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: 4,180,116
Locomotives:  159,765
Rolling Stock:  982,224
Locations:  29,368
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Meadville, PA
   -Added 8/27/2016 10:04:44 PM
Last light of day.
   -Added 8/27/2016 9:47:10 PM
CSX at Race Street.
   -Added 8/27/2016 8:27:56 PM
So new.
   -Added 8/27/2016 7:54:12 PM
Union Pacific 'round Wisconsin
   -Added 8/27/2016 3:49:48 PM
Greenland Open Space
   -Added 8/26/2016 10:02:04 PM
Two coal trains on the BNSF Madill Sub with an Executive SD70MAC!
   -Added 8/26/2016 7:35:12 PM
sd70MAC's being reactivated
   -Added 8/26/2016 6:20:00 PM
The finishing touch.
   -Added 8/26/2016 4:46:56 PM
Union Pacific's Ft. Collins Branch
   -Added 8/26/2016 3:20:36 PM
Track Work And An Approaching Train
   -Added 8/26/2016 3:06:58 PM
Glenn's TILX Longitudinal Coal Hoppers
   -Added 8/26/2016 10:44:56 AM
RUSX equipment in CT
   -Added 8/26/2016 8:48:33 AM
CitiRail on 38G.
   -Added 8/25/2016 11:09:10 PM
503 at dusk.
   -Added 8/25/2016 10:03:04 PM
Beautiful day, beautiful power.
   -Added 8/25/2016 9:39:41 PM
Buffalo Southern
   -Added 8/25/2016 9:35:49 PM
   -Added 8/25/2016 8:40:29 PM
CSX Tilford Album 3
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:34:10 PM
Glenn's OUCX Coal Hoppers
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:28:00 PM
Around Woodstock Ontario
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:27:08 PM
Black Hills Central
   -Added 8/25/2016 5:26:21 PM
NS Inman
   -Added 8/25/2016 4:15:42 PM
South Texas May 2003
   -Added 8/25/2016 2:22:00 PM
   -Added 8/25/2016 2:00:44 PM
Wyoming - June/July 2016
   -Added 8/25/2016 8:49:21 AM
CSX 910 leads an eastbound autorack.
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:52:15 AM
PRR: Mid-Mountain Shots ~ 1964-1967
   -Added 8/25/2016 3:57:39 AM
Chasing the Fort Worth & Western Carrollton Turn (204 Job)
   -Added 8/25/2016 12:22:30 AM
CitiRail Unit & Winchester & Western on 39G, SD40s on Q417
   -Added 8/25/2016 12:19:45 AM
Glenn's Conrad Yelvington Hoppers
   -Added 8/24/2016 11:36:33 PM
L375 is huge.
   -Added 8/24/2016 10:28:01 PM
From the footbridge.
   -Added 8/24/2016 9:08:36 PM
Sad view in the Hill Yard.
   -Added 8/24/2016 8:18:40 PM
Railfanning Terrell, TX plus a circus train in Dallas!
   -Added 8/24/2016 7:24:36 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Rochelle, IL
   -Updated 8/27/2016 10:25:49 PM
CP, BNSF and others in Wisconsin
   -Updated 8/27/2016 10:20:05 PM
Trains 6
   -Updated 8/27/2016 10:20:03 PM
Brian's WSOR
   -Updated 8/27/2016 10:10:37 PM
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:54:57 PM
BN/BNSF Seattle south
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:32:01 PM
Washington County Railroad
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:29:12 PM
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:26:57 PM
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:25:38 PM
BN/BNSF caboose
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:22:47 PM
Southern Pacific
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:18:48 PM
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:17:15 PM
Miscellaneous Railroads
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:14:40 PM
BN/BNSF - Seattle
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:09:05 PM
BN/BNSF roster
   -Updated 8/27/2016 9:00:47 PM
Ships & barges
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:54:38 PM
ATSF & BN Covered Hoppers
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:50:28 PM
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:41:21 PM
summer action on the river line 2016
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:35:44 PM
KCS Shreveport, La.
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:22:55 PM
Passenger Cars
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:12:06 PM
NS Inman
   -Updated 8/27/2016 8:06:01 PM
Down at the depot
   -Updated 8/27/2016 7:53:32 PM
CSX in Connellsville Area 2016 Set
   -Updated 8/27/2016 7:48:43 PM
Missouri 2014-
   -Updated 8/27/2016 7:32:52 PM
Foreign visitors on the river line summer 2016
   -Updated 8/27/2016 7:31:28 PM
2016 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 8/27/2016 7:19:13 PM
EL Memories
   -Updated 8/27/2016 6:52:23 PM
Penn Central
   -Updated 8/27/2016 6:25:59 PM
UP locomotives in Missouri, 2016
   -Updated 8/27/2016 6:06:34 PM
Orlando 2010
   -Updated 8/27/2016 5:51:48 PM
CB&Q Passenger Rolling Stock
   -Updated 8/27/2016 5:33:16 PM
BNSF Strong City Subdivision
   -Updated 8/27/2016 5:24:50 PM
   -Updated 8/27/2016 5:11:05 PM
Strasburg Railroad 2016
   -Updated 8/27/2016 5:05:09 PM

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