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: 4,980,333
Locomotives:  180,398
Rolling Stock:  1,147,000
Locations:  31,257
What's New?
New Photo Albums
CSX on the RF&P Subdivision
   -Added 8/14/2020 5:54:01 PM
Railfanning 2/16/2020
   -Added 8/14/2020 5:33:31 PM
Railfanning 2/22/2020
   -Added 8/14/2020 5:19:23 PM
Washington Trip 7-2020
   -Added 8/14/2020 4:34:32 PM
August 2020
   -Added 8/14/2020 12:27:36 PM
Arkansas Delta action Aug 2020
   -Added 8/14/2020 7:16:37 AM
CN 2-8-2 Mikados
   -Added 8/14/2020 5:12:52 AM
Southeast Texas
   -Added 8/14/2020 3:10:19 AM
KRL 8401; depressed center flat; FD8; H-TEAAMY1-13A @ ABS - MP165.0; Flynn, TX
   -Added 8/13/2020 5:35:45 PM
April 2020 rolling stock
   -Added 8/13/2020 2:09:13 PM
PRR: Internet Acquisitions ~ 1946-1968
   -Added 8/13/2020 4:20:20 AM
Pics I thought I lost from 10 years ago.
   -Added 8/12/2020 10:50:38 PM
Escanaba & Lake Superior
   -Added 8/12/2020 9:46:45 PM
NS 8102 on 21Q.
   -Added 8/12/2020 7:47:00 PM
Southern Pacific #4733 caboose; Texas City Junction, TX
   -Added 8/12/2020 6:54:00 PM
WB Unloaded Unit Open Hopper Frt at Erie NV
   -Added 8/12/2020 12:42:04 PM
Warner Field
   -Added 8/12/2020 11:38:52 AM
Trains in Topeka (May-August 2020)
   -Added 8/12/2020 6:30:26 AM
Pursuing a northbound train on 5/19
   -Added 8/12/2020 4:27:35 AM
   -Added 8/12/2020 1:11:38 AM
   -Added 8/12/2020 12:34:16 AM
Freight Cars
   -Added 8/11/2020 11:44:04 PM
Another trip down Memory Main.
   -Added 8/11/2020 9:08:01 PM
CN 2-8-0 Consolidations
   -Added 8/11/2020 4:36:32 PM
March 2020 rolling stock
   -Added 8/11/2020 10:43:02 AM
WB Manifest Frt. at Erie NV(2)
   -Added 8/11/2020 10:15:34 AM
Various Michigan Locations 2020
   -Added 8/11/2020 9:49:00 AM
PRR: Old-Time PRR in Altoona, PA ~ RR Station
   -Added 8/11/2020 8:28:38 AM
   -Added 8/11/2020 1:03:32 AM
   -Added 8/11/2020 12:20:51 AM
A bit of Brier Hill
   -Added 8/10/2020 9:23:29 PM
May 2020
   -Added 8/10/2020 9:15:56 PM
Edited and Hopefully Improved
   -Added 8/10/2020 4:02:42 PM
CN 4-6-0 Ten Wheelers
   -Added 8/10/2020 6:29:00 AM
Conway Scenic
   -Added 8/9/2020 9:57:45 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Georgia Action
   -Updated 8/14/2020 6:13:43 PM
Pan Am District 3
   -Updated 8/14/2020 6:08:03 PM
EMD Dash 2 Locomotive catalog circa 1973
   -Updated 8/14/2020 5:33:49 PM
Railfanning 2/23/2020
   -Updated 8/14/2020 5:14:45 PM
CB&Q Freight Rolling Stock
   -Updated 8/14/2020 5:00:37 PM
Florida Action
   -Updated 8/14/2020 3:50:34 PM
April 2020 rolling stock
   -Updated 8/14/2020 3:14:46 PM
NS in the Spartanburg area SC
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:52:11 PM
RR Graffiti....you hate it or you love it......
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:37:02 PM
Southern Railway Locomotives
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:33:56 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:28:16 PM
Shortline & Industrial Stuff
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:26:11 PM
"Heritage" units
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:16:26 PM
ATSF - EMD Frt Locos (GP35)
   -Updated 8/14/2020 2:14:03 PM
Fallen Flags 5
   -Updated 8/14/2020 1:35:40 PM
Wisconsin Rails
   -Updated 8/14/2020 1:27:27 PM
Ohio Rails
   -Updated 8/14/2020 1:10:36 PM
NS/NW/SOU/ITC Freight Cars
   -Updated 8/14/2020 1:01:43 PM
Freight Cars in the Mid-Atlantic states 2017
   -Updated 8/14/2020 12:58:35 PM
CSX GP38-2's
   -Updated 8/14/2020 12:43:50 PM
Canadian Rails
   -Updated 8/14/2020 12:14:46 PM
MoW Widgets & Critterz
   -Updated 8/14/2020 12:11:37 PM
Rolling Stock Pics (From Virtual Railfan.)
   -Updated 8/14/2020 12:06:02 PM
Locomotive Pics (From Virtual Railfan.)
   -Updated 8/14/2020 11:49:49 AM
CSXT Freight Cars
   -Updated 8/14/2020 9:55:30 AM
EMD SD40-2/M-2/-3/3-MP
   -Updated 8/14/2020 9:24:51 AM
Hoppers and box cars
   -Updated 8/14/2020 9:23:22 AM
August 2020 locomotives
   -Updated 8/14/2020 9:14:25 AM
Western Pacific
   -Updated 8/14/2020 8:59:37 AM
Ontario Railroading
   -Updated 8/14/2020 8:23:26 AM
PRR: Internet Acquisitions ~ 1946-1968
   -Updated 8/14/2020 6:51:30 AM
Amtrak Shore Line/Pre-Wires
   -Updated 8/14/2020 1:11:21 AM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 8/14/2020 12:20:57 AM
Trains 2011 - 2020
   -Updated 8/13/2020 11:40:27 PM
CSX: Coal trains, Upstate SC 2011-20
   -Updated 8/13/2020 11:28:35 PM

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