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: 4,681,113
Locomotives:  172,283
Rolling Stock:  1,083,954
Locations:  30,511
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Misc Flatcars with US Army Loads
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Milwaukee Road 4-6-2's
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September 2018 rolling stock
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L&N FP7's
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Chicago - December 2018
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April 2018
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EB Frts at Erie Passing Siding NV -2b
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OJ's-Mason City to Galesburg
   -Added 12/11/2018 2:24:41 AM
Shortlines MO
   -Added 12/10/2018 9:45:52 PM
Railfanning the CSXT NO&M Subdivison 12/10/2018
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Back when it was still Summer.
   -Added 12/10/2018 8:39:57 PM
Railfanning Utica and Amsterdam
   -Added 12/10/2018 7:49:18 PM
CSX GP38-3's & GP40-3's
   -Added 12/10/2018 7:15:32 PM
I don't like Winter, but............
   -Added 12/10/2018 7:13:47 PM
UP 4141 At UP Home Plate December 09, 2018
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2018 photos
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When the weather was better
   -Added 12/10/2018 3:12:05 AM
Grenada Railway "Train to Christmas town"
   -Added 12/9/2018 9:02:09 PM
Trip to CSX between Pensacola and Tallahassee, FL.
   -Added 12/9/2018 8:19:23 PM
A distant memory.
   -Added 12/9/2018 8:14:25 PM
Rolling Stock~Auto Haulers 2017-18
   -Added 12/9/2018 6:56:43 PM
Rolling Stock~Covered Hoppers 2017-18
   -Added 12/9/2018 6:51:30 PM
Motorcar ride on the Autauga Northern and CSX. Nov 10-11
   -Added 12/9/2018 6:29:25 PM
Dover & Rockaway River RR 2018 Toys for Tots Train
   -Added 12/9/2018 5:09:40 PM
Daylight Polar Express ops.
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Colorado Railroad Museum 2018
   -Added 12/9/2018 4:03:25 PM
CZ Trip to Glenwood Springs
   -Added 12/9/2018 3:45:31 PM
Updated Photo Albums
When the weather was better
   -Updated 12/13/2018 5:04:24 AM
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Canadian Pacific Midwest
   -Updated 12/13/2018 3:02:40 AM
Northeast WI and UP of MI, Fall 2018
   -Updated 12/13/2018 2:22:43 AM
Rocktober Pt 2 2018
   -Updated 12/13/2018 1:31:45 AM
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BNSF 2007
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Elmont Crossing
   -Updated 12/12/2018 10:16:11 PM
BNSF in 2018
   -Updated 12/12/2018 10:02:44 PM
MOW equipment in tri-states over time
   -Updated 12/12/2018 9:49:00 PM
Freight Cars in the Mid-Atlantic states 2016
   -Updated 12/12/2018 9:05:59 PM
TADs SEPTA Silverliner V's: deliveries, test runs, and revenue runs.
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:51:45 PM
TAD's 2018 CSX
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:48:32 PM
Amtrak Steam Equipment
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:47:51 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:45:50 PM
2018 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:30:44 PM
CSXT Freight Cars
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:14:32 PM
WP - Locomotives
   -Updated 12/12/2018 8:12:03 PM
2018 Some grain cars.
   -Updated 12/12/2018 7:36:48 PM
April 2018
   -Updated 12/12/2018 7:33:26 PM
UP Motive Power
   -Updated 12/12/2018 7:27:35 PM
KCS & KCSM Motive Power
   -Updated 12/12/2018 7:26:40 PM
BNSF Motive Power
   -Updated 12/12/2018 7:26:06 PM
CP Motive Power
   -Updated 12/12/2018 7:25:47 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad SD40-2
   -Updated 12/12/2018 6:07:16 PM
Larry Watkins
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Around The Twin Cities: Vol. 2
   -Updated 12/12/2018 5:06:00 PM
NS NW SOU Roster Shots...
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:50:01 PM
Memphis Area Railfanning - April & May 2018
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:49:06 PM
CMEX Cemex Inc
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:48:37 PM
CLSX Cargill Incorporated Salt Division
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:46:51 PM
CKIX C.K. Industries
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:45:37 PM
CIRR Chattahoochee Industrial Railroad
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:43:52 PM
CIE Irish Rail
   -Updated 12/12/2018 4:42:40 PM

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