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: 3,942,296
Locomotives:  154,083
Rolling Stock:  930,129
Locations:  28,811
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Return to Enola after 28 years
   -Added 9/3/2015 8:25:15 AM
Seaboard System RR Locomotives
   -Added 9/3/2015 7:15:01 AM
NS Pittsburgh Line
   -Added 9/2/2015 11:02:53 PM
Enola yard: Then and Now (1977-83 vs 2014) Part II
   -Added 9/2/2015 9:13:19 PM
CSX Broad Blvd.
   -Added 9/2/2015 9:12:04 PM
765 on the RBMN, III
   -Added 9/2/2015 7:48:22 PM
NS 8098 Conrail Heritage Unit
   -Added 9/2/2015 7:42:46 PM
US Wagons
   -Added 9/2/2015 6:37:47 PM
CA Miscellaneous
   -Added 9/2/2015 6:07:55 PM
US Miscellaneous
   -Added 9/2/2015 6:01:36 PM
   -Added 9/2/2015 5:00:25 PM
   -Added 9/2/2015 4:30:05 PM
Great Fredericksburg Shots
   -Added 9/2/2015 2:13:17 PM
Seaboard System RR Rolling Stock
   -Added 9/2/2015 9:37:50 AM
Charleston SC trip
   -Added 9/2/2015 2:32:14 AM
One year ago II
   -Added 9/2/2015 12:50:52 AM
Trinidad CO
   -Added 9/1/2015 10:47:57 PM
Bucklin KS
   -Added 9/1/2015 9:20:35 PM
Syracuse KS
   -Added 9/1/2015 9:17:09 PM
AB 1501, an SW1500 works the transfer run.
   -Added 9/1/2015 9:05:31 PM
near Strasburg CO
   -Added 9/1/2015 8:57:10 PM
BNSF 3936 ET44C4 First run
   -Added 9/1/2015 8:35:30 PM
New Orleans RTA
   -Added 9/1/2015 8:32:29 PM
September 2015
   -Added 9/1/2015 8:21:42 PM
Georgia & Florida Railway
   -Added 9/1/2015 6:46:53 PM
   -Added 9/1/2015 6:26:37 PM
Sept 2015 Pt 2
   -Added 9/1/2015 1:55:21 PM
Sept 2015
   -Added 9/1/2015 1:54:14 PM
Harrisburg Line Sept 2015
   -Added 9/1/2015 12:34:44 PM
Amtrak's Indycar Train & Black Widow day 8-30-15
   -Added 9/1/2015 1:59:20 AM
Found Photos!
   -Added 8/31/2015 11:49:42 PM
Buy a Zebra, get 2 Big Macs.
   -Added 8/31/2015 10:37:53 PM
Alco quick look.
   -Added 8/31/2015 9:30:00 PM
Three on CP, Including Belles.
   -Added 8/31/2015 9:12:05 PM
The wave & the whimsical sky.
   -Added 8/31/2015 9:08:07 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Hellgate Bridge
   -Updated 9/3/2015 10:45:42 AM
Las Vegas Area 2015
   -Updated 9/3/2015 10:36:56 AM
Some misc. action shots
   -Updated 9/3/2015 10:26:08 AM
Steve's Freightcar Slides
   -Updated 9/3/2015 10:12:08 AM
South Carolina Railroad Museum, Winnsboro, SC
   -Updated 9/3/2015 10:10:29 AM
December 2014
   -Updated 9/3/2015 9:52:06 AM
Some misc. roster shots
   -Updated 9/3/2015 9:49:11 AM
Seaboard System RR Rolling Stock
   -Updated 9/3/2015 9:45:07 AM
South Texas Aug 2015
   -Updated 9/3/2015 5:32:28 AM
Consolidated Rail Corporation Kick Start
   -Updated 9/3/2015 3:18:36 AM
Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train Chase (08/11/15)
   -Updated 9/3/2015 1:00:55 AM
September 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 11:46:13 PM
   -Updated 9/2/2015 11:27:27 PM
Amtrak 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 11:27:18 PM
Pictures I Took in Wildwood Yard X
   -Updated 9/2/2015 11:25:18 PM
August 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 11:10:16 PM
Graffiti 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 10:51:59 PM
Industrial motive power
   -Updated 9/2/2015 10:24:12 PM
BNSF Motive Power
   -Updated 9/2/2015 10:23:16 PM
2015 Summer Trip to the USA.
   -Updated 9/2/2015 10:03:12 PM
X's Train Stuff
   -Updated 9/2/2015 9:57:15 PM
Locomotive Collection
   -Updated 9/2/2015 9:18:09 PM
   -Updated 9/2/2015 9:11:45 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 9/2/2015 9:03:55 PM
Loads & Loads of coal - and a few MTs
   -Updated 9/2/2015 8:45:46 PM
Rollingstock Photos Vol 1
   -Updated 9/2/2015 8:30:14 PM
   -Updated 9/2/2015 8:26:11 PM
   -Updated 9/2/2015 8:18:35 PM
NJ Transit Trains 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 8:11:16 PM
Harrisburg Line Sept 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 7:35:44 PM
Washington County Railroad
   -Updated 9/2/2015 7:31:06 PM
BNSF at Goffs & Goffs Rd.
   -Updated 9/2/2015 5:47:48 PM
CSX in Connellsville Area 2015 Set
   -Updated 9/2/2015 5:13:57 PM
Soo Trains
   -Updated 9/2/2015 3:34:36 PM
Sept 2015
   -Updated 9/2/2015 3:24:12 PM

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