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: 5,092,957
Locomotives:  183,373
Rolling Stock:  1,180,955
Locations:  31,592
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Visiting the NS in Hudson Ohio.
   -Added 3/7/2021 6:49:42 PM
3 Train Friday in SC
   -Added 3/7/2021 6:06:14 PM
Columbia SC Trains 2/20/21
   -Added 3/7/2021 5:24:20 PM
March 7, 2021
   -Added 3/7/2021 4:11:01 PM
March 2021
   -Added 3/7/2021 9:19:09 AM
CVSR Winter Flyer.
   -Added 3/7/2021 8:27:57 AM
NYSW during Snowfall
   -Added 3/7/2021 4:54:45 AM
TADs Moynihan Penn Station visits
   -Added 3/6/2021 9:52:24 PM
Wheeling Train 291 and a facing point switch.
   -Added 3/6/2021 8:24:32 PM
BNSF H-SSBTEA w/ KCS 4687 & BNSF 1422 [EMD SD60M] @ MP176
   -Added 3/6/2021 5:57:15 PM
NS 1806 SD70ACC (DC to AC Conversion) on H-TEAAMY1-06A @ MP157.75 - Batson Loop gc; Normangee, TX
   -Added 3/6/2021 5:40:01 PM
March 6, 2021
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More from April 20 2003
   -Added 3/6/2021 2:17:11 PM
Thursday thru Saturday Goodies around La Crosse WI
   -Added 3/6/2021 11:53:04 AM
WB Loaded Unit Coal Frt at Jean NV Grade Crossing
   -Added 3/6/2021 10:15:05 AM
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BN Engines Exported
   -Added 3/5/2021 4:56:45 PM
PRR's Philadelphia
   -Added 3/5/2021 4:36:50 AM
U724 MN 2 LA
   -Added 3/4/2021 11:06:22 PM
Awaiting their fates at MPI
   -Added 3/4/2021 9:24:48 PM
SQVR 2020 (Jan) to 2021 (Feb)
   -Added 3/4/2021 8:14:56 PM
4066 leads CL2 northbound running LHF
   -Added 3/4/2021 8:04:03 PM
MA-2 East on Track 2,Switches Tank Cars at a Business and Returns West with Tank Cars
   -Added 3/4/2021 7:12:53 PM
Members Special
   -Added 3/4/2021 6:32:13 PM
Pittsburgh 03-2021
   -Added 3/4/2021 5:41:16 PM
   -Added 3/4/2021 5:08:02 AM
Ballast Hoppers
   -Added 3/3/2021 10:58:48 PM
March 3, 2021
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Box Cars
   -Added 3/3/2021 4:20:31 PM
Half Hour at K Tower
   -Added 3/2/2021 7:15:59 PM
Tuesday's Treats around La Crosse WI
   -Added 3/2/2021 3:27:39 PM
B&O Railroad Museum
   -Added 3/2/2021 10:25:19 AM
Feb 28 2021
   -Added 3/2/2021 10:23:07 AM
CSX Boston Line
   -Added 3/2/2021 9:58:05 AM
KCS in Kansas and Missouri
   -Added 3/2/2021 9:20:32 AM
Updated Photo Albums
WB Loaded Unit Coal Frt at Jean NV Grade Crossing
   -Updated 3/7/2021 7:04:03 PM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via eBay Auctions ~ 1929-1968
   -Updated 3/7/2021 6:36:55 PM
2021 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 3/7/2021 5:41:52 PM
2021 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 3/7/2021 5:23:15 PM
   -Updated 3/7/2021 5:04:50 PM
All Steam engines
   -Updated 3/7/2021 3:30:42 PM
River Line NY - CSX.
   -Updated 3/7/2021 3:05:11 PM
   -Updated 3/7/2021 2:50:09 PM
Seaboard System Locomotives
   -Updated 3/7/2021 2:47:44 PM
PRR's Philadelphia
   -Updated 3/7/2021 2:06:51 PM
BNSF Staples Subdivision III
   -Updated 3/7/2021 1:46:48 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 3/7/2021 1:44:48 PM
Pan Am Railways - Royalston to Greenfield
   -Updated 3/7/2021 1:23:55 PM
Toronto CP Galt, MacTier and North Toronto Subs
   -Updated 3/7/2021 12:56:57 PM
   -Updated 3/7/2021 12:20:49 PM
Canadian Rails
   -Updated 3/7/2021 11:24:24 AM
NS Piedmont Division Raleigh District
   -Updated 3/7/2021 11:05:32 AM
Engine Pics
   -Updated 3/7/2021 10:15:00 AM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 3/7/2021 10:06:14 AM
Mobile AL
   -Updated 3/7/2021 9:29:41 AM
   -Updated 3/7/2021 9:23:44 AM
Pennsy's Altoona
   -Updated 3/7/2021 9:11:10 AM
Some "Heritage" units
   -Updated 3/7/2021 8:16:59 AM
Trains in Virginia (Winter 2020-21)
   -Updated 3/7/2021 7:22:25 AM
passin thru Neenah
   -Updated 3/7/2021 3:09:54 AM
BNSF Railfanning
   -Updated 3/7/2021 2:45:27 AM
Union Pacific Railfanning
   -Updated 3/7/2021 2:28:06 AM
   -Updated 3/7/2021 1:53:14 AM
Conrail My tribute to Big Blue
   -Updated 3/7/2021 1:40:18 AM
Amtrak, Varnish and Vanna
   -Updated 3/7/2021 12:40:10 AM
CP 2015-2021
   -Updated 3/6/2021 11:45:56 PM
Ashley Rodriguez 2021 Rolling stock
   -Updated 3/6/2021 11:44:19 PM
Canadian Pacific M&P Subdivision
   -Updated 3/6/2021 11:31:53 PM
Ashley Rodriguez 2020 Rolling stock
   -Updated 3/6/2021 11:27:45 PM
Canadian Pacific ex-MILW Mainline 2020-
   -Updated 3/6/2021 11:21:48 PM

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