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: 4,396,828
Locomotives:  165,135
Rolling Stock:  1,028,924
Locations:  29,846
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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Moore BNSF Red Rock Sub
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EFCX Cylindrical Grain Hoppers
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Chattanooga TN.
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Berea Ohio for a bit.
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BNSF rolling stock
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Trains in Memphis TN - July 2017
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Staples Mill Road Station
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W&LE and CSX
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CSX in Duval County
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A Trio For Fred
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Wrong track racks.
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From the Top of Manhattan to the Bottom of Queens
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NP/BNSF E Washington
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June 2017 in the Upper Midwest
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Railfanning Southeast Texas and Southeast Louisiana mid-December 2008-February 2009
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Independence Day 2017! Timothy Holliday. Vol 1.
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Oklahoma City, Moore, BNSF Red Rock Sub
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The Two Newest ET44C4'S and The Last Built at the GE Locomotive Plant Fort Worth Texas for The BNSF
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Grain Train
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CIT Group
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From the N&W Bellevue Yard Tower - December 31, 1967
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Amtrak Returns to the NECR Swanton Sub
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Englewood yard July 13th 2017
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UPS knows no holiday.
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One too many traffic lights.
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NB Central
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CN Johnston Yard
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Blade Train! My first one.
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Updated Photo Albums
Trains 34
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Trains in Ohio and Indiana
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Cars with Character in Georgia
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Trains in Windsor, ON. Canada
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2017 NS Atlanta South Railfanning
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Taking a Dump - Ballast and riprap
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JUNE 2017
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Pastor's Train Pics 2015 (Part 2)
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From the Top of Manhattan to the Bottom of Queens
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Andrews Trains Around the US
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CP 2015/2017
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2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
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BNSF Staples Subdivision 2.0
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Miscellaneous RR
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BN/BNSF Seattle
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BNSF roster
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Sound Transit - Sounder
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More Locomotives
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Amtrak, Varnish and Vanna
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CSX In Connelllsville Area 2017 Set
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New Orleans LA 1995-2003
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Lebanon, IL: Ex-B&O ROW, 12-21-2015
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BNSF family frt cars
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NP/BNSF Spokane>Pasco
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From the N&W Bellevue Yard Tower - December 31, 1967
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Odds & Ends
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Shipping Containers
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Larry Watkins
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Leased locomotives in Missouri, 2016-2017
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