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: 4,614,501
Locomotives:  170,715
Rolling Stock:  1,073,675
Locations:  30,298
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Marion, an eastbound.
   -Added 7/22/2018 4:13:28 PM
Trains in Oklahoma (Spring 2018)
   -Added 7/22/2018 2:35:27 PM
PRR: "Triple Train Treat" ~ December 1967
   -Added 7/22/2018 12:44:22 PM
Williams Grove Railroad
   -Added 7/22/2018 12:43:57 PM
NS Pittsburgh Division
   -Added 7/22/2018 12:39:12 PM
Former Central of New Jersey Railroad Station at Matawan, NJ
   -Added 7/22/2018 11:49:00 AM
   -Added 7/22/2018 10:49:00 AM
HVRM 7-21-18
   -Added 7/22/2018 10:30:07 AM
Saturday in the Valley.
   -Added 7/22/2018 9:18:06 AM
A 7-unit mix makes up an afternoon train at Fairburn
   -Added 7/22/2018 9:08:48 AM
A UP pair and a trio of ex-BN EMD’s team up at Fairburn
   -Added 7/22/2018 5:25:19 AM
First inagural run of a SEPTA ACS-64.
   -Added 7/21/2018 11:50:13 PM
SP4728 Caboose (A Gem in the Desert) - 07/21/2018
   -Added 7/21/2018 10:46:23 PM
First time in two weeks.
   -Added 7/21/2018 9:54:24 PM
Old abandon Box Cars and other in Japan
   -Added 7/21/2018 9:41:29 PM
Z742 and a Bonus
   -Added 7/21/2018 7:44:06 PM
British Columbia's Majestic Thompson River Valley - 2018
   -Added 7/21/2018 6:52:09 PM
Mixed Pictures
   -Added 7/21/2018 5:02:32 PM
Northwest Railway Museum Operations and Displays
   -Added 7/21/2018 4:46:09 PM
JR Ome Line
   -Added 7/19/2018 9:07:58 PM
Lake Shore Limited - New England Section - Summer 2018
   -Added 7/19/2018 10:52:10 AM
BNSF Red River Division / Houston Subdivision; H-TEAPTX (FEC 106) @ MP159.65 - OSR gc; Normangee, TX
   -Added 7/18/2018 6:41:25 PM
PRR: Centipede Celebration ~ May 1973
   -Added 7/18/2018 5:46:36 PM
Florida East Coast #106 [EMD SD70M-2] @ BNSF Red River Division - Teague Yard; Teague TX
   -Added 7/18/2018 3:51:53 PM
Union Pacific RR in Clark County Area
   -Added 7/18/2018 11:42:21 AM
South Texas July 2018
   -Added 7/16/2018 7:20:03 PM
Omiya Railway Museum
   -Added 7/15/2018 5:11:29 PM
Trains of railroads that no longer exist in Japan
   -Added 7/15/2018 4:54:42 PM
Arkansas UP BNSF
   -Added 7/14/2018 8:22:45 PM
TNMR SD9043MAC and UP C40-8s @ Riverdale
   -Added 7/14/2018 12:14:06 PM
   -Added 7/12/2018 1:11:19 AM
Northwest Railway Museum Collection
   -Added 7/11/2018 11:26:51 PM
Great Overland Station in Topeka, Kansas
   -Added 7/11/2018 3:18:20 PM
JR Saikyo Line
   -Added 7/11/2018 7:37:46 AM
Joshin Railway
   -Added 7/10/2018 5:13:12 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Black River & Western 2015-2016
   -Updated 7/22/2018 4:15:08 PM
Las Vegas Area 2018
   -Updated 7/22/2018 4:12:01 PM
South Dakota 2
   -Updated 7/22/2018 4:06:03 PM
   -Updated 7/22/2018 4:01:25 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 7/22/2018 4:01:17 PM
British Columbia's Majestic Thompson River Valley - 2018
   -Updated 7/22/2018 4:00:47 PM
AZ-SoCal 2018
   -Updated 7/22/2018 3:57:11 PM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2018 Set
   -Updated 7/22/2018 3:47:22 PM
Norfolk Southern
   -Updated 7/22/2018 3:16:13 PM
Milwaukee RoW
   -Updated 7/22/2018 3:04:07 PM
Railfanning in the Hub City
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:48:28 PM
Intermodal Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:48:09 PM
Random frt cars
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:46:47 PM
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:38:08 PM
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:37:14 PM
Shipping containers
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:35:43 PM
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:32:15 PM
SP rolling stock
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:31:12 PM
MBTA: Needham Heights, Newton Center, and Newton Highlands
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:28:55 PM
ATSF freight cars
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:27:52 PM
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:22:07 PM
Transnet Freight Rail locomotives 2
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:20:19 PM
Union Pacific RR in Clark County Area
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:19:48 PM
Canadian National - Jackson, Miss
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:14:09 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:10:18 PM
Photos from my travels
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:06:27 PM
EMD DDM 45 e SD40
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:02:58 PM
AK RR -> Pac NW
   -Updated 7/22/2018 2:00:24 PM
Lake Shore Limited - New England Section - Summer 2018
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:58:53 PM
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:56:57 PM
Random passenger
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:54:50 PM
Gondolas diversas
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:45:24 PM
New England Railroads 2018.
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:31:02 PM
UPRR Frts at Erie NV (Passing Siding)
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:17:33 PM
BNSF Heritage hoppers
   -Updated 7/22/2018 1:05:31 PM

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