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: 3,894,227
Locomotives:  153,091
Rolling Stock:  917,078
Locations:  28,705
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Scandinavia trip 2015 - Sweden part I
   -Added 7/6/2015 3:41:09 PM
Strasburg Railroad 2015
   -Added 7/6/2015 2:01:10 PM
Heritage Units
   -Added 7/6/2015 1:26:01 PM
AMTRAK on the CSX Willard Sub.
   -Added 7/6/2015 12:23:02 PM
BHP AIS steelworks Port Kemba
   -Added 7/6/2015 12:49:05 AM
July 2015 Pt 2
   -Added 7/5/2015 10:55:13 PM
July 2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 10:53:57 PM
Massey, ON
   -Added 7/5/2015 9:27:19 PM
Marathon, ON
   -Added 7/5/2015 9:06:50 PM
4th of July Weekend Railfanning
   -Added 7/5/2015 8:56:42 PM
The Corn it is Growing in Wisconsin.
   -Added 7/5/2015 8:29:05 PM
A move I could catch.
   -Added 7/5/2015 8:03:34 PM
One more 611 album. Lynchburg and Roanoke on 04JUL2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 7:41:43 PM
   -Added 7/5/2015 7:02:00 PM
Burlington Junction
   -Added 7/5/2015 6:38:18 PM
Four Windows at Griffith
   -Added 7/5/2015 6:24:17 PM
Pennsylvania Railroad Museum 2015!
   -Added 7/5/2015 6:07:31 PM
Rare CSX duo on NS 28E
   -Added 7/5/2015 5:58:29 PM
July 2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 5:57:22 PM
ICE & SOO on 30Q in Bellevue
   -Added 7/5/2015 5:13:53 PM
Parked On A Siding.
   -Added 7/5/2015 4:37:23 PM
NJT Raritan Valley Line & NJT "Deadlines"
   -Added 7/5/2015 4:00:16 PM
On the BNSF ST. Croix Sub
   -Added 7/5/2015 2:41:15 PM
July 2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 2:01:26 PM
Whiting, IN 1/15/15
   -Added 7/5/2015 12:06:55 PM
Monon, Sheldon, & Gilman 01/23/2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 11:37:18 AM
Mcdonough, GA 4/06-4/17/15
   -Added 7/5/2015 11:01:16 AM
NS action in Georgia 2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 7:06:32 AM
Northeast WI, Summer 2015
   -Added 7/5/2015 5:27:44 AM
Terminal Railroad Association
   -Added 7/4/2015 11:54:08 PM
ICG rolling stock
   -Added 7/4/2015 10:23:46 PM
Power Hungry.
   -Added 7/4/2015 9:46:37 PM
Morning stone moves.
   -Added 7/4/2015 9:12:34 PM
Nashville & Chattanooga 3/29/15
   -Added 7/4/2015 6:31:07 PM
Moreland Ga.
   -Added 7/4/2015 6:30:49 PM
Updated Photo Albums
CSX Heritage Cars #4
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:58:54 PM
Freight Trains 2015
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:57:03 PM
Stacks & Frieght Cars
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:56:45 PM
South Texas June 2015
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:52:18 PM
BNSF at Goffs & Goffs Rd.
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:52:17 PM
Rails at Reusens
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:44:49 PM
Kansas City Southern (KCS)
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:30:38 PM
July 2015
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:22:55 PM
Rolling Stock R-T
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:32:01 PM
Rolling Stock M-Q
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:30:44 PM
Rolling Stock A-F
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:28:13 PM
Vancouver, WA - BNSF Holding-Sort Yard
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:26:48 PM
Vancouver, WA Service Yard - BNSF
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:25:22 PM
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:13:31 PM
Vancouver, WA Station and Assoc Area
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:09:19 PM
Wishram, WA & Columbia R. WA Side
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:05:56 PM
Ridgefield, WA
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:00:41 PM
NJ Transit Passenger Cars 2015
   -Updated 7/6/2015 1:59:28 PM
Columbia River Gorge, OR
   -Updated 7/6/2015 1:58:49 PM
Locomotive air horns
   -Updated 7/6/2015 12:42:47 PM
Railfanning in Northern Virginia - Spring 2014
   -Updated 7/6/2015 12:21:28 PM
2015 Photos
   -Updated 7/6/2015 12:16:30 PM
Trains in and around Sidney NY
   -Updated 7/6/2015 11:39:21 AM
Union Pacific [2009]
   -Updated 7/6/2015 11:27:06 AM
CSX 2015
   -Updated 7/6/2015 10:48:04 AM
Penn Central
   -Updated 7/6/2015 10:35:43 AM
Short Lines
   -Updated 7/6/2015 10:33:32 AM
Union Pacific Roster
   -Updated 7/6/2015 10:18:02 AM
Local railroad pics
   -Updated 7/6/2015 10:02:44 AM
Scandinavia trip 2015 - Germany II and Denmark
   -Updated 7/6/2015 9:45:35 AM
   -Updated 7/6/2015 8:47:38 AM
summer foreigon visitors on the river line
   -Updated 7/6/2015 6:55:25 AM
Conrail on the ex New York Central and New Haven
   -Updated 7/6/2015 3:27:08 AM
Delaware & Hudson
   -Updated 7/6/2015 2:51:26 AM
Romulus, Mi
   -Updated 7/6/2015 1:24:12 AM

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