated 4/7/2020 9:53:50 PM
Engine Pics
   -Updated 4/7/2020 9:43:17 PM
Ashley Rodriguez 2020 Motivepower
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Norfolk Southern from 2009 - 2019
   -Updated 4/7/2020 9:30:30 PM
USA 2019 trip
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