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: 4,515,594
Locomotives:  167,724
Rolling Stock:  1,054,780
Locations:  30,069
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Moore, Norman, Oklahoma City BNSF Red Rock Sub
   -Added 1/20/2018 7:11:19 PM
Opening day on CVSR.
   -Added 1/20/2018 5:07:26 PM
No time to spare.
   -Added 1/20/2018 12:14:41 PM
National Museum of Transportation - Steam #2
   -Added 1/20/2018 8:50:59 AM
PRR: "RPO Cars" ~ December 1967
   -Added 1/20/2018 2:52:06 AM
PRR: Dziobko In Hollidaysburg, PA ~ 1953 & 1955
   -Added 1/20/2018 1:38:12 AM
   -Added 1/19/2018 7:18:19 PM
West on the eastbound.
   -Added 1/19/2018 6:39:29 PM
12/12/2017 Claremore local.
   -Added 1/19/2018 5:26:34 PM
WAMX units on BNSF manifest 12/12/2017.
   -Added 1/19/2018 4:17:18 PM
January Thaw
   -Added 1/19/2018 3:36:37 PM
   -Added 1/19/2018 12:52:37 AM
Halloween Grafitti cement Hopper
   -Added 1/18/2018 10:51:10 PM
   -Added 1/18/2018 10:48:15 PM
   -Added 1/18/2018 9:49:07 PM
   -Added 1/18/2018 9:23:09 PM
New London 1/18/18
   -Added 1/18/2018 6:20:54 PM
Santa Fe - Pass Cars
   -Added 1/18/2018 5:45:41 PM
SEPTA 2018
   -Added 1/18/2018 4:47:58 PM
Ontario Trains - Niagara Region - November 2017 - Part 2
   -Added 1/18/2018 2:06:48 PM
Strasburg RR, PA RR Museum '72
   -Added 1/17/2018 11:46:13 PM
Eastbound NS in Hudson.
   -Added 1/17/2018 7:08:35 PM
Winchester, Brunswick, Union Bridge '94
   -Added 1/17/2018 5:58:28 PM
Waynesboro, MS: MDS and others.
   -Added 1/17/2018 5:54:53 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Added 1/17/2018 3:49:05 PM
12/12/2017, Claremore, Oklahoma.
   -Added 1/17/2018 1:36:03 PM
Jan 2018
   -Added 1/17/2018 1:25:07 PM
Westerly 1/13/18
   -Added 1/17/2018 10:51:12 AM
Old Saybrook 12/30/17
   -Added 1/17/2018 10:45:37 AM
Boston Day Trip 12/26/17
   -Added 1/17/2018 10:25:53 AM
Westerly 12/25/17
   -Added 1/17/2018 10:20:11 AM
New London 11/24/17
   -Added 1/17/2018 10:17:40 AM
Misc Items - BC Forest Discovery Centre
   -Added 1/17/2018 8:01:09 AM
Misc Diesels - BC Forest Discovery Centre
   -Added 1/17/2018 6:55:01 AM
27th International Narrow Gauge Railway Rally
   -Added 1/17/2018 6:52:38 AM
Updated Photo Albums
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:40:08 PM
Trenton Sub
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:38:03 PM
CSX @ W.Trenton
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:37:30 PM
Amtrak and commuter trains on the NEC
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:34:52 PM
Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64) Locomotives
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:33:41 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:32:38 PM
Hot Rails
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:30:51 PM
Along the CN Main
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:29:09 PM
GEVO variations
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:12:09 PM
NEC Crossing the Deleware
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:10:04 PM
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...Jan-June 2018
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:09:40 PM
Various GE locomotives
   -Updated 1/20/2018 7:00:45 PM
EMD GP locomotives
   -Updated 1/20/2018 6:51:22 PM
Miscellaneous locomotives
   -Updated 1/20/2018 6:39:07 PM
   -Updated 1/20/2018 6:36:57 PM
CSX New Line and HRRR Old Line
   -Updated 1/20/2018 6:17:17 PM
Gondolas diversas
   -Updated 1/20/2018 6:14:36 PM
Transnet Freight Rail locomotives 2
   -Updated 1/20/2018 5:27:45 PM
Illinois Central
   -Updated 1/20/2018 5:10:33 PM
Canadian National in Wisconsin - 2017
   -Updated 1/20/2018 5:07:29 PM
Wisconsin Central
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:59:36 PM
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:56:57 PM
BNSF in Wisconsin & Minnesota
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:50:13 PM
MILW B/ham RoW
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:40:02 PM
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:38:26 PM
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:36:35 PM
Milwaukee caboose
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:34:37 PM
MILW Whatcom Co
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:25:51 PM
Hoppers cars at bound brook
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:20:08 PM
BN/BNSF roster
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:17:31 PM
BN/BNSF Seattle north
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:13:33 PM
Pastor's Train Pics 2016
   -Updated 1/20/2018 4:02:43 PM
April 2017
   -Updated 1/20/2018 3:59:05 PM
January 2018
   -Updated 1/20/2018 3:52:30 PM
Rails at Reusens
   -Updated 1/20/2018 3:21:10 PM

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