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: 4,622,329
Locomotives:  170,957
Rolling Stock:  1,075,301
Locations:  30,330
What's New?
New Photo Albums
ARK UP Van Buren sub
   -Added 8/16/2018 8:35:05 PM
   -Added 8/16/2018 8:07:05 PM
8-10-2018 North Fond Du Lac Wisconsin
   -Added 8/16/2018 6:44:10 PM
More Marion Ohio.
   -Added 8/16/2018 6:39:39 PM
8-10-2018 Fond Du Lac Wisconsin
   -Added 8/16/2018 6:08:17 PM
Gene Autry
   -Added 8/16/2018 6:08:10 PM
8-10-2018 Janesville Wisconsin
   -Added 8/16/2018 5:05:41 PM
8-3-2018 Watseka Illinois
   -Added 8/16/2018 4:48:36 PM
8-3-2018 Woodland Illinois
   -Added 8/16/2018 4:26:47 PM
Purple Caboose!
   -Added 8/16/2018 4:18:34 PM
August 2018
   -Added 8/16/2018 4:10:31 PM
Western Maryland Scenic RR
   -Added 8/16/2018 3:30:42 PM
Colorado Railroad Museum.
   -Added 8/16/2018 1:39:45 PM
8-2-2018 Sidney Illinois
   -Added 8/16/2018 1:26:29 PM
Connecticut Southern
   -Added 8/16/2018 1:22:51 PM
8-2-2018 Villa Grove Illinois
   -Added 8/16/2018 1:07:02 PM
8-2-2018 Tuscola Illinois
   -Added 8/16/2018 12:42:55 PM
7-24-2018 Rossville Illinois
   -Added 8/16/2018 11:48:40 AM
8-12-2018 Two Rivers Wisconsin
   -Added 8/16/2018 11:42:15 AM
Summer odds 'n ends
   -Added 8/16/2018 8:52:34 AM
Passaic River Drawbridge
   -Added 8/16/2018 5:40:11 AM
USA: Morgan's "Indian Summer" ~ Part 4
   -Added 8/16/2018 2:11:14 AM
USA: Seidel's "Horseshoe Curve"
   -Added 8/16/2018 1:53:28 AM
Andrews Trains Around the US #2
   -Added 8/15/2018 6:35:29 PM
   -Added 8/14/2018 6:38:22 PM
Arkansas mainline action Aug 2018
   -Added 8/13/2018 12:40:35 AM
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - 2018
   -Added 8/10/2018 9:09:58 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad SD40-2
   -Added 8/10/2018 8:39:57 PM
Glenn's UP CCRCL's
   -Added 8/10/2018 8:33:32 PM
Slides (not mine ones I have bought)
   -Added 8/10/2018 1:27:43 AM
Santa Fe - MOW
   -Added 8/8/2018 7:57:55 PM
PRR no. 60 and ARC no. 88 in Hockessin, DE-July 4, 2018
   -Added 8/6/2018 10:54:53 AM
PRR: Westenberger ~> PRR Postal Cards
   -Added 8/5/2018 8:34:04 AM
CSX 5122 leads an EMD trio at Union City, GA
   -Added 8/5/2018 7:03:14 AM
Steam Engines at the Virginia Museum of Transportation
   -Added 8/4/2018 9:50:51 PM
Updated Photo Albums
EMD GP locomotives
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:21:33 PM
MILW rolling stock
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:15:25 PM
Miscellaneous locomotives
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:14:35 PM
BN/BNSF caboose
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:13:38 PM
BN/BNSF roster
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:11:31 PM
GN/BNSF Spokane West
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:09:26 PM
BNSF Roster
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:07:23 PM
Gondola Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 8/16/2018 9:04:39 PM
Arkansas mainline action Aug 2018
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:58:33 PM
BN/BNSF Stevens Pass
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:57:35 PM
Breezy's roster shots
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:55:20 PM
Electric locomotives
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:54:01 PM
Breezy's Blast from the Past
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:41:59 PM
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:37:23 PM
Milwaukee Road
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:35:07 PM
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:28:32 PM
Shortlines Arkansas
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:20:58 PM
Various GE locomotives
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:14:57 PM
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:14:26 PM
Local Shots 2016
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:14:04 PM
Depots Arkansas
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:13:41 PM
GEVO variations
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:03:23 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:03:03 PM
Industrials Ballast/rock trains TX Spt 99 ARK Aug 2018
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:02:49 PM
   -Updated 8/16/2018 8:01:38 PM
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:57:06 PM
Random frt cars
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:56:13 PM
Covered hoppers
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:52:59 PM
Dash 8 locomotives
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:51:00 PM
Midwestern RoW
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:48:45 PM
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:45:41 PM
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia - 2018
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:43:24 PM
Flying objects
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:37:17 PM
ARR - Anchorage north
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:29:54 PM
SANTA FE/BNSF NM DIVISION Albuquerque to Trinidad
   -Updated 8/16/2018 7:27:12 PM

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