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: 4,238,250
Locomotives:  161,551
Rolling Stock:  991,590
Locations:  29,534
What's New?
New Photo Albums
   -Added 12/3/2016 10:32:14 PM
Six at Chatham
   -Added 12/3/2016 9:35:51 PM
Columbia, SC
   -Added 12/3/2016 9:08:46 PM
Double Dose
   -Added 12/3/2016 7:42:05 PM
   -Added 12/3/2016 7:39:31 PM
   -Added 12/3/2016 7:17:33 PM
Steamtown Santa Train with 0-6-0 #26
   -Added 12/3/2016 6:59:02 PM
Greece, Athens
   -Added 12/3/2016 5:42:22 PM
KCS Locomotives
   -Added 12/3/2016 5:24:07 PM
CP Chicago Sub
   -Added 12/3/2016 5:08:48 PM
Chicago/ NWI
   -Added 12/3/2016 3:56:17 PM
F7A in Lehigh Valley livery on C759.
   -Added 12/3/2016 3:45:02 PM
Curiosity pays dividends.
   -Added 12/3/2016 12:07:20 PM
8400hp roll auto racks past mile 841 in Fairburn, GA
   -Added 12/3/2016 10:43:36 AM
NS Locomotives
   -Added 12/3/2016 10:30:12 AM
Narrow Gauge of Pleszew
   -Added 12/3/2016 4:08:17 AM
   -Added 12/2/2016 9:56:35 PM
More from the Mon. Valley.
   -Added 12/2/2016 9:07:26 PM
Oct. 2016 in the Upper Midwest
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:33:30 PM
Glenn's BNSF ES44DC's
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:31:55 PM
Glenn's BNSF AC4400CW's
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:31:17 PM
Glenn's BNSF C44-9W's
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:25:58 PM
Glenn's BNSF ES44AC's
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:25:03 PM
Glenn's BNSF ES44C4's
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:24:19 PM
The other side of Tiger Siblings.
   -Added 12/2/2016 5:59:41 PM
December 2016
   -Added 12/2/2016 10:33:06 AM
WWUX equipment in CT
   -Added 12/2/2016 8:24:44 AM
December 2016
   -Added 12/2/2016 1:07:15 AM
Early evening extra and slab train.
   -Added 12/1/2016 11:25:40 PM
Tiger Siblings.
   -Added 12/1/2016 10:26:26 PM
December 2016
   -Added 12/1/2016 9:30:46 PM
   -Added 12/1/2016 9:15:30 PM
Glenn's BNSF Executive MAC's
   -Added 12/1/2016 8:51:22 PM
Glenn's BNSF SD70MAC's
   -Added 12/1/2016 8:49:17 PM
The Belfast & Mooshead Lake RR
   -Added 12/1/2016 8:42:21 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Back Down South Again Atlanta ,Ga & Austell, Ga Pt 2
   -Updated 12/3/2016 10:47:25 PM
June 2015
   -Updated 12/3/2016 10:38:47 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 12/3/2016 10:14:29 PM
BNSF 2016
   -Updated 12/3/2016 9:50:36 PM
2016 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 12/3/2016 9:24:41 PM
2016 - Walkersville Southern
   -Updated 12/3/2016 9:08:14 PM
Minnesota/Wisconsin part 3 - 1980-1998
   -Updated 12/3/2016 7:52:32 PM
UP Oregon
   -Updated 12/3/2016 7:45:34 PM
UP Tacoma south
   -Updated 12/3/2016 7:39:06 PM
UP freight cars
   -Updated 12/3/2016 7:35:24 PM
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:54:23 PM
BN/BNSF roster
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:52:04 PM
BN/BNSF Right of Way
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:49:56 PM
Random boxcars
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:46:35 PM
Random tank cars
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:43:16 PM
UTLX tank cars
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:40:12 PM
PRR/PC/CR rolling stock
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:37:42 PM
Random freight car
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:33:42 PM
BN/BNSF Seattle south
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:27:34 PM
Herzog HZGX
   -Updated 12/3/2016 6:01:32 PM
TP&W Sept 2016 - Dec 2016
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:58:30 PM
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:58:17 PM
VRE - Virginia Ralway Express
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:56:15 PM
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...July-Dec. 2016
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:54:42 PM
Amtrak switchers
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:52:28 PM
Amtrak P40's
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:49:40 PM
White Pass & Yukon Route
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:39:18 PM
BNSF Abilene Yard
   -Updated 12/3/2016 5:24:17 PM
   -Updated 12/3/2016 4:22:18 PM
Steve's Freightcars 2003 and later
   -Updated 12/3/2016 4:20:34 PM
NS Mount Vernon IL 2012-2016
   -Updated 12/3/2016 3:50:11 PM
UP Mount Vernon Il 2012-2016
   -Updated 12/3/2016 3:49:44 PM
Illinois Central Lines 2005-2016
   -Updated 12/3/2016 3:41:39 PM
Amtrak The never made Profit railroad
   -Updated 12/3/2016 3:36:39 PM
   -Updated 12/3/2016 3:34:33 PM

Site Design ©2001-2016 Tim Huemmer
Photos © respective authors
  Contact: info@rrpicturearchives.net