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: 4,656,306
Locomotives:  171,650
Rolling Stock:  1,079,725
Locations:  30,420
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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
   -Added 10/15/2018 10:40:13 AM
Railways for children 2018
   -Added 10/15/2018 12:21:30 AM
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
Train Photos 2007
   -Added 10/14/2018 7:06:16 PM
Train Photos 1994
   -Added 10/14/2018 7:02:57 PM
Train Photos 1997
   -Added 10/14/2018 6:41:19 PM
October 2018
   -Added 10/14/2018 4:09:19 PM
Danbury Railway Museum
   -Added 10/14/2018 3:34:39 PM
   -Added 10/14/2018 3:21:59 PM
   -Added 10/14/2018 11:22:33 AM
A day in Dennison Ohio.
   -Added 10/14/2018 10:17:00 AM
Mississippi - Missouri Roadtrip
   -Added 10/14/2018 10:15:00 AM
Augusta Springs, Virginia 10-13-18
   -Added 10/14/2018 9:22:24 AM
The cosmo still looks great.
   -Added 10/13/2018 9:45:20 PM
RBMN Steam Locomotive 425 Fall Excursion
   -Added 10/13/2018 9:02:56 PM
Train Photos 2001
   -Added 10/13/2018 8:27:24 PM
Saturday Railfanning 10-13-2018
   -Added 10/13/2018 8:12:53 PM
Updated Photo Albums
BNSF Western Washington
   -Updated 10/16/2018 6:35:29 PM
1996 Scans - CMP
   -Updated 10/16/2018 6:33:04 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 10/16/2018 6:31:31 PM
August 2016
   -Updated 10/16/2018 6:00:52 PM
AMTRAK Northwest
   -Updated 10/16/2018 5:46:26 PM
   -Updated 10/16/2018 5:33:18 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 10/16/2018 5:30:36 PM
2018 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 10/16/2018 4:55:58 PM
   -Updated 10/16/2018 3:46:59 PM
Houston, Texas
   -Updated 10/16/2018 3:23:43 PM
Modoc Country
   -Updated 10/16/2018 3:12:01 PM
2018 BNSF Strong City Subdivision
   -Updated 10/16/2018 2:24:35 PM
Alliance Nebraska 2018
   -Updated 10/16/2018 1:52:39 PM
   -Updated 10/16/2018 1:23:57 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad
   -Updated 10/16/2018 12:32:28 PM
Trains in the USA
   -Updated 10/16/2018 12:27:01 PM
September/October 2018
   -Updated 10/16/2018 12:04:12 PM
Pittsburgh 10-2018
   -Updated 10/16/2018 11:47:17 AM
Ayer and the Surrounding Vicinity
   -Updated 10/16/2018 10:14:25 AM
CSS (South Shore)
   -Updated 10/16/2018 9:46:22 AM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 10/16/2018 9:00:24 AM
OCCX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 10/16/2018 8:00:55 AM
AEX covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 10/16/2018 7:59:31 AM
WWUX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/16/2018 7:55:39 AM
UCRY equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/16/2018 7:49:20 AM
Short lines, regionals, and industrial units.
   -Updated 10/16/2018 6:25:41 AM
Stuffed and mounted
   -Updated 10/16/2018 6:06:01 AM
Norfolk Southern
   -Updated 10/16/2018 5:37:50 AM
Flashback to April 2018, the second half
   -Updated 10/16/2018 5:21:09 AM
Series EU07
   -Updated 10/16/2018 4:46:34 AM
Series EP07
   -Updated 10/16/2018 4:45:12 AM
EN76 (PESA 22WE)
   -Updated 10/16/2018 4:34:00 AM
Series EN57
   -Updated 10/16/2018 4:15:23 AM
Series S200 and 770
   -Updated 10/16/2018 3:58:10 AM
CP 2015-2018
   -Updated 10/16/2018 2:47:55 AM

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