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 2011 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: 3,498,242
Locomotives:  143,483
Rolling Stock:  823,386
Locations:  27,804
What's New?
New Photo Albums
   -Added 4/20/2014 8:29:44 AM
Amtrak to New Orleans
   -Added 4/20/2014 6:26:35 AM
BNSF 2014
   -Added 4/19/2014 11:44:05 PM
   -Added 4/19/2014 11:18:04 PM
Norfolk Southern April 19, 2014
   -Added 4/19/2014 11:17:04 PM
Q649 Learns Patience
   -Added 4/19/2014 10:40:45 PM
   -Added 4/19/2014 10:37:26 PM
Q602 and Q601
   -Added 4/19/2014 10:22:08 PM
Flag raising and dedication ceremony at NYSW Hawthorne Station
   -Added 4/19/2014 8:54:36 PM
Saturday's Lashup's
   -Added 4/19/2014 8:34:00 PM
EGSX coal cars
   -Added 4/19/2014 8:30:27 PM
Leviathan, off the trucks and onto the rails.
   -Added 4/19/2014 8:07:35 PM
Some old Berea shots...
   -Added 4/19/2014 8:06:59 PM
NYCTA Work trains
   -Added 4/19/2014 7:44:14 PM
CSX in Wellington
   -Added 4/19/2014 7:30:31 PM
BNSF family freight cars
   -Added 4/19/2014 7:18:39 PM
Open air car ride behind The Leviathan
   -Added 4/19/2014 7:12:29 PM
Railwatch 2014 and a wet one!
   -Added 4/19/2014 7:12:24 PM
Out and About with CPRR 63(Leviathan) in Wellington
   -Added 4/19/2014 6:49:15 PM
   -Added 4/19/2014 5:13:34 PM
UP Bailey Yard
   -Added 4/19/2014 4:53:45 PM
Golden Spike Tower
   -Added 4/19/2014 3:48:32 PM
Three Days before Easter
   -Added 4/19/2014 3:43:41 PM
Cody Park Railroad Museum
   -Added 4/19/2014 2:15:08 PM
North Platte 2013
   -Added 4/19/2014 1:06:48 PM
Jordan Spreader and old MP boxcar
   -Added 4/19/2014 11:14:54 AM
WITX Carbon Cars
   -Added 4/19/2014 10:42:26 AM
NS Intermodal Hammers Southbound at Columbus
   -Added 4/19/2014 10:02:20 AM
   -Added 4/19/2014 8:23:57 AM
Leviathan from Sugarcreek to Wellington.
   -Added 4/19/2014 7:41:26 AM
MOW Kansas Colorado Nebraska 2013
   -Added 4/18/2014 11:51:41 PM
Leviathan comes out of hibernation.
   -Added 4/18/2014 11:40:37 PM
Rochester & Southern chase 4/13/2014
   -Added 4/18/2014 10:49:09 PM
UTCX Rolling Stock
   -Added 4/18/2014 9:37:09 PM
Boone & Scenic Valley Museum photos
   -Added 4/18/2014 9:35:19 PM
Updated Photo Albums
   -Updated 4/20/2014 11:50:46 AM
Eastern Pa railfaning 2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 11:43:49 AM
   -Updated 4/20/2014 11:38:35 AM
Burlington Northern Railroad
   -Updated 4/20/2014 11:29:06 AM
CSX 2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 11:24:03 AM
NS Washington District (VRE Manassas Line) 2010-2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 10:45:49 AM
Roanoke, Va. VRHR Railcam: Best Captures
   -Updated 4/20/2014 10:44:07 AM
April 2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 10:34:48 AM
NJ Transit 2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 10:28:25 AM
NS freight in Randolph County, NC
   -Updated 4/20/2014 10:18:01 AM
   -Updated 4/20/2014 9:57:01 AM
Rail Watch 2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 9:42:34 AM
Diesels in Brazil 3
   -Updated 4/20/2014 9:31:35 AM
CSX locomotives of WNY
   -Updated 4/20/2014 9:07:02 AM
Strasburg Railroad
   -Updated 4/20/2014 8:46:42 AM
Miscellaneous Illinois shots (90s)
   -Updated 4/20/2014 6:01:16 AM
Miscellaneous Iowa shots (90s)
   -Updated 4/20/2014 5:58:13 AM
German Railways
   -Updated 4/20/2014 4:48:12 AM
Canadian National D9-44CW's 2200-2205 & 2523-2596, 2727
   -Updated 4/20/2014 3:46:19 AM
Illinois Central GP40R's 3101-3138 & 3140 (GP40-2)
   -Updated 4/20/2014 3:43:15 AM
Illinois Central GP38-2's 9560-9574 & 9600-9639
   -Updated 4/20/2014 3:40:29 AM
Coal, Ballast & Coke Hoppers
   -Updated 4/20/2014 3:27:32 AM
Favorites Of 2014
   -Updated 4/20/2014 3:12:34 AM
Action on Sand Patch
   -Updated 4/20/2014 2:56:23 AM
An afternoon around Metro
   -Updated 4/20/2014 2:44:36 AM
Adirondack scenic
   -Updated 4/20/2014 1:30:03 AM
Rail-Fanning 2014 Part 3
   -Updated 4/20/2014 1:22:37 AM
Boone & Scenic Valley Museum photos
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:59:09 PM
Nepa Railroad Findings
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:58:16 PM
Black River & Western 2011-2013
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:42:55 PM
Spring 2014 on the CSX River and Selkirk Subs.
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:41:59 PM
BNSF trains in 2014
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:39:14 PM
Andy's Freightcar Photos
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:39:10 PM
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:27:51 PM
Riverside Photos
   -Updated 4/19/2014 11:23:19 PM

Site Design ©2001-2010 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net