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: 4,842,116
Locomotives:  176,177
Rolling Stock:  1,114,833
Locations:  30,903
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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11/22/2019 - To Michigan and Back - Wisconsin
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August 2019
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NJT's "Railmen for Children" 2019
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Trip to Meridian 12-5-2019
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PRR: "Welded Rail" ~ July 1964
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Swiss Voralpen Express
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PRR: Raising Roofs, Lowering Tracks ~ May 1964
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09/14/2019 - The Great Trek Across CN, Part XIII
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Oct. 2019 in the Upper Midwest
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Ontario Trains - Niagara Region - September 2019 - Part 1
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PRR: Mine-To-Market Unit Trains ~ July 1964
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09/13/2019 - The Great Trek Across CN, Part XII
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Aiken Railway 11/13/18
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Around Marias Pass
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Rail Trip 2019 Part II
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Railfanning Martinez
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UP 1996 chase and other stuff....
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PRR: The 12 Divisions Of The PRR ~ March 1964
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Oregon Trains
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WB Unit Maintenence of Way Frt at Erie NV
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PRR: "More Depressed-Center Flatcars" ~ 1964
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June 29th activity
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1970's and 1980's UK pics.
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2014 UK Vacation - DIDCOT
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PRR: Pennsy K-4S #1361 In Action ~ 1952-1987
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Rail Trip 2019 Part I
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09/12/2019 - The Great Trek Across CN, Part XI
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Driving around for trains
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Pittsburgh 12-2019
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Sunday Evening Railfanning 12-1-2019
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Black Friday Railfanning 11-29-2019
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Updated Photo Albums
DL & NS Interchange, Portland, PA and surrounding area, Spring 2016
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Driving around for trains
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1970's and 1980's UK pics.
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2019 BNSF Strong City Subdivision
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SP/UP Arizona
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Miscellaneous RR
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Norfolk Southern "Heritage" units
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AMTRAK Northwest
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Morristown & Erie Railway
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Canadian Pacific ex-MILW Mainline 2017-2019
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Jay's various catches
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TADs Conrail Shared assets
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TADs Amtrak
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TADs Amtrak special paint & wraps
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TADs NS 2019
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Union Pacific Pacific Northwest
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Canadian Pacific Thompson Subdivision
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Real Trains
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ATSF Arizona Division
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2019 BNSF Abilene Yard
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Pastor's Train Pics
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Rolling Stock
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Burlington Northern Rolling Stock
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PRR: Mine-To-Market Unit Trains ~ July 1964
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Railfanning Donner Pass
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Fallen Flags 3
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COER equipment in CT
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CN flat cars in CT
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CN gondolas in CT
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B&LE and BLE equipment in CT
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