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: 4,110,741
Locomotives:  157,867
Rolling Stock:  970,712
Locations:  29,177
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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Union Pacific Enid Subdivision
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~ Penn Central Railroad Rolling Stock ~
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~ TrailerTrain Rolling Stock ~
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~ Pennsylvania Railroad Rolling Stock ~
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Great Lakes Central
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~ Pennsylvania Railroad Diesel Locomotives ~
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Circus Train thru Lebanon
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KCS Train 102
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Rainy Day Stone.
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Gulfport Sunday 5-21-2016
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NTD 2016
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CSX 7594 leads racks west.
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Norfolk Southern C23 - 5/23/16
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Women of the BNSF
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Wisconsin & Southern Railroad
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Ashland VA
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Ceské dráhy 2016
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Elkhart 05/22/16
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What do you do when your Geep breaks down?
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rolling stock
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~ Pennsylvania Railroad Electric Locomotive ~
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Iowa Traction
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~ Pennsylvania Railroad Steam Locomotives ~
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~ Vintage Steam Locomotives ~
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Clinchfield RR
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WE 6989 brings in the loads of stone.
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NY & NJ Railfanning 5-21-16
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Around the La Crosse WI Area
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Viscose 6 on the Colebrookdale Railroad
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Derek's Train Pics
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MBTA Private Car Excursion
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Updated Photo Albums
Chicago Area Railfan Trip (02/23-03/04/16)
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NS Locomotives
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May 2016 Pt 2
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Other Locomotives
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Canadian National
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UP Locomotives
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2015 CN's Montreal Open House.
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Rolling Stock
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Freight Cars
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Montana Miscellany
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Milwaukee Road memories
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Reading & Northern Freight Cars
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My Better Shots
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Chicago Rails
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Backside of KC
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Iowa Traction
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Rail-Fanning 2016 Vol. 4
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Woodard Station..Fulton and Oswego branch
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2016 Trains
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2016 Clinton, IA area
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CSX 2016
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Canadian National Railway (CN)
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Rail Fan to the Future
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NS Alabama Division AGS North District...Jan.- June 2016
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Keystone Corridor
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Switchstand Rail Shots
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Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)
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Interesting Rolling Stock in New England
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Locomotive Roster Photos
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Interesting Rolling Stock in New England: OPEN HOPPERS & GONDOLAS
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Mayfield KY
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Co-op and other Hoppers 3
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Rails at Reusens
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NREX Paducah KY
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