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: 3,859,642
Locomotives:  152,212
Rolling Stock:  908,617
Locations:  28,641
What's New?
New Photo Albums
CNO&TP (Tennessee) 03.01.2015
   -Added 5/28/2015 8:31:05 AM
Fox River Line
   -Added 5/28/2015 5:03:20 AM
Wheeling & Lake Erie today.
   -Added 5/27/2015 9:30:25 PM
Sunset Leviathan.
   -Added 5/27/2015 8:35:10 PM
CP 2015
   -Added 5/27/2015 4:40:35 PM
When GG1's still ruled the NEC
   -Added 5/27/2015 4:40:20 PM
Reading 2100 at MRPS.
   -Added 5/27/2015 3:17:48 PM
An NS SD80mac visits Olmsted Falls, and more.
   -Added 5/27/2015 2:16:46 PM
Overcast at Devore
   -Added 5/27/2015 1:33:51 PM
Taurus - A universal electric locomotive in Europe
   -Added 5/27/2015 9:26:33 AM
Leviathan at 5 PM.
   -Added 5/26/2015 9:34:04 PM
Trip to Cincinnati Model Train show. 2012
   -Added 5/26/2015 9:09:53 PM
Leviathan and my trip aboard.
   -Added 5/26/2015 9:02:06 PM
Westfield and Dunkirk
   -Added 5/26/2015 8:59:18 PM
Leviathan at midday.
   -Added 5/26/2015 8:05:48 PM
The three that came through before UP 1988
   -Added 5/26/2015 7:09:32 PM
NS 23N with "Dirtybird", a couple manifests, and a empty coal train
   -Added 5/26/2015 5:38:43 PM
   -Added 5/26/2015 3:59:37 PM
CSX RF&P Subdivision 2015
   -Added 5/26/2015 11:45:50 AM
NS Conway Yards
   -Added 5/25/2015 11:41:37 PM
Month in review May 2015
   -Added 5/25/2015 11:33:20 PM
Morning Moves.
   -Added 5/25/2015 10:28:55 PM
BN/BNSF Right of Way
   -Added 5/25/2015 10:22:04 PM
EJ&E 703
   -Added 5/25/2015 9:33:05 PM
Walt Disney World Railroad 2015
   -Added 5/25/2015 9:31:54 PM
Railroading part 3 of 2015.
   -Added 5/25/2015 8:58:36 PM
NS 5033 rescues Amtrak Regional train 156 at Lynchburg
   -Added 5/25/2015 8:34:33 PM
MN/WI/IL/IN Dec 2014
   -Added 5/25/2015 8:18:02 PM
Holiday Weekend.
   -Added 5/25/2015 8:06:54 PM
Sunset Limited Alpine, Texas
   -Added 5/25/2015 7:59:14 PM
Birmingham Terminal Railway (BHRR)
   -Added 5/25/2015 5:54:06 PM
Scenic Scenes
   -Added 5/25/2015 5:15:34 PM
   -Added 5/25/2015 4:51:47 PM
Macon Ga, 4/11/2015
   -Added 5/25/2015 4:43:59 PM
Leviathan in Wellington.
   -Added 5/25/2015 4:27:48 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Amtrak's Empire Builder
   -Updated 5/28/2015 9:53:13 AM
Glenwood Spring, CO
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:49:00 AM
Concord, NH
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:48:38 AM
Lorton, VA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:48:21 AM
Quantico, VA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:48:03 AM
Stafford, VA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:47:47 AM
Truckee, CA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:47:26 AM
Davisville, RI
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:47:05 AM
Sparks, NV
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:46:48 AM
Tehachapi, CA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:46:29 AM
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:46:17 AM
Mojave, CA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:46:11 AM
Cajon Pass, CA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:45:50 AM
Newton, KS
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:45:29 AM
Altoona, PA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:45:05 AM
Horicon, WI
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:44:45 AM
Adams, WI
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:44:29 AM
Portage, WI
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:44:12 AM
Moorhead, MN
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:43:57 AM
Fresno, CA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:43:38 AM
Montague, CA
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:43:23 AM
Salem, OR
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:43:04 AM
Bridal Veil, OR
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:42:48 AM
Hood River, OR
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:42:32 AM
Boardman, OR
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:42:13 AM
Rye Valley, OR
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:41:55 AM
Brigham City, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:41:39 AM
Promontory, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:41:21 AM
Clearfield, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:41:04 AM
Spanish Fork/Helper, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:40:45 AM
Grand Junction, CO
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:40:23 AM
Price, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:40:05 AM
Helper, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:39:49 AM
Midvale, UT
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:39:31 AM
Boulder, CO
   -Updated 5/28/2015 8:39:11 AM

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