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: 4,844,924
Locomotives:  176,321
Rolling Stock:  1,115,395
Locations:  30,914
What's New?
New Photo Albums
CRYX reefers
   -Added 12/14/2019 1:30:45 PM
EB Intermodal Frt at Erie NV
   -Added 12/14/2019 11:06:54 AM
UP 4014 passenger cars
   -Added 12/13/2019 2:48:53 PM
Jeffersonville, Ga
   -Added 12/13/2019 9:26:06 AM
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11/27/2019 - CP 4422 on H38
   -Added 12/13/2019 12:52:23 AM
11/25/2019 - To Michigan and Back - The Ride Home
   -Added 12/12/2019 10:37:54 PM
Georgia Central
   -Added 12/12/2019 9:22:46 AM
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Jack's Railfan Network 2019
   -Added 12/12/2019 4:07:47 AM
Goffs, CA
   -Added 12/11/2019 11:57:53 PM
10 years later.
   -Added 12/11/2019 8:09:43 PM
Dillwyn 12-11-19
   -Added 12/11/2019 7:21:35 PM
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Good thing it runs at night.
   -Added 12/11/2019 8:59:37 AM
Pan am
   -Added 12/10/2019 11:28:19 PM
Four railroads in action in Palmer
   -Added 12/10/2019 10:14:59 PM
TADs Amtrak 15 AEM7s headed to Rhode Island
   -Added 12/10/2019 9:06:24 PM
Freight Car Photos 2015
   -Added 12/10/2019 8:52:38 PM
CPDR 2018-2019
   -Added 12/10/2019 6:27:10 PM
Utah 2019
   -Added 12/10/2019 6:25:14 PM
Washington State
   -Added 12/10/2019 5:58:03 PM
Central of Georgia
   -Added 12/10/2019 1:50:25 PM
Central of Georgia 811 & 812
   -Added 12/10/2019 1:15:20 PM
PRR: "The Men And The Machines" ~ May 1964
   -Added 12/10/2019 7:46:31 AM
Some miscellanous activity shots
   -Added 12/10/2019 4:52:28 AM
December 2019
   -Added 12/10/2019 3:14:33 AM
Portland Traction Company
   -Added 12/10/2019 1:01:18 AM
Sacramento to Oakland
   -Added 12/9/2019 11:44:00 PM
12-4 & 8 in Akron.
   -Added 12/9/2019 10:06:32 PM
Kalamazoo Area (Winter 2018/2019)
   -Added 12/9/2019 10:04:52 PM
2014 UK Vacation - Heritage Operation
   -Added 12/9/2019 5:15:54 PM
Mid America Car vol.II
   -Added 12/9/2019 4:45:04 PM
KC Metro vol.13
   -Added 12/9/2019 4:12:06 PM
Berea area rail trip 2018
   -Added 12/9/2019 2:31:52 PM
Updated Photo Albums
DL & NS Interchange, Portland, PA and surrounding area, Spring 2016
   -Updated 12/14/2019 2:13:56 PM
Santa Fe Remembered
   -Updated 12/14/2019 2:10:04 PM
CSX Nashville Terminal Sub 2019
   -Updated 12/14/2019 2:09:41 PM
TBOX box cars in CT vol 2
   -Updated 12/14/2019 1:57:14 PM
OCCX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 12/14/2019 1:55:06 PM
Fallen Flags 3
   -Updated 12/14/2019 1:24:08 PM
UP 4014 passenger cars
   -Updated 12/14/2019 1:15:26 PM
South Texas Dec 2019
   -Updated 12/14/2019 1:03:10 PM
South Texas Nov 2019
   -Updated 12/14/2019 12:14:01 PM
CB&Q Steam
   -Updated 12/14/2019 11:20:32 AM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 12/14/2019 11:15:52 AM
Quebec Central steam
   -Updated 12/14/2019 10:08:29 AM
   -Updated 12/14/2019 8:14:05 AM
JR Ome Line
   -Updated 12/14/2019 3:17:52 AM
Fort Worth and Vicinity
   -Updated 12/13/2019 10:09:45 PM
   -Updated 12/13/2019 9:06:32 PM
Pan Am Railways - Royalston to Greenfield
   -Updated 12/13/2019 7:14:07 PM
June 2019-December 2019
   -Updated 12/13/2019 5:18:04 PM
Milwaukee Road 261
   -Updated 12/13/2019 5:11:40 PM
ATSF Abo Canyon; Belen to Mountainair NM
   -Updated 12/13/2019 4:37:04 PM
CSX in South Carolina
   -Updated 12/13/2019 3:30:43 PM
Central of Georgia
   -Updated 12/13/2019 1:10:14 PM
MoW Equipment
   -Updated 12/13/2019 10:07:19 AM
Georgia Central
   -Updated 12/13/2019 9:20:38 AM
GNWR covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 12/13/2019 8:40:31 AM
Series SM42
   -Updated 12/13/2019 5:58:20 AM
   -Updated 12/12/2019 11:58:59 PM
Ashley Rodriguez 2019 Locomotive Motive Power
   -Updated 12/12/2019 11:42:57 PM
Pan Am Railways - Ayer, MA
   -Updated 12/12/2019 11:42:03 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 12/12/2019 11:40:13 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 12/12/2019 11:37:46 PM
October-November 2019: Meridian, north MS and surrounding.
   -Updated 12/12/2019 11:29:41 PM
TADs Private Passenger cars
   -Updated 12/12/2019 10:53:40 PM
TADs SMS Lines
   -Updated 12/12/2019 10:19:19 PM
Around The Twin Cities: Vol. 2
   -Updated 12/12/2019 9:37:01 PM

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