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: 5,115,560
Locomotives:  183,870
Rolling Stock:  1,186,458
Locations:  31,647
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Norfolk Southern
   -Added 4/14/2021 12:23:54 PM
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Canadian National
   -Added 4/13/2021 6:53:50 PM
Norfolk Southern Images
   -Added 4/13/2021 6:35:29 PM
Girard Illinois BNSF and UP
   -Added 4/13/2021 3:14:57 PM
UP Chicago Springfield Saint Louis Line
   -Added 4/13/2021 3:01:24 PM
KCS Illinois Lines
   -Added 4/13/2021 12:45:29 PM
Chicago and Illinois Midland Lines
   -Added 4/13/2021 12:42:52 PM
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Tucumcari NM 2021
   -Added 4/12/2021 10:38:53 PM
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Freight cars 2015-2018
   -Added 4/12/2021 7:08:29 PM
NS 2021
   -Added 4/12/2021 6:12:33 PM
Grand Elk Circa 2021
   -Added 4/12/2021 5:56:33 PM
BNSF Fort Scott and Cherokee Subs
   -Added 4/12/2021 5:42:38 PM
The calm before the storm
   -Added 4/12/2021 5:40:09 PM
ALL/Rumo Freight trains
   -Added 4/12/2021 5:38:12 PM
Industrials attapulgite mining
   -Added 4/12/2021 5:31:36 PM
UP Julesburg Sub Catches
   -Added 4/12/2021 5:07:09 PM
DFW 2020
   -Added 4/12/2021 4:50:23 PM
Colorado Trip
   -Added 4/12/2021 4:15:06 PM
RCPE Loco Roster
   -Added 4/12/2021 3:18:26 PM
Lehigh Valley Rail Management
   -Added 4/12/2021 2:21:03 PM
The Horn Stuff
   -Added 4/12/2021 2:16:00 PM
Birthday Transcon Trip
   -Added 4/12/2021 12:26:04 PM
Rolling stock
   -Added 4/12/2021 11:44:21 AM
Pittsburgh PA area Shortlines
   -Added 4/12/2021 11:22:50 AM
NS Conway area catches
   -Added 4/12/2021 10:52:40 AM
April 11, 2021
   -Added 4/12/2021 8:40:18 AM
Short trip through CVNP.
   -Added 4/11/2021 7:23:31 PM
H11 4/5/21
   -Added 4/11/2021 7:12:45 PM
Retired BNSF locomotives in Galveston
   -Added 4/11/2021 5:18:57 PM
Other Train Catches
   -Added 4/11/2021 4:39:16 PM
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Updated Photo Albums
Southern Railway GE Locomotives
   -Updated 4/14/2021 1:14:04 PM
Amtrak and Caltrain at San Jose
   -Updated 4/14/2021 1:10:46 PM
CSX SD40-2's
   -Updated 4/14/2021 12:59:43 PM
Steve's Cabooses
   -Updated 4/14/2021 12:35:59 PM
Union Pacific's Coal Route 2021
   -Updated 4/14/2021 12:04:31 PM
Pan Am Railways: District 3
   -Updated 4/14/2021 12:02:33 PM
RCPE Loco Roster
   -Updated 4/14/2021 11:33:11 AM
DFW 2020
   -Updated 4/14/2021 11:28:34 AM
Colorado Trip
   -Updated 4/14/2021 10:58:19 AM
Steve's Freightcar Slides
   -Updated 4/14/2021 10:32:13 AM
PRR: Mann ~> Pennsy Miscellanea ~ 1946-1968
   -Updated 4/14/2021 10:09:13 AM
Kosciusko County Railfanning
   -Updated 4/14/2021 10:06:33 AM
   -Updated 4/14/2021 9:03:08 AM
March 2021
   -Updated 4/14/2021 8:42:25 AM
March 2021 in Doswell
   -Updated 4/14/2021 8:19:17 AM
Freight cars Carbon black covered hoppers
   -Updated 4/14/2021 6:55:16 AM
Coal hoppers and gons
   -Updated 4/14/2021 5:36:44 AM
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Railfanning on the Cajon Sub
   -Updated 4/13/2021 11:58:17 PM
Union Pacific
   -Updated 4/13/2021 11:17:44 PM
Northlake, IL
   -Updated 4/13/2021 10:31:53 PM
   -Updated 4/13/2021 10:11:58 PM
Railway Archeology: Vol. 2
   -Updated 4/13/2021 10:04:58 PM
TADs Amtrak ACS-64 photos
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:49:00 PM
TADs Amtrak
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:45:02 PM
Jacob Francois
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:39:13 PM
PRR: "Pennsylvania's Turbine Engine" ~ JAN 1945
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:38:53 PM
Engine Pics
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:15:06 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:11:10 PM
The Ultimate Chicago
   -Updated 4/13/2021 9:08:46 PM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2021 Set
   -Updated 4/13/2021 8:22:58 PM
JR Hokkaido Railway
   -Updated 4/13/2021 8:08:09 PM
UP Hinkle north
   -Updated 4/13/2021 7:32:38 PM
Ashley Rodriguez 2021 motive power
   -Updated 4/13/2021 6:32:07 PM
MX620 e SDD8
   -Updated 4/13/2021 5:41:17 PM

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