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: 4,416,876
Locomotives:  165,422
Rolling Stock:  1,035,125
Locations:  29,889
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Norfolk Southern in Indiana
   -Added 8/21/2017 8:52:13 AM
Union Pacific 844
   -Added 8/21/2017 7:59:55 AM
Yard A Long Island City
   -Added 8/21/2017 12:57:16 AM
Port Jefferson New York
   -Added 8/21/2017 12:19:25 AM
Moore, BNSF Red Rock Sub
   -Added 8/20/2017 11:08:58 PM
Westbound Mixology.
   -Added 8/20/2017 10:42:25 PM
Trains in General
   -Added 8/20/2017 9:41:09 PM
Hudson Valley 2017
   -Added 8/20/2017 8:52:50 PM
Ashland 8-20-17
   -Added 8/20/2017 7:34:05 PM
Ashland 8-19-17
   -Added 8/20/2017 6:42:24 PM
Canadian Rockies 2017
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:44:34 PM
ALPX Alberta Government
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:31:09 PM
APTX Air Products & Chemicals Inc
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:20:34 PM
ARTX Art Train
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:16:12 PM
ALM Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi Railroad
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:14:09 PM
AKMD Arkansas Midland Railroad
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:10:26 PM
ACEX Altamont Commuter Express
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:07:25 PM
Auto Train
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:01:45 PM
Iowa Interstate
   -Added 8/20/2017 4:00:51 PM
QFFX Mexichem Fluor SA de CV
   -Added 8/20/2017 3:30:55 PM
QGRY Quebec & Gatineau RWY
   -Added 8/20/2017 3:25:33 PM
Railfanning in Delaware
   -Added 8/20/2017 2:09:05 PM
ISO Code 45R1 hi-cube refrigerated containers
   -Added 8/20/2017 12:02:15 PM
Here come the rocks.
   -Added 8/19/2017 9:51:01 PM
Willow Creek
   -Added 8/19/2017 9:05:28 PM
A visit to Gibson 08/19/2017
   -Added 8/19/2017 7:15:43 PM
   -Added 8/19/2017 5:38:22 PM
GAPX Georgia Gulf Corp
   -Added 8/19/2017 5:28:51 PM
GABX General American Trans Co
   -Added 8/19/2017 5:25:56 PM
West Nebraska
   -Added 8/19/2017 4:47:33 PM
BNSF ES44AC 6000 on the Southbound Z in Moore
   -Added 8/19/2017 2:04:03 PM
AMTK locomotive and passenger equipment
   -Added 8/19/2017 12:18:02 PM
ISO Code 42G1 dry box containers
   -Added 8/19/2017 11:51:54 AM
08/17/2017 lots of action.
   -Added 8/19/2017 11:06:33 AM
   -Added 8/19/2017 10:38:33 AM
Updated Photo Albums
TBOX box cars in CT
   -Updated 8/21/2017 9:46:04 AM
Providence & Worcester power in CT
   -Updated 8/21/2017 9:44:01 AM
   -Updated 8/21/2017 9:39:13 AM
   -Updated 8/21/2017 9:27:59 AM
SEPTA Transit Worker's Union strike Day 2: NEC operations.
   -Updated 8/21/2017 9:08:32 AM
Norfolk Southern "Heritage" units
   -Updated 8/21/2017 9:02:15 AM
Indiana Southern Railroad
   -Updated 8/21/2017 8:32:33 AM
Trains of Vaughan 2017
   -Updated 8/21/2017 8:31:03 AM
BNSF Across Springfield And Turners, Missouri
   -Updated 8/21/2017 8:28:03 AM
2015: CSX's Fairburn sorting yard remains all EMD.
   -Updated 8/21/2017 8:07:18 AM
Trains of Chilie
   -Updated 8/21/2017 7:56:14 AM
A late afternoon meet on the former PRR Trenton Cutoff.
   -Updated 8/21/2017 5:24:37 AM
A Pilbara Passion
   -Updated 8/21/2017 2:44:33 AM
Locomotive Maintenance Centre
   -Updated 8/21/2017 2:38:30 AM
   -Updated 8/21/2017 2:33:15 AM
Provo, UT
   -Updated 8/21/2017 2:19:51 AM
July 2017
   -Updated 8/21/2017 12:42:03 AM
Staples Sub
   -Updated 8/21/2017 12:25:12 AM
Withrow Sub
   -Updated 8/21/2017 12:23:08 AM
Gondola Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 8/21/2017 12:00:41 AM
CORP - Weed - Hornbrook
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:55:39 PM
Coil Steel Car Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:54:44 PM
Open Hopper Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:50:35 PM
Railroading in the State of Utah
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:39:22 PM
NJ Transit shots
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:33:08 PM
July 2017
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:30:14 PM
Utah Railway
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:26:18 PM
bnsf locos
   -Updated 8/20/2017 11:02:27 PM
Tehachapi Pass
   -Updated 8/20/2017 10:49:22 PM
Como-Harriet Trolly
   -Updated 8/20/2017 10:48:54 PM
Carpenter's Bluff
   -Updated 8/20/2017 10:17:25 PM
   -Updated 8/20/2017 10:13:27 PM
More Locomotives
   -Updated 8/20/2017 9:55:48 PM
railroad signals
   -Updated 8/20/2017 9:33:04 PM
Pittsburgh Line from Tyrone to Cassandra
   -Updated 8/20/2017 9:20:48 PM

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