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: 4,958,929
Locomotives:  179,819
Rolling Stock:  1,140,217
Locations:  31,186
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range
   -Added 7/9/2020 4:47:53 PM
July 2020 locomotives
   -Added 7/9/2020 1:41:50 PM
RMTX equipment in CT
   -Added 7/9/2020 11:57:28 AM
Chicago South Shore & South Bend, 1971 & 1972
   -Added 7/9/2020 11:11:47 AM
West Michigan RR / Great Lakes Locomotive Leasing
   -Added 7/9/2020 9:40:17 AM
Canadian Pacific 1972
   -Added 7/9/2020 8:51:36 AM
Exploring the Heritage
   -Added 7/8/2020 7:03:59 PM
2018 Travels
   -Added 7/8/2020 6:04:12 PM
Belt Railway of Chicago (BRC)
   -Added 7/7/2020 8:47:45 AM
CSX Maintenance Equipment
   -Added 7/7/2020 1:40:01 AM
Pittsburg Kansas
   -Added 7/6/2020 9:14:49 PM
Southwest Missouri 4
   -Added 7/6/2020 8:22:28 PM
A look back.
   -Added 7/6/2020 4:55:37 PM
Burlington Northern
   -Added 7/6/2020 3:56:35 PM
WB Loaded Unit Vehicular Frt at Erie NV W/Pusher
   -Added 7/6/2020 3:15:16 PM
Penn Central action at Elizabeth, NJ 1973
   -Added 7/6/2020 1:49:26 PM
Western New York and Pennsylvania
   -Added 7/5/2020 10:32:16 PM
Canadian Pacific 2020
   -Added 7/5/2020 10:06:40 PM
July 2020
   -Added 7/5/2020 10:06:10 PM
Union Pacific in the 30s, 40s, and 50s
   -Added 7/5/2020 9:11:29 PM
JonRailVideos 2020 Railroad Image Album #7 July 2020
   -Added 7/5/2020 6:45:25 PM
South Carolina
   -Added 7/5/2020 4:20:55 PM
North Carolina 2010
   -Added 7/5/2020 1:45:10 PM
Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum
   -Added 7/5/2020 1:14:15 PM
Indiana July 2020
   -Added 7/5/2020 11:27:46 AM
Ferromex on CSX's River Line
   -Added 7/5/2020 11:21:40 AM
GACX covered hoppers in CT
   -Added 7/5/2020 10:27:13 AM
   -Added 7/5/2020 9:48:05 AM
Up North 2019: North Shore Scenic Railway and Museum
   -Added 7/5/2020 9:41:50 AM
Baltimore & Ohio
   -Added 7/5/2020 9:06:47 AM
Late May activity on the home town railroad
   -Added 7/5/2020 2:51:24 AM
2020-07-03 Heyworth Illinois
   -Added 7/4/2020 11:36:45 PM
2020-07-03 Emden Illinois
   -Added 7/4/2020 11:17:35 PM
2020-07-03 Hartsburg Illinois
   -Added 7/4/2020 11:03:42 PM
May 2020 rolling stock
   -Added 7/4/2020 9:26:30 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Chicago South Shore & South Bend
   -Updated 7/9/2020 4:11:26 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 7/9/2020 4:03:09 PM
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe
   -Updated 7/9/2020 3:00:03 PM
Chicago, Milwaukee, Staint Paul & Pacific
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:57:41 PM
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:55:45 PM
Denver & Rio Grande Western
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:55:01 PM
Baltimore & Ohio
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:53:07 PM
Matt's Album
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:50:23 PM
Northern Indaina
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:39:38 PM
CB&Q Passenger Rolling Stock
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:03:39 PM
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:02:01 PM
Gondola Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 7/9/2020 1:29:25 PM
ATSF - EMD Frt Locos (GP30)
   -Updated 7/9/2020 1:29:17 PM
Intermodal Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 7/9/2020 1:22:49 PM
Boxcar and Reefer Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 7/9/2020 1:13:36 PM
Ontario Railroading
   -Updated 7/9/2020 1:04:47 PM
VRF Shots
   -Updated 7/9/2020 12:58:49 PM
BCR - BC Rail October 1989
   -Updated 7/9/2020 12:10:39 PM
Providence & Worcester power in CT vol 2
   -Updated 7/9/2020 12:09:47 PM
OGIX equipment in CT
   -Updated 7/9/2020 11:49:39 AM
May 2020 rolling stock
   -Updated 7/9/2020 11:35:46 AM
Steve's Locomotives 2003 and newer
   -Updated 7/9/2020 11:23:22 AM
Steve's Passenger & Transit
   -Updated 7/9/2020 11:21:23 AM
April 30, 1971 in Chicago
   -Updated 7/9/2020 11:09:02 AM
Misc Illinois Photos: Album 2
   -Updated 7/9/2020 10:06:57 AM
Franklin Park, IL
   -Updated 7/9/2020 10:04:36 AM
Southern Ontario Road Trip
   -Updated 7/9/2020 8:15:07 AM
CP North Toronto Sub
   -Updated 7/9/2020 8:12:02 AM
Delete this!
   -Updated 7/9/2020 8:09:22 AM
Containers and trailers
   -Updated 7/9/2020 6:09:49 AM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 7/9/2020 5:45:44 AM
Memories 2020 (Older)
   -Updated 7/9/2020 5:42:22 AM
BNSF Railfanning
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:47:31 AM
Mud Bay crossing
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:30:30 AM
Union Pacific Railfanning
   -Updated 7/9/2020 2:12:52 AM

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