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: 4,401,205
Locomotives:  165,195
Rolling Stock:  1,030,006
Locations:  29,856
What's New?
New Photo Albums
PRR: "PRR To Invest $47M" ~ December 1952
   -Added 7/28/2017 2:46:03 AM
The Pickens Railroad
   -Added 7/28/2017 2:21:29 AM
PRR: "World's Largest Freight Car" ~ August 1952
   -Added 7/28/2017 2:20:24 AM
Englewood yard Houston TX 7/27/17
   -Added 7/27/2017 10:32:05 PM
Railfanning Maysville, KY 7/2/17
   -Added 7/27/2017 7:59:13 PM
Night Shots At Port Reading
   -Added 7/27/2017 6:20:45 PM
A trio of SD40-3s.
   -Added 7/27/2017 5:12:30 PM
Missouri Pacific Lines Box Card 1991 & 1992
   -Added 7/27/2017 3:45:45 PM
   -Added 7/27/2017 10:26:06 AM
Best Shots Part 22
   -Added 7/27/2017 8:34:03 AM
PRR: "Man-Made Safety" ~ November 1953
   -Added 7/27/2017 4:29:12 AM
PRR: "The 5,000th 50-Year Button" ~ 1953
   -Added 7/27/2017 4:07:16 AM
PRR: "Grif Teller: PRR Calendar Artist" ~ 1953
   -Added 7/27/2017 1:48:19 AM
PRR: Tom Hollyman's Odyssey ~ October 1953
   -Added 7/27/2017 1:08:06 AM
   -Added 7/26/2017 11:56:26 PM
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Something different.
   -Added 7/26/2017 10:48:22 PM
PRR: Engineman Morgan's New Switcher ~ 1953
   -Added 7/26/2017 8:39:20 PM
Odds & ends.
   -Added 7/26/2017 7:33:10 PM
" Say Cheese To The Rail Fan"
   -Added 7/26/2017 3:37:02 PM
Old & New Signals At Port Reading , NJ
   -Added 7/26/2017 3:09:05 PM
Union Pacific
   -Added 7/26/2017 2:10:29 PM
Moore, Norman BNSF Red Rock Sub
   -Added 7/26/2017 12:50:05 PM
Northwestern Ohio
   -Added 7/26/2017 11:53:31 AM
Stone to Kent.
   -Added 7/26/2017 6:35:23 AM
Uncommon BNSF GE units on NS Local Job
   -Added 7/26/2017 5:27:51 AM
Working Together For a Cleaner State - Norfolk Southern ECO Units
   -Added 7/26/2017 4:58:10 AM
Trains 35
   -Added 7/26/2017 1:21:56 AM
   -Added 7/25/2017 11:05:47 PM
   -Added 7/25/2017 9:42:15 PM
Downtown Richmond
   -Added 7/25/2017 9:06:50 PM
An Hour at North Baltimore
   -Added 7/25/2017 7:24:55 PM
CVSR on a wet Saturday Morning.
   -Added 7/25/2017 2:39:56 PM
The Maiden & the Mixer.
   -Added 7/25/2017 7:50:00 AM
Mixer and a Bluebird Leaser.
   -Added 7/25/2017 7:08:11 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Amtrak, Varnish and Vanna
   -Updated 7/28/2017 4:17:25 AM
An old dog and a surprise visitor
   -Updated 7/28/2017 4:12:40 AM
beerNut's 2006-2129 Locos
   -Updated 7/28/2017 3:44:05 AM
Trains 35
   -Updated 7/28/2017 1:58:32 AM
Bored in Bathurst TOO RIGHT
   -Updated 7/28/2017 1:57:13 AM
   -Updated 7/28/2017 1:50:41 AM
Cars with Character in Georgia
   -Updated 7/28/2017 1:48:50 AM
Rolling Stock 2006-2019.83
   -Updated 7/28/2017 1:38:55 AM
   -Updated 7/27/2017 11:51:41 PM
June 2017 Pt 2
   -Updated 7/27/2017 11:43:33 PM
1998 Trains - CMP
   -Updated 7/27/2017 11:22:51 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 7/27/2017 11:16:41 PM
Andrews Trains Around the US
   -Updated 7/27/2017 11:16:27 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2017 10:19:46 PM
Freight Cars in the Mid-Atlantic states 2016
   -Updated 7/27/2017 10:02:48 PM
Amtrak in Ashland
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:59:15 PM
CSXT Freight Cars
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:56:46 PM
CSX power in the mid-atlantic states
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:51:44 PM
Short Lines & regional railroads
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:48:17 PM
UP Washy line
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:15:15 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:14:55 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:13:48 PM
2017 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 7/27/2017 9:10:38 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:58:48 PM
2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:54:48 PM
Maine Central Railroad Company
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:53:48 PM
BN/BNSF Everett north
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:52:51 PM
NS Locomotives
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:47:37 PM
Everett north RoW
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:33:42 PM
BNSF roster
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:30:02 PM
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:23:06 PM
2017 Some grain cars.
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:20:48 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:19:18 PM
UP Locomotives
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:09:21 PM
Other Locomotives
   -Updated 7/27/2017 8:05:45 PM

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