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: 4,683,049
Locomotives:  172,282
Rolling Stock:  1,084,413
Locations:  30,524
What's New?
New Photo Albums
KCS Vicksburg sub
   -Added 12/18/2018 7:58:07 PM
NS SD60M #6763
   -Added 12/18/2018 6:36:08 PM
D&H Mohawk Yard 1988-1989
   -Added 12/18/2018 3:25:45 PM
UP 1943 and 4141
   -Added 12/18/2018 11:32:47 AM
ECRX Econo-Rail Cor
   -Added 12/18/2018 8:53:31 AM
ELTX BP Solvay Polyethylene North America
   -Added 12/18/2018 8:42:50 AM
ECUX Exxon Mobil Corporation
   -Added 12/18/2018 8:34:15 AM
NYC E7B #4107
   -Added 12/18/2018 5:40:44 AM
   -Added 12/18/2018 4:43:59 AM
OJ's-Roundabound Galesburg
   -Added 12/18/2018 2:58:29 AM
BNSF Everett WA action 2017-2018
   -Added 12/18/2018 12:04:38 AM
Union Pacific trains
   -Added 12/17/2018 9:37:07 PM
NYCMTA 2018 Holiday Train
   -Added 12/17/2018 9:27:59 PM
Against the grain
   -Added 12/17/2018 8:36:23 PM
December 2018 Freight Cars
   -Added 12/17/2018 7:44:18 PM
Three days of Wheeling
   -Added 12/17/2018 7:35:16 PM
EQUX Equistar Chemicals, LP
   -Added 12/17/2018 4:59:13 PM
Pan Am Office Car Special
   -Added 12/17/2018 11:04:05 AM
   -Added 12/17/2018 10:42:19 AM
EJE Elgin Joliet and Eastern
   -Added 12/17/2018 10:32:51 AM
EMDX General Motors
   -Added 12/17/2018 10:20:51 AM
ERR Edaville
   -Added 12/17/2018 10:08:16 AM
A numbers kind of day
   -Added 12/17/2018 3:09:57 AM
West Chicago
   -Added 12/16/2018 11:05:47 PM
Waiting for the call to action.
   -Added 12/16/2018 7:04:09 PM
Railfanning Vancouver, WA 12/14/2018
   -Added 12/16/2018 6:32:49 PM
Dangerous Love.
   -Added 12/16/2018 6:14:28 PM
National Park Scenic
   -Added 12/16/2018 4:53:31 PM
MN/WI/IA Oct-Nov 2018
   -Added 12/16/2018 4:38:41 PM
Conrail Browns Yard Santa Train 2018
   -Added 12/16/2018 4:26:17 PM
   -Added 12/16/2018 3:28:14 PM
2018 Fall trip to Syracuse NY.
   -Added 12/16/2018 3:01:22 PM
   -Added 12/16/2018 2:59:30 PM
   -Added 12/16/2018 11:59:54 AM
   -Added 12/16/2018 11:26:42 AM
Updated Photo Albums
2018 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 12/18/2018 8:10:04 PM
KCS Meridian sub
   -Updated 12/18/2018 8:09:08 PM
December 2018 Freight Cars
   -Updated 12/18/2018 7:57:07 PM
KCS Shreveport sub
   -Updated 12/18/2018 7:48:46 PM
Winter 2018/2019
   -Updated 12/18/2018 7:18:20 PM
BNSF roster
   -Updated 12/18/2018 7:00:45 PM
NP/BNSF Tri-Cities
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:56:02 PM
UTLX tank cars
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:52:31 PM
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:51:10 PM
BNSF family boxcars
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:49:27 PM
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:47:51 PM
Private Contractors
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:46:27 PM
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:44:59 PM
NW/SOU/NS frt cars
   -Updated 12/18/2018 6:43:33 PM
May 2018
   -Updated 12/18/2018 5:39:53 PM
BN & BNSF Lakeside Sub
   -Updated 12/18/2018 5:32:09 PM
NS East End District
   -Updated 12/18/2018 5:08:31 PM
WP - Locomotives
   -Updated 12/18/2018 5:02:12 PM
Various Midwestern Railroading
   -Updated 12/18/2018 4:56:51 PM
D&H Memories
   -Updated 12/18/2018 3:44:40 PM
Taylor Yard - D&H - Guilford - NYS&W
   -Updated 12/18/2018 3:42:09 PM
NYS&W - D&H : The Directed Service Years - 1988 - 1989
   -Updated 12/18/2018 3:39:04 PM
NS NW SOU Roster Shots...
   -Updated 12/18/2018 3:15:54 PM
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:54:44 PM
ICG equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:44:39 PM
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:42:05 PM
IC equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:34:23 PM
ATW equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:30:58 PM
TBOX box cars in CT vol 2
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:28:49 PM
Providence & Worcester power in CT vol 2
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:27:25 PM
CTCX equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:26:13 PM
CNA equipment in CT
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:24:38 PM
Las Vegas Area 2018
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:15:48 PM
BNSF 2007
   -Updated 12/18/2018 2:01:28 PM
Frankford Jct & Ann St Yard - Philadelphia, PA
   -Updated 12/18/2018 1:12:13 PM

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