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: 5,007,287
Locomotives:  181,193
Rolling Stock:  1,155,867
Locations:  31,331
What's New?
New Photo Albums
EMD SD70's
   -Added 9/30/2020 11:08:42 PM
Chicago Amtrak
   -Added 9/30/2020 10:14:07 PM
   -Added 9/30/2020 9:50:17 PM
Few trains on NS Lafayette District 9-29-20
   -Added 9/30/2020 11:50:43 AM
Bernadotte Line 2020
   -Added 9/30/2020 12:53:58 AM
Pan Am Railways Office Car Special
   -Added 9/29/2020 9:15:01 PM
An early fall Sunday on the NYS&W
   -Added 9/29/2020 8:46:56 PM
Bellevue Fostoria Marion Deshler 2020 rail trip
   -Added 9/29/2020 6:35:03 PM
Signals- Restricting and Medium Approach, CSX Train Q 412
   -Added 9/29/2020 4:10:42 PM
From the slide box 2000-2001
   -Added 9/29/2020 1:37:16 PM
WC flat cars in CT
   -Added 9/29/2020 11:02:29 AM
   -Added 9/29/2020 5:02:08 AM
Wheeling & Lake Erie
   -Added 9/28/2020 10:55:42 PM
BCR Port Sub, 80th Street overpass
   -Added 9/28/2020 10:48:22 PM
Southwest Missouri 11
   -Added 9/28/2020 10:23:44 PM
Railfanning with Will Newberry 9/19/20
   -Added 9/28/2020 9:25:45 PM
HMCR northbound 2018
   -Added 9/28/2020 8:02:01 PM
Stony Point, NY - CSX River Sub.
   -Added 9/28/2020 7:06:58 PM
Highland Falls, NY - CSX River Sub
   -Added 9/28/2020 5:55:40 PM
Bridgeview September Trip
   -Added 9/28/2020 5:10:55 PM
   -Added 9/28/2020 2:34:44 PM
   -Added 9/28/2020 2:32:13 PM
CNJ 4-6-0 Camelbacks
   -Added 9/28/2020 9:13:20 AM
Decatur, IL - September 2020
   -Added 9/28/2020 3:27:13 AM
West Yellowstone, MT
   -Added 9/27/2020 7:34:51 PM
PRR: Rose ~> PRR Diesel-Electric Medley
   -Added 9/27/2020 6:47:37 PM
CR - Morrisville Yard
   -Added 9/27/2020 2:40:17 PM
Altoona Trip 9/26 - 9/27
   -Added 9/27/2020 11:33:25 AM
   -Added 9/27/2020 5:21:53 AM
The day that 5095 left town
   -Added 9/27/2020 2:46:24 AM
Shortline action: July 2020,
   -Added 9/26/2020 11:14:33 PM
Laurel, MT
   -Added 9/26/2020 9:09:06 PM
Forsyth, MT
   -Added 9/26/2020 9:07:20 PM
PRR's electrified mainline in New Jersey
   -Added 9/26/2020 8:19:42 PM
Nosing around for trains.
   -Added 9/26/2020 7:47:00 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Progress Rail, Tacoma, WA
   -Updated 10/1/2020 12:40:29 AM
Passenger Railroads
   -Updated 10/1/2020 12:26:14 AM
Highlights of 2020
   -Updated 10/1/2020 12:18:00 AM
   -Updated 10/1/2020 12:08:28 AM
CSX 2016
   -Updated 9/30/2020 11:45:28 PM
Susquehanna The Road of Yellowjackets??
   -Updated 9/30/2020 11:36:24 PM
TADs CSX 2020
   -Updated 9/30/2020 11:14:27 PM
TADs New Hope & Ivyland
   -Updated 9/30/2020 11:12:31 PM
Crystal Springs MS
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:55:38 PM
Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64) Locomotives
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:51:24 PM
May 2020
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:41:21 PM
EMD GP locomotives
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:28:59 PM
Covered Hoppers
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:16:11 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:12:56 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 9/30/2020 10:05:00 PM
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:54:52 PM
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:48:37 PM
BNSF Staples Subdivision III
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:17:55 PM
GOT - 4500 class
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:15:18 PM
GOT - 4000-class
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:14:26 PM
GOT 2610-series
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:10:39 PM
2555-series 5A cars
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:08:56 PM
GOT 2542-series 5A cars
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:07:59 PM
GOT 2400-series
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:06:58 PM
LV and the B&O at P&L Junction
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:05:47 PM
GOT 2300-series
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:05:22 PM
GOT 2100-series
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:03:56 PM
GOT MP40 Ph3 637-646
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:01:36 PM
Freight Cars in the Mid-Atlantic states 2017
   -Updated 9/30/2020 9:00:17 PM
GOT MP40 Ph2 627-636
   -Updated 9/30/2020 8:59:55 PM
GOT F59 535-564
   -Updated 9/30/2020 8:58:45 PM
GOT 300 Cab Cars
   -Updated 9/30/2020 8:57:31 PM
Lincoln Park, Brooks Ave. & Goodman St. mixed
   -Updated 9/30/2020 8:55:59 PM
GOT 246 Cab Cars
   -Updated 9/30/2020 8:55:44 PM
GOT 215 Cab cars
   -Updated 9/30/2020 8:54:50 PM

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