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: 4,713,045
Locomotives:  172,782
Rolling Stock:  1,089,071
Locations:  30,615
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Stacks then racks another time.
   -Added 2/23/2019 5:58:30 PM
8/7 two days before the derailment volume 2
   -Added 2/23/2019 4:30:51 PM
All CSX Power on Q-439
   -Added 2/23/2019 3:35:42 PM
Two eastbounds at CP Walker
   -Added 2/23/2019 1:24:38 PM
   -Added 2/23/2019 12:49:15 PM
Trains in Ontario
   -Added 2/23/2019 11:52:06 AM
Steam Trains
   -Added 2/23/2019 11:32:46 AM
Back to work Wednesday.
   -Added 2/23/2019 9:30:30 AM
CVSR 365 in Brecksville & Indigo Lake.
   -Added 2/22/2019 4:28:58 PM
Pittsburgh 02-2019
   -Added 2/22/2019 1:22:54 PM
Norfolk Southern ES44DC
   -Added 2/22/2019 1:09:29 PM
Amtrak Empire Builder 2019
   -Added 2/22/2019 12:37:31 PM
October Stone
   -Added 2/22/2019 12:31:20 PM
Around the county.
   -Added 2/22/2019 11:10:17 AM
Norfolk Southern MP15E
   -Added 2/22/2019 8:13:18 AM
Norfolk Southern SW1500
   -Added 2/22/2019 7:55:28 AM
Norfolk Southern MP15DC
   -Added 2/22/2019 7:29:23 AM
Norfolk Southern SW1001
   -Added 2/22/2019 7:18:56 AM
DT&I Business Car "Dearborn"
   -Added 2/22/2019 6:49:01 AM
Ex-Rock Island Depot - Dows, IA
   -Added 2/22/2019 6:15:51 AM
Delaware & Hudson 4-6-6-4 #1502
   -Added 2/22/2019 5:43:24 AM
Other Arkansas railroad pictures
   -Added 2/22/2019 4:12:49 AM
Misc railroad Equipment
   -Added 2/21/2019 7:24:58 PM
BNSF 2019
   -Added 2/21/2019 7:21:53 PM
Toston Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 7:10:59 PM
BNSF's Sand Hills Sub 2019
   -Added 2/21/2019 6:27:01 PM
Delaware & Hudson 4-8-4 #314
   -Added 2/21/2019 5:26:13 PM
Louisville Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 5:08:26 PM
Shelby Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 4:45:58 PM
Laurel Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 4:14:48 PM
Devon Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 3:56:14 PM
Big Timber Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 3:49:38 PM
Bozeman Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 3:41:05 PM
Belgrade Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 1:30:22 PM
Hoppers Mt
   -Added 2/21/2019 12:41:22 PM
Updated Photo Albums
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...Jan-June 2019
   -Updated 2/23/2019 7:23:00 PM
(ATN) Alabama & Tennessee River Railroad 2019
   -Updated 2/23/2019 7:22:31 PM
2019 Trip to the Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show.
   -Updated 2/23/2019 6:54:12 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 2/23/2019 6:40:41 PM
Misc C&O structures
   -Updated 2/23/2019 6:33:35 PM
North Texas SW Oklahoma Dec 2018
   -Updated 2/23/2019 6:14:54 PM
South Texas Feb 2019
   -Updated 2/23/2019 5:52:09 PM
The Gevo's
   -Updated 2/23/2019 5:42:40 PM
Kosciusko County Railfanning
   -Updated 2/23/2019 5:26:18 PM
Espee in Southern California
   -Updated 2/23/2019 4:13:48 PM
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:58:01 PM
The Trains of Amtrak's NEC
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:55:06 PM
Heritage Units
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:52:06 PM
Amtrak and commuter trains on the NEC
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:49:46 PM
Location: Winona, MN.
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:43:24 PM
MILW rolling stock
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:11:25 PM
MILW Whatcom Co
   -Updated 2/23/2019 3:04:11 PM
2019 CSX Florence Division CN&L sub
   -Updated 2/23/2019 2:51:22 PM
2019 Norfolk Southern Piedmont Division W line
   -Updated 2/23/2019 2:45:05 PM
CSX Chicago
   -Updated 2/23/2019 1:08:49 PM
Rock Island
   -Updated 2/23/2019 1:03:17 PM
Northeast Corridor
   -Updated 2/23/2019 12:44:42 PM
Pan Am Railways: District 1
   -Updated 2/23/2019 12:25:30 PM
Lehigh Line scenes
   -Updated 2/23/2019 11:56:56 AM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 2/23/2019 11:49:59 AM
Amtrak Empire Builder 2019
   -Updated 2/23/2019 11:41:33 AM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 2/23/2019 11:34:07 AM
PRR: "Power To Burn" ~ 1976
   -Updated 2/23/2019 11:23:08 AM
Georgia Railroading
   -Updated 2/23/2019 10:10:37 AM
Rail-Fanning 2018 Vol. 9
   -Updated 2/23/2019 8:45:58 AM
   -Updated 2/23/2019 8:29:42 AM
JR Sagami Line
   -Updated 2/23/2019 6:20:55 AM
Pan Am Railways: Rigby Yard
   -Updated 2/23/2019 1:41:09 AM
Pan Am Railways: District 2
   -Updated 2/23/2019 1:11:36 AM
Freight Cars-Rolling Stock & Intermodial Equipment
   -Updated 2/23/2019 1:03:13 AM

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