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: 4,241,365
Locomotives:  161,618
Rolling Stock:  991,886
Locations:  29,539
What's New?
New Photo Albums
KCS Christmas Train Trip
   -Added 12/8/2016 10:06:48 PM
Early December 2016
   -Added 12/8/2016 9:55:15 PM
The leader matched the sky.
   -Added 12/8/2016 8:47:10 PM
Gurley, Alabama
   -Added 12/8/2016 5:53:41 PM
   -Added 12/8/2016 5:44:21 PM
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K139 at Union Avenue
   -Added 12/8/2016 1:30:18 PM
CSX SN&A North Subdivision
   -Added 12/8/2016 1:08:08 PM
Little Rock & Western RR-GBW Startup Power
   -Added 12/8/2016 12:53:52 PM
Train Wreckers
   -Added 12/8/2016 11:39:35 AM
From the porch
   -Added 12/8/2016 10:32:13 AM
Moore, Oklahoma City
   -Added 12/8/2016 10:19:09 AM
Catskill Mountain Railroad
   -Added 12/7/2016 8:52:15 PM
   -Added 12/7/2016 5:50:59 PM
Only had a minute.
   -Added 12/7/2016 5:35:52 PM
What do you think?
   -Added 12/7/2016 1:41:41 PM
   -Added 12/7/2016 12:48:10 PM
   -Added 12/7/2016 12:45:28 PM
08/03/2016 and 11/06/2016
   -Added 12/7/2016 11:38:00 AM
PRR: Old-Time PRR at Altoona ~ 17th Street
   -Added 12/7/2016 8:48:01 AM
Around Kansas City
   -Added 12/7/2016 1:40:36 AM
Cumbres & Toltec & Antonito
   -Added 12/6/2016 11:30:12 PM
Back Down South Again Atlanta Ga & Austell Ga Pt 3
   -Added 12/6/2016 11:16:25 PM
Notember 2016 Pt 2
   -Added 12/6/2016 11:08:13 PM
Notember 2016
   -Added 12/6/2016 11:06:35 PM
   -Added 12/6/2016 10:30:20 PM
LHF stone train.
   -Added 12/6/2016 10:26:49 PM
CP Christmas
   -Added 12/6/2016 9:14:44 PM
2015 Photos
   -Added 12/6/2016 6:18:30 PM
Nederlands, Amsterdam
   -Added 12/6/2016 5:52:35 PM
CPR St-Luc Montreal yard June 1972
   -Added 12/6/2016 5:31:40 PM
NS "C" Line
   -Added 12/6/2016 5:13:25 PM
   -Added 12/6/2016 5:10:16 PM
I love Toy Trains, a lot.
   -Added 12/6/2016 10:41:39 AM
Rolling Stock Scans (U)
   -Added 12/5/2016 10:03:37 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Locust Grove, Ga.
   -Updated 12/9/2016 9:28:59 AM
   -Updated 12/9/2016 9:27:31 AM
Augusta, Ga. 2015
   -Updated 12/9/2016 9:27:04 AM
WC equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/9/2016 8:37:14 AM
ICG equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/9/2016 8:35:16 AM
CNIS equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/9/2016 8:33:27 AM
CN box cars in CT
   -Updated 12/9/2016 8:31:07 AM
WWUX equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/9/2016 8:27:17 AM
New Orleans LA 1995-2003
   -Updated 12/9/2016 7:28:47 AM
Series 401Da
   -Updated 12/9/2016 5:28:04 AM
Conrail on the ex New York Central and New Haven
   -Updated 12/9/2016 5:27:04 AM
Some misc. roster shots
   -Updated 12/9/2016 5:22:26 AM
Passenger equipment
   -Updated 12/9/2016 5:12:31 AM
   -Updated 12/9/2016 4:48:12 AM
Vsiting the CSX Dewitt Yard
   -Updated 12/9/2016 4:18:07 AM
Romanian Railways
   -Updated 12/9/2016 4:13:58 AM
Southeastern Railway Museum
   -Updated 12/9/2016 3:59:26 AM
southern nevada arizona and killa
   -Updated 12/9/2016 3:42:05 AM
only nevada
   -Updated 12/9/2016 3:39:14 AM
Some Conrail roster shots
   -Updated 12/9/2016 2:35:10 AM
Notember 2016
   -Updated 12/9/2016 12:54:41 AM
Rocktober Pt 2
   -Updated 12/8/2016 11:49:35 PM
Pictures in Glendale, Ohio
   -Updated 12/8/2016 11:16:48 PM
Trains in Norman, OK
   -Updated 12/8/2016 10:45:11 PM
2016 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 12/8/2016 10:29:01 PM
CSX Q418
   -Updated 12/8/2016 10:28:17 PM
Garbage Gondolas
   -Updated 12/8/2016 10:20:52 PM
   -Updated 12/8/2016 10:17:34 PM
Trains, Train, and More Trains - Part One
   -Updated 12/8/2016 10:03:05 PM
BNSF from 2009
   -Updated 12/8/2016 9:55:21 PM
November 2015
   -Updated 12/8/2016 9:27:50 PM
Notember 2016 Pt 2
   -Updated 12/8/2016 9:26:24 PM
   -Updated 12/8/2016 9:16:30 PM
BN/BNSF - Seattle
   -Updated 12/8/2016 9:00:29 PM
BN/BNSF roster
   -Updated 12/8/2016 8:58:34 PM

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