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: 5,037,856
Locomotives:  182,163
Rolling Stock:  1,165,989
Locations:  31,430
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Commerce Railfanning 3
   -Added 11/29/2020 7:57:33 PM
Bnsf Unit Oil Train
   -Added 11/29/2020 7:22:47 PM
The Ultimate Los Angeles Area Railfanning!
   -Added 11/29/2020 7:20:26 PM
oil train
   -Added 11/29/2020 5:33:10 PM
TCBX 306067
   -Added 11/29/2020 5:21:38 PM
CA/MN/WI Oct 2020
   -Added 11/29/2020 3:21:09 PM
Around the area in November
   -Added 11/29/2020 1:52:49 PM
USDA Test Weigh Car
   -Added 11/29/2020 1:31:46 PM
A visit to Wellington Ohio.
   -Added 11/29/2020 8:52:58 AM
Rudyard, Mt
   -Added 11/29/2020 1:02:33 AM
INTX 15196
   -Added 11/28/2020 11:41:55 PM
BNSF in Emporia (11-30-2019)
   -Added 11/28/2020 8:09:07 PM
A lite power move, and a few roster shots
   -Added 11/28/2020 4:27:27 PM
Railfanning with Will Newberry 11/14/20
   -Added 11/28/2020 11:23:08 AM
SWISS Eurocity trains
   -Added 11/28/2020 10:07:50 AM
USA: Horseshoe Curve Postal Cards ~ 1900-1999
   -Added 11/28/2020 7:48:44 AM
Lite action on 8/3
   -Added 11/27/2020 6:38:33 PM
Totally Unexpected (Salton Sea Area)
   -Added 11/27/2020 6:26:43 PM
SWISS InterCity trains
   -Added 11/27/2020 3:37:02 PM
The Uncle Pete & Crooked Noodle Tour.
   -Added 11/27/2020 1:16:30 PM
NS Roadrailers Atlanta Jacksonville corridor 1999-2006
   -Added 11/27/2020 10:18:48 AM
BNSF Portales NM 2017
   -Added 11/26/2020 8:52:09 PM
NYSW Railroad 11/26/20
   -Added 11/26/2020 1:53:48 PM
Montpelier VT
   -Added 11/26/2020 10:44:56 AM
PRR K4s' on the newly electrified mainline 5/30/1932
   -Added 11/25/2020 7:36:47 PM
The Middle Division during the Pennsy years
   -Added 11/25/2020 5:35:01 PM
H-76 West to Allentown, PA from Manville, NJ
   -Added 11/25/2020 4:14:46 PM
Sunday in Valdosta
   -Added 11/25/2020 4:11:46 PM
Autoracks head NB through Fairburn, GA
   -Added 11/25/2020 4:06:18 PM
October 2020
   -Added 11/25/2020 3:05:17 PM
UP 8618 leads local through Fairburn, GA
   -Added 11/25/2020 11:36:14 AM
Sequatchie Valley
   -Added 11/25/2020 12:22:07 AM
Sterling, IL
   -Added 11/24/2020 9:17:41 PM
Sept. 2020 in the Upper Midwest
   -Added 11/24/2020 9:00:13 PM
Eastbound Signals, Advance Approach Changing to Slow Clear, and NS Train 62V.
   -Added 11/24/2020 8:21:18 PM
Updated Photo Albums
November 2020 locomotives
   -Updated 11/30/2020 9:22:34 AM
Series of BR232
   -Updated 11/30/2020 9:13:09 AM
Union Pacific Railfanning
   -Updated 11/30/2020 2:09:37 AM
Union Pacific railfanning
   -Updated 11/30/2020 2:02:26 AM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 11/30/2020 1:08:32 AM
   -Updated 11/30/2020 12:57:05 AM
NS in the Spartanburg area SC
   -Updated 11/29/2020 11:39:00 PM
Railfanning part 2 of 2020,
   -Updated 11/29/2020 11:14:46 PM
TADs New Hope Railroad
   -Updated 11/29/2020 10:35:53 PM
TADs CSX K trains 2020
   -Updated 11/29/2020 10:30:54 PM
TADs NJ Transit & pre
   -Updated 11/29/2020 10:29:03 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 11/29/2020 10:11:49 PM
January 2012 Freight car photos
   -Updated 11/29/2020 9:57:03 PM
   -Updated 11/29/2020 9:56:06 PM
BNSF in Emporia (11-30-2019)
   -Updated 11/29/2020 9:34:19 PM
Bnsf hopper
   -Updated 11/29/2020 8:04:55 PM
FEC 2020
   -Updated 11/29/2020 7:58:02 PM
Pittsburgh 11-2020
   -Updated 11/29/2020 7:56:49 PM
1991 scans - CMP
   -Updated 11/29/2020 7:52:30 PM
2016-2019 Virginia photos
   -Updated 11/29/2020 7:09:27 PM
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:51:26 PM
Waycross Ga 2020
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:37:51 PM
Jesup Ga 2020
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:37:04 PM
CSX Fitzgerald sub
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:37:00 PM
CSX Jesup Sub
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:35:02 PM
Trenton Sub
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:33:59 PM
2020 BNSF Strong City Subdivision
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:32:26 PM
2020 UPRR Salina Subdivision
   -Updated 11/29/2020 6:26:47 PM
Sound Transit
   -Updated 11/29/2020 5:41:24 PM
Northeast Corridor
   -Updated 11/29/2020 5:38:37 PM
Reporting Marks with an X
   -Updated 11/29/2020 5:37:52 PM
CSX in Maryland
   -Updated 11/29/2020 5:37:23 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 11/29/2020 5:26:22 PM
2020 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 11/29/2020 5:02:44 PM
Structures, Virginia
   -Updated 11/29/2020 4:13:34 PM

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