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: 4,362,739
Locomotives:  164,509
Rolling Stock:  1,019,348
Locations:  29,772
What's New?
New Photo Albums
My Heritage Unit Catches
   -Added 5/29/2017 11:38:56 PM
Virginia 2017
   -Added 5/29/2017 9:51:23 PM
Memorial Day 2017 in Ashland
   -Added 5/29/2017 9:39:40 PM
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Grand Haven/Wayland
   -Added 5/29/2017 7:17:17 PM
Cooke Road, Columbus Ohio, May 19-21 2017
   -Added 5/29/2017 7:13:28 PM
Bettes Corners
   -Added 5/29/2017 7:06:27 PM
Shortlines RJ Corman
   -Added 5/29/2017 6:17:05 PM
More from May around La Crosse WI
   -Added 5/29/2017 3:18:00 PM
CSX New River Sub
   -Added 5/29/2017 3:15:32 PM
More from May around La Crosse WI
   -Added 5/29/2017 3:14:19 PM
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Big city pre-work fun!
   -Added 5/29/2017 1:29:33 PM
Cajon Pass and Devore, California
   -Added 5/29/2017 1:20:12 PM
It stopped for, like, 31 minutes.
   -Added 5/29/2017 1:04:16 PM
Not much before work.
   -Added 5/29/2017 12:50:59 PM
Pre-work 05/23/2017
   -Added 5/29/2017 12:24:32 PM
"Can't always get what you want."
   -Added 5/29/2017 10:41:52 AM
Diet Coke
   -Added 5/29/2017 10:04:27 AM
D750 moves.
   -Added 5/29/2017 9:15:59 AM
   -Added 5/29/2017 6:01:08 AM
American Muscle
   -Added 5/28/2017 11:08:10 PM
CSX Tallahassee visit. 05-25-17
   -Added 5/28/2017 10:14:50 PM
Stone for a minute.
   -Added 5/28/2017 9:35:25 PM
The Coolpix and a pumpkin.
   -Added 5/28/2017 9:21:13 PM
May 2017
   -Added 5/28/2017 8:19:54 PM
Black River & Western ALCO 2-8-0 #60
   -Added 5/28/2017 8:15:00 PM
Shortlines Indiana
   -Added 5/28/2017 5:47:57 PM
Southbound double-stacks out of Red Oak, GA
   -Added 5/28/2017 5:12:59 PM
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The twins are on the road.
   -Added 5/28/2017 3:48:54 PM
Trains 23
   -Added 5/28/2017 3:12:14 PM
How I got to see Red N Ready.
   -Added 5/28/2017 2:20:46 PM
Nogales-Obregon. Sonora, Mexico
   -Added 5/28/2017 11:48:02 AM
More Gloom.
   -Added 5/28/2017 8:03:06 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Norfolk Southern in the Southern Tier
   -Updated 5/30/2017 5:09:44 AM
Wheeling and Lake Erie
   -Updated 5/30/2017 4:31:41 AM
Old school train
   -Updated 5/30/2017 4:21:58 AM
Some Misc. roster shots
   -Updated 5/30/2017 3:45:25 AM
Paducah & Louisville
   -Updated 5/30/2017 3:20:00 AM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 5/30/2017 2:31:18 AM
Some Conrail roster shots
   -Updated 5/30/2017 2:29:04 AM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 5/30/2017 2:05:44 AM
East Deerfield, MA
   -Updated 5/30/2017 1:58:33 AM
Oregon Trains
   -Updated 5/30/2017 1:42:53 AM
PRR: "World Famous" ~ September 1973
   -Updated 5/30/2017 1:25:39 AM
Elsewhere in Washington
   -Updated 5/30/2017 1:23:06 AM
Rolling stock on the UP
   -Updated 5/30/2017 1:08:10 AM
Abandoned Railroads and Stations
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:54:41 PM
Railfanning In the West
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:53:13 PM
NJT Trains, Stations, and Infrastructure
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:35:41 PM
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:24:46 PM
BN/BNSF NP/Tri-Cities
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:24:36 PM
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:20:15 PM
Andrews Trains Around the US
   -Updated 5/29/2017 11:06:53 PM
1st Quarter 2017 - CMP
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:51:18 PM
Pastor's Train Pics 2015 (Part 2)
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:41:58 PM
CN Leithton Subdivision
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:33:07 PM
AOK cars
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:28:16 PM
The Andersons
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:27:49 PM
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:26:22 PM
2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:07:55 PM
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:01:57 PM
   -Updated 5/29/2017 10:00:50 PM
Catskill Mountain Railroad
   -Updated 5/29/2017 9:58:41 PM
2017 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 5/29/2017 9:58:37 PM
UP Salem to Albany
   -Updated 5/29/2017 9:48:24 PM
   -Updated 5/29/2017 9:47:37 PM
Portland to Biggs
   -Updated 5/29/2017 9:37:33 PM
Southern California Action
   -Updated 5/29/2017 9:21:45 PM

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