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: 4,297,557
Locomotives:  162,880
Rolling Stock:  1,006,914
Locations:  29,649
What's New?
New Photo Albums
CVSR Brecksville.
   -Added 2/26/2017 7:55:33 PM
Kalama, Washington
   -Added 2/26/2017 6:44:21 PM
Kodachrome after supper.
   -Added 2/26/2017 5:19:08 PM
NS in Georgia/2017
   -Added 2/26/2017 5:01:37 PM
Out and About Railfanning 2017
   -Added 2/26/2017 5:00:51 PM
CSX in Georgia/2017
   -Added 2/26/2017 4:57:26 PM
CN in Georgia/2017
   -Added 2/26/2017 4:53:18 PM
Trains of Vaughan 2017
   -Added 2/26/2017 3:54:43 PM
South Texas Feb 2017
   -Added 2/26/2017 2:08:52 PM
Belton, Grandview & Kansas City RR Museum Locos
   -Added 2/26/2017 1:23:35 PM
   -Added 2/26/2017 12:08:43 PM
SD40-2 trio hauling covered hoppers in Union City, GA
   -Added 2/26/2017 7:14:46 AM
   -Added 2/26/2017 5:32:00 AM
Eckley Pier - Eckley, CA
   -Added 2/26/2017 4:07:02 AM
Dobbs Ferry at night
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:52:24 PM
Texas and West in 2017
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:49:57 PM
Lincoln, NE, February 2017
   -Added 2/25/2017 9:46:50 PM
Where memories live.
   -Added 2/25/2017 8:39:12 PM
Kodachrome in the morning.
   -Added 2/25/2017 8:02:24 PM
Atlanta railfanning featuring NS ECO Units, GoRail and 4004
   -Added 2/25/2017 7:25:45 PM
Treat for a B&O Fan
   -Added 2/25/2017 7:13:49 PM
Canadian National Shelby Sub
   -Added 2/25/2017 6:57:39 PM
BN Switchers - EMD
   -Added 2/25/2017 2:35:06 PM
   -Added 2/25/2017 1:10:41 PM
CSX gets by with a little help from a CN friend
   -Added 2/25/2017 12:59:44 PM
   -Added 2/25/2017 12:55:20 PM
Eastbound elephants stack up nicely.
   -Added 2/25/2017 12:35:29 PM
Claremore City Hall 02/23/2017.
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:59:07 AM
Some "NEW" power for Delaware-Lackawanna
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:51:34 AM
One foggy morning turns sunny.
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:41:49 AM
CSX River Subdivision
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:27:32 AM
02/21/2017 Part 2 (Tim Holliday)
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:19:07 AM
My 2016 Railfanning shots
   -Added 2/25/2017 11:10:28 AM
Delaware Lackawanna Scranton Derailment
   -Added 2/25/2017 10:53:12 AM
Union Pacific's Cache Valley Local 2016
   -Added 2/25/2017 9:20:19 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Upstate South Carolina
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:53:00 PM
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...Jan-June 2017
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:50:13 PM
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:45:16 PM
RARE: CSX SD20-2 YN1 & B30-7 YN2 side by side.
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:35:44 PM
My Rolling Stock
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:29:04 PM
Clear Lake, MN
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:28:11 PM
Trackside findings
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:27:47 PM
Kimball, MN
   -Updated 2/26/2017 8:27:37 PM
2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 2/26/2017 7:27:20 PM
JAX 2-2010
   -Updated 2/26/2017 7:24:18 PM
Ohio Central
   -Updated 2/26/2017 7:19:02 PM
Beesley's Point Secondary: Locals and stone trains.
   -Updated 2/26/2017 6:42:01 PM
BNSF Roster
   -Updated 2/26/2017 6:32:32 PM
Pastor's Train Pics 2015
   -Updated 2/26/2017 6:18:39 PM
East Alabama/West Central Georgia Rail Pics
   -Updated 2/26/2017 6:07:19 PM
Texas and West in 2017
   -Updated 2/26/2017 6:03:07 PM
SP/UP/AMTK in Salem, OR
   -Updated 2/26/2017 6:02:57 PM
Mothballed Amtrak Turboliners, HHP8's & F40's - Bear, DE & AEM-7's - Wilmington, DE
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:58:09 PM
December 2016: Corydon, IN
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:41:46 PM
Norfolk Southern
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:37:15 PM
Pan Am Railways
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:31:58 PM
1996 Scans - CMP
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:28:54 PM
Minneapolis, MN
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:04:06 PM
Howard Lake, MN
   -Updated 2/26/2017 5:01:11 PM
Roseville, MN
   -Updated 2/26/2017 4:58:58 PM
CSX in new paint
   -Updated 2/26/2017 3:54:28 PM
NS Atl South
   -Updated 2/26/2017 3:28:16 PM
Trenton Sub
   -Updated 2/26/2017 3:23:26 PM
Whose Railroad Is This?
   -Updated 2/26/2017 3:21:42 PM
   -Updated 2/26/2017 3:08:34 PM
Railroad Heritage Units
   -Updated 2/26/2017 2:45:23 PM
Canadian Visitors in GA pt. 1
   -Updated 2/26/2017 2:44:15 PM
My 2016 Railfanning shots
   -Updated 2/26/2017 2:42:17 PM
Winter Park, FL
   -Updated 2/26/2017 2:37:27 PM
Special trips in New York State
   -Updated 2/26/2017 2:17:50 PM

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