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: 3,969,176
Locomotives:  154,416
Rolling Stock:  937,375
Locations:  28,869
What's New?
New Photo Albums
   -Added 10/8/2015 4:57:12 PM
Mid West Photo Fun
   -Added 10/8/2015 3:16:18 PM
October 2015
   -Added 10/8/2015 2:43:27 PM
Moore & Oklahoma City
   -Added 10/8/2015 11:09:47 AM
   -Added 10/8/2015 7:21:55 AM
A Study in Fairbanks Morse
   -Added 10/8/2015 12:14:20 AM
NYC Alco RS3
   -Added 10/7/2015 11:45:37 PM
NS 2720 leads a quintet west.
   -Added 10/7/2015 9:54:26 PM
fort scott kansas pics
   -Added 10/7/2015 9:38:22 PM
The Columbia Branch
   -Added 10/7/2015 8:36:12 PM
Rolling Stock - Cylindrical Hoppers - Ferrosur
   -Added 10/7/2015 6:20:35 PM
Rolling Stock - Covered Hoppers - Ferrosur
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Rolling Stock - Cylindrical Hoppers - Kansas City Southern
   -Added 10/7/2015 5:15:45 PM
Keddie, CA
   -Added 10/7/2015 1:52:41 AM
BNSF's Parkman Hill
   -Added 10/7/2015 12:56:01 AM
Pulga, CA
   -Added 10/7/2015 12:47:33 AM
Collier 10-6-15
   -Added 10/6/2015 11:32:22 PM
Corydon, IN photos: 8-11-2015
   -Added 10/6/2015 11:03:36 PM
Last Day of Steam in the Valley
   -Added 10/6/2015 10:57:04 PM
BNSF 600 A Remodeled Dash 9-44-CW Into A AC44C4M, First of Two to be reconfigured to C4 specificatio
   -Added 10/6/2015 10:27:36 PM
Lemoore, CA
   -Added 10/6/2015 9:56:36 PM
WE 7368 works the empties.
   -Added 10/6/2015 8:57:59 PM
NS 8414 leads a four pack east.
   -Added 10/6/2015 8:26:19 PM
Past Horseshoe Curve and on to Gallitzin!
   -Added 10/6/2015 7:57:17 PM
Macungie Today
   -Added 10/6/2015 7:43:36 PM
Three train Sunday 10/4/15
   -Added 10/6/2015 5:36:26 PM
Rolling Stock - Covered Hoppers - Kansas City Southern
   -Added 10/6/2015 3:02:15 PM
Two ES44C4s on a mixed freight
   -Added 10/6/2015 12:48:22 PM
NKP 765 - Heading Home
   -Added 10/6/2015 9:53:16 AM
We are in emergency.
   -Added 10/6/2015 7:48:45 AM
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   -Added 10/6/2015 7:05:34 AM
Wisconsin MILW Depots and Other Railroad Structures
   -Added 10/6/2015 3:13:02 AM
2015 4Q
   -Added 10/5/2015 10:33:34 PM
Ophiem, IL: 12-04-2011
   -Added 10/5/2015 10:19:10 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Photos taken by Gary W. Zeitler
   -Updated 10/8/2015 5:25:03 PM
Photos taken by Gerald Grossman
   -Updated 10/8/2015 5:12:38 PM
CSX 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:45:14 PM
October 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:44:37 PM
NJ Transit Diesel Engines 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:41:39 PM
Freight Trains 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:40:17 PM
NJ Transit Passenger Cars 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:38:43 PM
Scott crotwell
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:38:35 PM
NJ Transit Electric Engines 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:37:08 PM
NJT ALP-45DP Engines 2015
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:35:10 PM
Editing folder
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:17:25 PM
More Chicago Railroading
   -Updated 10/8/2015 3:55:40 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 10/8/2015 3:16:50 PM
Canadian National
   -Updated 10/8/2015 2:47:00 PM
Via Rail
   -Updated 10/8/2015 2:39:59 PM
2015 3Q
   -Updated 10/8/2015 2:36:01 PM
CB&Q Diesel Switchers
   -Updated 10/8/2015 2:24:08 PM
Trains in Norman, OK
   -Updated 10/8/2015 1:57:23 PM
   -Updated 10/8/2015 1:41:05 PM
2015 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 10/8/2015 1:12:05 PM
BNSF at Goffs & Goffs Rd.
   -Updated 10/8/2015 12:38:45 PM
Some Conrail roster shots
   -Updated 10/8/2015 12:02:53 PM
Some misc. action shots
   -Updated 10/8/2015 11:37:21 AM
Union Pacific [2008]
   -Updated 10/8/2015 11:18:49 AM
   -Updated 10/8/2015 11:01:36 AM
LV units and Ironton 751 work the hump. Also, an EL GP35-led freight at Bethlehem.
   -Updated 10/8/2015 10:34:07 AM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 10/8/2015 10:31:20 AM
LV, Ironton, and PC fallen flags join D&H units at Bethlehem in April, 1977.
   -Updated 10/8/2015 10:17:05 AM
Some misc. roster shots
   -Updated 10/8/2015 10:14:22 AM
Raritan Central Railway
   -Updated 10/8/2015 9:14:19 AM
2015 Train Photographs
   -Updated 10/8/2015 8:37:47 AM
Andrews Trains Around the US
   -Updated 10/8/2015 8:36:42 AM
My pictures.
   -Updated 10/8/2015 5:21:00 AM
NYSW operating the D&H-Binghamton west
   -Updated 10/8/2015 4:29:21 AM
NYSW operating the D&H-Binghamton north
   -Updated 10/8/2015 3:51:43 AM

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