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: 4,656,989
Locomotives:  171,676
Rolling Stock:  1,079,753
Locations:  30,425
What's New?
New Photo Albums
North Little Rock December 2017
   -Added 10/17/2018 10:58:13 PM
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Burlington Junction Railway Alco C415's
   -Added 10/17/2018 8:32:53 PM
Cloudy Railfanning Day 10-17-2018
   -Added 10/17/2018 6:40:20 PM
Train Photos 1984
   -Added 10/17/2018 5:45:23 PM
QTTX 130722 With Load
   -Added 10/17/2018 4:54:31 PM
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Series 810
   -Added 10/17/2018 4:13:29 AM
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9000 ponies lie sleeping as the track car visits.
   -Added 10/16/2018 9:57:28 PM
   -Added 10/16/2018 9:30:04 PM
Chicago area visit 10.16.18
   -Added 10/16/2018 7:59:58 PM
WI&M Ry. Vintage Photos
   -Added 10/16/2018 4:39:41 PM
Cab Ride in 101
   -Added 10/16/2018 4:36:45 PM
OJ's railfanning together with Fred Stuckmann 2018
   -Added 10/16/2018 12:35:22 AM
August 2016
   -Added 10/15/2018 10:57:35 PM
Approach to Chicago Midway
   -Added 10/15/2018 9:57:30 PM
Trip to Albany, NY
   -Added 10/15/2018 8:17:06 PM
TADs North Shore & Lycombe Valley RRs
   -Added 10/15/2018 8:16:59 PM
TADs Wellsboro & Corning RR
   -Added 10/15/2018 7:58:18 PM
8/7 Two days before the derailment
   -Added 10/15/2018 7:23:34 PM
NS and it's foreign friends.
   -Added 10/15/2018 7:18:03 PM
Canadian National
   -Added 10/15/2018 4:56:18 PM
July 2016
   -Added 10/15/2018 10:56:06 AM
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Railways for children 2018
   -Added 10/15/2018 12:21:30 AM
Train Photos 1995
   -Added 10/14/2018 9:57:34 PM
Schriever, LA
   -Added 10/14/2018 9:30:13 PM
South Texas Oct 2018
   -Added 10/14/2018 9:26:58 PM
Lilburn, GA
   -Added 10/14/2018 8:45:42 PM
Florida Trip End of 2018
   -Added 10/14/2018 8:14:41 PM
csx 7853
   -Added 10/14/2018 8:06:54 PM
Train Photos 2002
   -Added 10/14/2018 7:22:03 PM
Train Photos 2005
   -Added 10/14/2018 7:11:53 PM
Updated Photo Albums
JonRailVideos 2018 Railroad Image Album #10 October 2018
   -Updated 10/18/2018 1:10:31 AM
CP 2015-2018
   -Updated 10/18/2018 1:05:20 AM
September 2018 Pt 2
   -Updated 10/18/2018 12:57:24 AM
Andrews Trains Around the US #2
   -Updated 10/18/2018 12:30:27 AM
Regional Transportation Authority
   -Updated 10/18/2018 12:25:48 AM
Rocktober Pt 2 2018
   -Updated 10/18/2018 12:25:44 AM
Ashley Rodriguez 2018 Rolling stock
   -Updated 10/18/2018 12:20:18 AM
Ashley Rodriguez 2018 Locomotive Power
   -Updated 10/18/2018 12:08:25 AM
Ashley Rodriguez ATSF waycar catches
   -Updated 10/17/2018 11:59:55 PM
Various GE locomotives
   -Updated 10/17/2018 11:54:56 PM
Rolling stock
   -Updated 10/17/2018 11:44:32 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:49:36 PM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:46:40 PM
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:46:21 PM
Buckingham Branch RR
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:30:18 PM
August 2016
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:27:43 PM
2017 Eastern Pennsylvania
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:24:37 PM
TAD's 2018 CSX
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:17:00 PM
TADs NS 2018
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:15:29 PM
Mileposts, signs, and markers
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:09:44 PM
CSX GP40-2's
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:08:51 PM
Yadkin Valley RR
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:08:23 PM
NS Piedmont Division Charlotte District
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:07:47 PM
Foreign Power in the Carolinas
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:07:12 PM
Photos from San Diego, CA
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:06:54 PM
NS RP-E4C Road Slugs
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:06:13 PM
CSX ES44AH's # 3000-3249
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:05:55 PM
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:05:39 PM
NS Harrisburg Division
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:05:21 PM
Breezy's Blast from the Past
   -Updated 10/17/2018 10:01:01 PM
   -Updated 10/17/2018 9:56:55 PM
IRM 2018
   -Updated 10/17/2018 9:51:31 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 10/17/2018 8:16:59 PM
   -Updated 10/17/2018 7:42:15 PM
RBMN Steam Locomotive 425 Fall Excursion
   -Updated 10/17/2018 7:24:30 PM

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