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: 4,239,214
Locomotives:  161,580
Rolling Stock:  991,716
Locations:  29,537
What's New?
New Photo Albums
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:35:20 PM
Why I go railfanning
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:33:49 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:30:59 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:23:45 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:19:38 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:15:48 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 3:12:51 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 2:31:28 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 2:26:17 PM
A CSX and NS trio rolls covered hoppers through PTC and Tyrone, GA
   -Added 12/5/2016 2:26:03 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 2:22:58 PM
   -Added 12/5/2016 2:16:17 PM
Dec 1 two CSX train K672 & S370
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:43:10 PM
12-3-2016 Cameron Il. Over & Under Bridges
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:38:01 PM
12-3-2016 Media Illinois
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:23:21 PM
Life goal (sort of)!
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:21:37 PM
Ferromex Locomotives
   -Added 12/5/2016 12:34:11 PM
I love trains, a lot.
   -Added 12/5/2016 12:09:08 PM
The KCS Holiday Express
   -Added 12/5/2016 12:01:20 PM
Millers Falls, MA
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:01:55 AM
ME 1775
   -Added 12/4/2016 8:52:33 PM
Athens Georgia
   -Added 12/4/2016 8:25:29 PM
Middletown & New Jersey 773
   -Added 12/4/2016 8:13:30 PM
Mobile Alabama
   -Added 12/4/2016 8:12:54 PM
   -Added 12/4/2016 7:41:01 PM
Freight Cars
   -Added 12/4/2016 6:02:09 PM
Railfanning in Normal, IL-12-4-16
   -Added 12/4/2016 4:26:16 PM
Odd Couple.
   -Added 12/4/2016 3:55:13 PM
CSX in Richmond, VA (mid-90's)
   -Added 12/4/2016 3:38:57 PM
   -Added 12/4/2016 2:28:57 PM
Glenn's CSX C40-9W's
   -Added 12/4/2016 2:22:51 PM
NS in Delaware.
   -Added 12/4/2016 2:22:37 PM
NS 2781 (I87) Strikes Truck
   -Added 12/4/2016 2:21:17 PM
Glenn's CSX C40-8W's
   -Added 12/4/2016 1:57:41 PM
Glenn's CSX C40-8's
   -Added 12/4/2016 1:56:47 PM
Updated Photo Albums
What you can see in Lima Ohiio
   -Updated 12/5/2016 3:30:16 PM
SP/UP/AMTK in Salem, OR
   -Updated 12/5/2016 2:52:52 PM
Union Pacific in the Columbia River Gorge.
   -Updated 12/5/2016 2:47:51 PM
CB&Q Freight Rolling Stock
   -Updated 12/5/2016 2:17:17 PM
Locust Grove, Ga.
   -Updated 12/5/2016 2:07:52 PM
Georgia and the Carolinas
   -Updated 12/5/2016 1:40:49 PM
Steamtown Santa Train with 0-6-0 #26
   -Updated 12/5/2016 1:36:57 PM
   -Updated 12/5/2016 1:27:20 PM
   -Updated 12/5/2016 1:19:13 PM
12-3-2016 Galeburg Illinois
   -Updated 12/5/2016 1:17:14 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 12/5/2016 11:50:20 AM
Oklahoma City, Moore, Norman
   -Updated 12/5/2016 11:49:27 AM
Some misc. action shots
   -Updated 12/5/2016 11:48:31 AM
Wisconsin & Iowa Railroad Co.
   -Updated 12/5/2016 10:08:23 AM
TBOX box cars in CT
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:11:12 AM
Metrolink SCAX
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:50:15 AM
Helm Leasing HLCX
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:45:29 AM
F Misc
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:39:36 AM
C Misc
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:36:42 AM
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:13:44 AM
Dennis' Album
   -Updated 12/5/2016 5:56:37 AM
   -Updated 12/5/2016 5:28:07 AM
Follow that train!
   -Updated 12/5/2016 4:15:40 AM
Metro North
   -Updated 12/5/2016 4:09:00 AM
Pan Am Railways - Northern Main Line
   -Updated 12/4/2016 11:36:27 PM
Pan Am Railways - Stony Brook Line
   -Updated 12/4/2016 11:30:29 PM
ATSF & BN Covered Hoppers
   -Updated 12/4/2016 10:19:23 PM
BNSF Roster
   -Updated 12/4/2016 9:39:26 PM
CSX Trenton Subdivision 2016
   -Updated 12/4/2016 9:22:25 PM
TAD's 2016 CSX
   -Updated 12/4/2016 8:47:38 PM
TADs SEPTA and prior
   -Updated 12/4/2016 8:45:53 PM
misc rail road shots
   -Updated 12/4/2016 8:30:17 PM
CP&CN 2016
   -Updated 12/4/2016 8:13:47 PM
Angels on track.
   -Updated 12/4/2016 8:03:57 PM
   -Updated 12/4/2016 8:03:17 PM

Site Design ©2001-2016 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net