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: 4,180,501
Locomotives:  159,770
Rolling Stock:  982,317
Locations:  29,369
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Sunday Afternoon NS action
   -Added 8/28/2016 6:03:22 PM
Railfanning after work
   -Added 8/28/2016 5:29:05 PM
Cars with Character in Georgia
   -Added 8/28/2016 1:07:49 PM
"OLS" GP59 Slug Set on NS 39G
   -Added 8/28/2016 12:20:02 PM
My horsefly journey
   -Added 8/28/2016 10:17:09 AM
Hot Metal Bottle Train
   -Added 8/28/2016 10:13:04 AM
Morning Mix.
   -Added 8/28/2016 7:59:05 AM
CSX YN2 C40-8’s and a CSX and UP EMD/GE/EMD/GE quartet in Union City, GA
   -Added 8/28/2016 7:16:57 AM
Railfanning (2)
   -Added 8/28/2016 12:39:48 AM
Meadville, PA
   -Added 8/27/2016 10:04:44 PM
Last light of day.
   -Added 8/27/2016 9:47:10 PM
CSX at Race Street.
   -Added 8/27/2016 8:27:56 PM
So new.
   -Added 8/27/2016 7:54:12 PM
Union Pacific 'round Wisconsin
   -Added 8/27/2016 3:49:48 PM
Greenland Open Space
   -Added 8/26/2016 10:02:04 PM
Two coal trains on the BNSF Madill Sub with an Executive SD70MAC!
   -Added 8/26/2016 7:35:12 PM
sd70MAC's being reactivated
   -Added 8/26/2016 6:20:00 PM
The finishing touch.
   -Added 8/26/2016 4:46:56 PM
Union Pacific's Ft. Collins Branch
   -Added 8/26/2016 3:20:36 PM
Track Work And An Approaching Train
   -Added 8/26/2016 3:06:58 PM
Glenn's TILX Longitudinal Coal Hoppers
   -Added 8/26/2016 10:44:56 AM
RUSX equipment in CT
   -Added 8/26/2016 8:48:33 AM
CitiRail on 38G.
   -Added 8/25/2016 11:09:10 PM
503 at dusk.
   -Added 8/25/2016 10:03:04 PM
Beautiful day, beautiful power.
   -Added 8/25/2016 9:39:41 PM
Buffalo Southern
   -Added 8/25/2016 9:35:49 PM
   -Added 8/25/2016 8:40:29 PM
CSX Tilford Album 3
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:34:10 PM
Glenn's OUCX Coal Hoppers
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:28:00 PM
Around Woodstock Ontario
   -Added 8/25/2016 6:27:08 PM
Black Hills Central
   -Added 8/25/2016 5:26:21 PM
NS Inman
   -Added 8/25/2016 4:15:42 PM
South Texas May 2003
   -Added 8/25/2016 2:22:00 PM
   -Added 8/25/2016 2:00:44 PM
Wyoming - June/July 2016
   -Added 8/25/2016 8:49:21 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Andy's Freightcar Photos
   -Updated 8/28/2016 6:16:52 PM
Stacks & Frieght Cars
   -Updated 8/28/2016 6:14:31 PM
Co-op and other Hoppers 3
   -Updated 8/28/2016 6:09:31 PM
Ayer MA Action
   -Updated 8/28/2016 6:08:55 PM
Effingham Illinois 2015-2017
   -Updated 8/28/2016 6:05:19 PM
Mattoon Trains
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:57:32 PM
Rbox and other Boxcars
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:50:02 PM
Trains 6
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:46:36 PM
2016 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:40:58 PM
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:37:36 PM
Northeast Ohio - 1996
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:31:45 PM
CSX Heritage Cars #4
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:27:06 PM
What you can see in Lima Ohiio
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:15:05 PM
CSX new & old, old & new
   -Updated 8/28/2016 5:09:38 PM
August 2016
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:35:25 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's mainline stuff
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:21:21 PM
Short Lines, Switching and Tourist Railroads
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:20:49 PM
Coal Gons
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:17:09 PM
Down at the depot
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:12:47 PM
Along the R.O.W.'s of North Dakota
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:12:33 PM
Amtrak Trains 2016
   -Updated 8/28/2016 4:01:19 PM
CSX Yard Shots
   -Updated 8/28/2016 3:58:13 PM
Pavonia Yard - Camden, NJ
   -Updated 8/28/2016 3:58:06 PM
NS Georgia Division Album #2
   -Updated 8/28/2016 3:47:44 PM
Caboose gallery
   -Updated 8/28/2016 3:28:46 PM
2016 Austell
   -Updated 8/28/2016 3:13:11 PM
CSX Tilford Album 3
   -Updated 8/28/2016 2:45:01 PM
UP and Amtrak Trains in West Texas
   -Updated 8/28/2016 1:42:56 PM
UP Navasota Subdivision
   -Updated 8/28/2016 1:35:33 PM
Ex-C&NW Tracks Around Madison
   -Updated 8/28/2016 1:07:40 PM
Minnesota/Wisconsin part 3 - 1980-1998
   -Updated 8/28/2016 12:45:02 PM
Minnesota/Wisconsin/Canada and other misc locations 1980-1992
   -Updated 8/28/2016 12:07:15 PM
Canadian Pacific
   -Updated 8/28/2016 11:52:49 AM
Canadian National
   -Updated 8/28/2016 11:51:41 AM
   -Updated 8/28/2016 11:40:28 AM

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