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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!

 
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Select one of the links from the menu on the left to begin browsing the collection.
 
Site Stats
Photos: 5,073,409
Locomotives:  182,955
Rolling Stock:  1,176,373
Locations:  31,565
What's New?
New Photo Albums
IHB 166519 Coil Steel Car
   -Added 1/26/2021 3:25:34 PM
Southwestern Portland Cement 0-4-0T #11
   -Added 1/26/2021 12:27:44 PM
BSOR 1847 & 5010 Tank train
   -Added 1/26/2021 11:53:30 AM
St Joseph Terminal 0-6-0 #4440
   -Added 1/26/2021 7:32:50 AM
Sacramento Southern Coach #4001
   -Added 1/26/2021 7:09:12 AM
Sprint Cable Train - 7/5/1997
   -Added 1/26/2021 6:18:49 AM
A Pair of SP 4-6-2 Pacifics
   -Added 1/26/2021 5:58:39 AM
2021
   -Added 1/25/2021 8:02:05 PM
Old Slides/Photos ~ 1930s
   -Added 1/25/2021 5:49:15 PM
DL & NS Interchange, Portland, PA and surrounding area, Fall 2016
   -Added 1/25/2021 5:35:48 PM
SP Caboose #1876
   -Added 1/25/2021 4:53:10 PM
Trio of Southern Rwy 2-8-0 Consolidations
   -Added 1/25/2021 4:30:36 PM
A look back at April 28 1997
   -Added 1/25/2021 3:28:51 PM
Dash-8 Deadline at CN Southern Yard - 28 Locomotives
   -Added 1/25/2021 1:02:58 PM
CSX 21
   -Added 1/25/2021 11:35:54 AM
SOU GP38AC #2862
   -Added 1/25/2021 11:22:45 AM
Frisco Caboose #7619
   -Added 1/25/2021 10:42:51 AM
South Texas Jan 2021
   -Added 1/25/2021 10:30:17 AM
Frisco Ballast Car #97148
   -Added 1/25/2021 10:16:34 AM
Rare Syndey & Louisburg 0-8-0 #85
   -Added 1/25/2021 9:52:37 AM
Rare RDG 2-8-8-2 #1821
   -Added 1/25/2021 9:08:15 AM
CSX St. Lawrence Sub 2021
   -Added 1/25/2021 8:52:37 AM
QNSL SD40 #206
   -Added 1/25/2021 8:33:11 AM
PRR 2-10-4's
   -Added 1/25/2021 7:56:07 AM
Double Heading Pair of PRR Helpers
   -Added 1/25/2021 7:05:42 AM
Misc Reading Alco Units
   -Added 1/25/2021 5:25:19 AM
Reading Alco C424's - 1972-74
   -Added 1/25/2021 4:21:56 AM
DeWitt Yard
   -Added 1/24/2021 11:05:10 PM
UP 8963 leading CSXT U910-30
   -Added 1/24/2021 10:02:03 PM
CP Rail 2021
   -Added 1/24/2021 8:50:41 PM
Lycoming Valley 2021
   -Added 1/24/2021 8:31:20 PM
Chasing AB 4005.
   -Added 1/24/2021 6:37:05 PM
December 2020
   -Added 1/24/2021 5:28:12 PM
Jeff's Stuff
   -Added 1/24/2021 5:07:11 PM
CP 5946 on H38, September 30, 2020
   -Added 1/24/2021 4:22:12 PM
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Updated Photo Albums
January 2021
   -Updated 1/26/2021 4:35:03 PM
2021 UPRR Herington Yard
   -Updated 1/26/2021 4:34:58 PM
Fallen Flags 8
   -Updated 1/26/2021 4:15:53 PM
Steve's Locomotives 2003 and newer
   -Updated 1/26/2021 4:14:06 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 1/26/2021 4:12:21 PM
Pioneer Tunnel Mine - Ashland, PA
   -Updated 1/26/2021 4:00:37 PM
Canadian Pacific ex-MILW Mainline 2010-2012
   -Updated 1/26/2021 3:32:18 PM
Series ST44 (M62, 311D)
   -Updated 1/26/2021 3:17:11 PM
Union Pacific in Southeast Wisconsin
   -Updated 1/26/2021 3:12:08 PM
DL & NS Interchange, Portland, PA and surrounding area, Spring 2017
   -Updated 1/26/2021 2:55:18 PM
Steve's Freightcar Slides
   -Updated 1/26/2021 2:50:59 PM
A
   -Updated 1/26/2021 2:30:49 PM
South Texas Jan 2021
   -Updated 1/26/2021 1:59:18 PM
Misc
   -Updated 1/26/2021 1:46:55 PM
Kosciusko County Railfanning
   -Updated 1/26/2021 1:33:05 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 1/26/2021 10:57:24 AM
JonRailVideos 2020 Railroad Image Album #1 January 2021
   -Updated 1/26/2021 10:45:39 AM
Northside of Boston Railfanning
   -Updated 1/26/2021 10:29:23 AM
Conrail My tribute to Big Blue
   -Updated 1/26/2021 9:04:31 AM
GNWR covered hoppers in CT vol 3
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:40:46 AM
FBOX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:39:20 AM
COER equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:38:09 AM
CNA equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:36:55 AM
CN box cars in CT
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:35:24 AM
CAEX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:33:57 AM
AEX covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:31:49 AM
2021 Train Photographs
   -Updated 1/26/2021 8:03:30 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via Mr. Al Chione
   -Updated 1/26/2021 7:11:33 AM
Trains in Oklahoma (Fall 2017)
   -Updated 1/26/2021 6:52:12 AM
NS Pittsburgh Line
   -Updated 1/26/2021 6:48:06 AM
CSX Quality in Motion??
   -Updated 1/26/2021 6:23:30 AM
Passenger Railroads
   -Updated 1/26/2021 5:49:01 AM
Vancouver, WA
   -Updated 1/26/2021 12:23:58 AM
Stevens Pass -The BN years
   -Updated 1/26/2021 12:02:51 AM
Pan Am Railways: District 1
   -Updated 1/25/2021 11:52:47 PM
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