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: 4,593,637
Locomotives:  169,947
Rolling Stock:  1,069,681
Locations:  30,217
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Marble Hill and Spuyten Duyvil
   -Added 5/27/2018 11:37:41 PM
Roselle Pk, Cranford, and Linden
   -Added 5/27/2018 11:23:24 PM
An oldie.
   -Added 5/27/2018 10:04:23 PM
LIRR TC-82 and other track geometry cars
   -Added 5/27/2018 8:06:14 PM
Memorial Day goods
   -Added 5/27/2018 7:08:45 PM
Last days of the SEPTA AEM-7s.
   -Added 5/27/2018 5:28:54 PM
Nashville & Eastern 2018
   -Added 5/27/2018 5:21:53 PM
CSX Hazmat Training Train
   -Added 5/27/2018 5:10:24 PM
Wheeling and Lake Erie Rook Yard
   -Added 5/27/2018 3:46:43 PM
Minnesota Streetcar Museum
   -Added 5/27/2018 1:50:56 PM
IRM 2018
   -Added 5/27/2018 1:35:53 PM
Homewood, Illinois Railroad Park
   -Added 5/27/2018 10:47:22 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Martin Zak ~ Various
   -Added 5/27/2018 7:22:25 AM
2018 Rolling Stock
   -Added 5/27/2018 5:42:56 AM
March Calrailfans Meet - Lathrop - Mar 18 2017
   -Added 5/26/2018 9:28:21 PM
Paducah & Louisville 2018
   -Added 5/26/2018 8:39:18 PM
Central Valley March 2nd
   -Added 5/26/2018 7:55:04 PM
UP 1988 UP 1996
   -Added 5/26/2018 6:51:13 PM
Switching Plastipak Packaging Inc.
   -Added 5/26/2018 6:35:27 PM
Norfolk Southern - 2016
   -Added 5/26/2018 1:41:21 PM
Norfolk Southern - 2014
   -Added 5/26/2018 1:33:47 PM
Central Valley Feb 23, 2017
   -Added 5/26/2018 12:52:04 PM
San Leandro and Martinez - Jan 20, 2017
   -Added 5/26/2018 12:23:46 PM
Summer Trip with Nick and Ethan: 7/20-21/2017: Day 1
   -Added 5/26/2018 6:59:50 AM
Around Bellows Falls, VT
   -Added 5/26/2018 6:35:14 AM
Southern Pacific
   -Added 5/26/2018 4:53:28 AM
Missouri Pacific
   -Added 5/26/2018 4:04:49 AM
Osborne gets loads.
   -Added 5/25/2018 10:04:11 PM
Roseville January 15, 2017
   -Added 5/25/2018 7:24:17 PM
Modesto January 28, 2017
   -Added 5/25/2018 7:13:16 PM
October Calrailfans Meet - Modesto, CA
   -Added 5/25/2018 6:41:48 PM
Central Valley Sept 20, 2017
   -Added 5/25/2018 6:06:42 PM
Central Valley Sept 14, 2017
   -Added 5/25/2018 5:52:07 PM
Central Valley - May 25, 2017
   -Added 5/25/2018 5:10:57 PM
Central Valley - Apr 11, 2017
   -Added 5/25/2018 4:47:24 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Orange Empire Railway Museum Collection
   -Updated 5/28/2018 12:57:09 AM
Jeff Van Cleve's Tourist Lines and Museums
   -Updated 5/28/2018 12:11:54 AM
Union Pacific 'round Wisconsin
   -Updated 5/27/2018 11:59:13 PM
J B Hunt
   -Updated 5/27/2018 11:53:22 PM
J B Hunt refrigerator containers
   -Updated 5/27/2018 11:17:26 PM
Misc Intermodal
   -Updated 5/27/2018 11:13:11 PM
CP Chicago & Milwalkee Sub highlights
   -Updated 5/27/2018 11:12:35 PM
Burlington Northern Sante Fe
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:37:23 PM
Pan Am Railways: District 2
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:37:14 PM
ATW Atlantic & Western
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:33:45 PM
Amtrak other
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:31:34 PM
AOK Arkansas & Oklahoma Railroad
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:23:44 PM
Millen, Jesup and Folkston, Georgia April, 2018
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:23:33 PM
AGR Alabama & Gulf Coast
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:21:42 PM
AEX Anderson Elevator Co
   -Updated 5/27/2018 10:18:22 PM
NS Album
   -Updated 5/27/2018 9:28:52 PM
Vermont Railway
   -Updated 5/27/2018 9:05:55 PM
2018 A second day trip to Syracuse NY
   -Updated 5/27/2018 8:32:51 PM
mtl&regions trains photos
   -Updated 5/27/2018 8:31:55 PM
CB&Q Passenger Rolling Stock
   -Updated 5/27/2018 8:12:39 PM
The Shortline Baglist
   -Updated 5/27/2018 8:10:13 PM
Freight Cars & Diesels
   -Updated 5/27/2018 8:03:15 PM
Lehigh Line scenes
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:58:27 PM
CSX's Trenton Line & other locations
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:51:53 PM
Vancouver to Avery
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:40:16 PM
Diesels of Southeast Pennsylvania
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:18:30 PM
J B Hunt / Uline
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:15:49 PM
Swift Transportation
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:10:36 PM
BNSF Columbia River Subdivision
   -Updated 5/27/2018 7:04:03 PM
   -Updated 5/27/2018 6:37:46 PM
CSX Nashville Terminal 2018
   -Updated 5/27/2018 6:37:32 PM
some times you have to go where the trains are spring 2018
   -Updated 5/27/2018 6:27:25 PM
Tanks Car
   -Updated 5/27/2018 5:50:49 PM
   -Updated 5/27/2018 5:46:19 PM
   -Updated 5/27/2018 5:45:43 PM

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