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: 3,500,641
Locomotives:  143,505
Rolling Stock:  823,776
Locations:  27,808
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Decatur, Illinois April 11-13 2014
   -Added 4/22/2014 11:04:51 PM
Two Ringling Bros. circus trains in and around Lynchburg, VA
   -Added 4/22/2014 10:07:17 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad Caboose
   -Added 4/22/2014 10:06:25 PM
Msc Scans 1998-2005 approximate date
   -Added 4/22/2014 9:33:13 PM
Moody Monday
   -Added 4/22/2014 8:00:29 PM
Leviathan, the people.
   -Added 4/22/2014 6:54:27 PM
Got skunked.
   -Added 4/22/2014 6:21:55 PM
Around The Mississippi River Valley.
   -Added 4/22/2014 5:44:08 PM
   -Added 4/22/2014 4:48:44 PM
CN 2014
   -Added 4/22/2014 4:32:00 PM
Newton Railroad Park 3
   -Added 4/22/2014 2:22:28 PM
ATSF Depot Post, Texas
   -Added 4/22/2014 1:33:05 PM
Interchange Rule 90
   -Added 4/22/2014 1:28:17 PM
Am I in Santa Fe land?
   -Added 4/22/2014 12:36:47 PM
Colorful Wheeling on a colorless day.
   -Added 4/22/2014 11:53:58 AM
TXNW 2013
   -Added 4/22/2014 11:38:55 AM
Panhandle Railway Borger
   -Added 4/22/2014 11:29:55 AM
Peoria sub February 2014
   -Added 4/22/2014 11:17:07 AM
Leviathan, 3rd run.
   -Added 4/22/2014 10:57:33 AM
Waterloo Central Railway
   -Added 4/22/2014 10:37:42 AM
   -Added 4/22/2014 8:40:19 AM
Amarillo Texas area may 2010 BNSF and leasers
   -Added 4/21/2014 11:35:37 PM
Japan Railways; Track and signals
   -Added 4/21/2014 10:51:44 PM
A Busy Morning on the RF&P 04.05.2014 Part 2
   -Added 4/21/2014 10:46:33 PM
Hanging Out at Cottage Grove
   -Added 4/21/2014 10:00:46 PM
Spring Break 2014: Franklin Minerals, CNO&TP, and AGS
   -Added 4/21/2014 9:53:01 PM
4/21/14 The Fourth Heritage Unit I caught
   -Added 4/21/2014 9:11:33 PM
Grier, New Mexico
   -Added 4/21/2014 8:33:18 PM
   -Added 4/21/2014 8:30:31 PM
4/8/14 Third Heritage Unit I caught
   -Added 4/21/2014 8:17:49 PM
April 21, 2014
   -Added 4/21/2014 8:06:35 PM
Peavey New Mexico
   -Added 4/21/2014 7:49:29 PM
Kansas vol. IX
   -Added 4/21/2014 7:45:56 PM
   -Added 4/21/2014 7:40:49 PM
   -Added 4/21/2014 7:31:48 PM
Updated Photo Albums
spring time on the river line
   -Updated 4/23/2014 8:12:18 AM
Japan Railways; Track and signals
   -Updated 4/23/2014 4:38:02 AM
Favorites Of 2013
   -Updated 4/23/2014 3:38:26 AM
Sou Illinois/Indiana Wanderings
   -Updated 4/23/2014 2:06:38 AM
UP fallen flags
   -Updated 4/23/2014 2:04:37 AM
Respondek RR Corp
   -Updated 4/23/2014 2:02:35 AM
Union Pacific
   -Updated 4/23/2014 1:46:45 AM
Conrail everywhere but the Southern Tier
   -Updated 4/23/2014 1:34:37 AM
Cabooses and other rolling stock
   -Updated 4/23/2014 1:23:46 AM
CP on the Southern Tier
   -Updated 4/23/2014 1:16:45 AM
   -Updated 4/23/2014 1:13:50 AM
Arkansas & Missouri
   -Updated 4/23/2014 1:04:13 AM
Union Pacific
   -Updated 4/23/2014 12:37:43 AM
Clear Lake, MN
   -Updated 4/22/2014 11:01:31 PM
Spring Break 2014: Franklin Minerals, CNO&TP, and AGS
   -Updated 4/22/2014 10:56:21 PM
Rail-Fanning 2014 Part 3
   -Updated 4/22/2014 10:27:29 PM
Oil train passages through Lynchburg, VA
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:57:05 PM
NJ Transit Passenger Cars
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:52:35 PM
Western Indiana Terre Haute
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:50:52 PM
Andy's Freightcar Photos
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:35:08 PM
NJ Transit Electric locomotives Volume 7
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:29:28 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:28:13 PM
NJ Transit Diesel locomotives Volume 7
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:26:55 PM
river line mp 13
   -Updated 4/22/2014 9:10:00 PM
Hinckley Sub
   -Updated 4/22/2014 8:55:40 PM
Nepa Railroad Findings
   -Updated 4/22/2014 8:26:00 PM
Rolling Stock & Intermodial Equipment
   -Updated 4/22/2014 8:25:53 PM
Staples Sub
   -Updated 4/22/2014 8:25:13 PM
NS Seaford, DE yard
   -Updated 4/22/2014 8:16:40 PM
CSX Mohawk & Selkirk Subdivisions
   -Updated 4/22/2014 8:10:23 PM
Delmarva roster
   -Updated 4/22/2014 7:58:41 PM
Belfast & Moosehead Lake – 2012
   -Updated 4/22/2014 7:57:18 PM
TADs 2014 CSX
   -Updated 4/22/2014 7:26:48 PM
spring time on the river line volume #2
   -Updated 4/22/2014 7:10:19 PM
Corey's Pictures
   -Updated 4/22/2014 7:01:43 PM

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