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: 4,591,599
Locomotives:  169,878
Rolling Stock:  1,069,449
Locations:  30,211
What's New?
New Photo Albums
SoCal Railfanning - Montebello and Commerce Aug 27 2016
   -Added 5/23/2018 11:09:31 PM
SoCal Railfanning - Aug 26, 2016 - Thenard and Lomita
   -Added 5/23/2018 10:52:37 PM
Industrial Engines of Chicagos South Side. May 23rd Edition
   -Added 5/23/2018 10:18:42 PM
Houston TX may 2018
   -Added 5/23/2018 10:16:08 PM
Great Northern #174419 (Class GTS - High Side Gondola) @ Flynn, TX
   -Added 5/23/2018 8:36:26 PM
Outta here.
   -Added 5/23/2018 8:22:09 PM
Soldier Summit
   -Added 5/23/2018 7:27:09 PM
CN Sorel, Quebec, Canada train station - then and now
   -Added 5/23/2018 6:49:58 PM
Cisco and Monticello IL trip
   -Added 5/23/2018 6:21:49 PM
Ferromex FXE Box Cars
   -Added 5/23/2018 2:46:07 PM
Northern Alberta Railways (NAR) Box Cars
   -Added 5/23/2018 2:14:15 PM
Lots of Cabooses, and a Genset
   -Added 5/23/2018 1:44:08 PM
NS 048 RBBX 4/28/2008
   -Added 5/23/2018 9:09:40 AM
New Railfanning Trackside Photos Of 2018
   -Added 5/23/2018 4:11:40 AM
Getting ready for tomorrow.
   -Added 5/22/2018 9:41:18 PM
Orlando Northwestern Railroad
   -Added 5/22/2018 7:53:51 PM
Texas Mexican (TM) Box Car
   -Added 5/22/2018 5:09:46 PM
Bangor and Aroostook Box Cars
   -Added 5/22/2018 4:40:18 PM
Atlantic & Western RR (ATW) Box Cars
   -Added 5/22/2018 4:12:42 PM
2018 A second day trip to Syracuse NY
   -Added 5/22/2018 1:15:36 PM
NKP 765's Visit to NEPA
   -Added 5/22/2018 12:14:56 PM
ABOX 52263
   -Added 5/22/2018 7:38:12 AM
8/21 and 8/22
   -Added 5/22/2018 4:02:01 AM
   -Added 5/22/2018 12:16:59 AM
   -Added 5/22/2018 12:00:42 AM
2018 i n the Winona, MN. area
   -Added 5/21/2018 10:46:44 PM
Railfanning The St. Louis Area
   -Added 5/21/2018 9:33:16 PM
A memory jog
   -Added 5/21/2018 9:01:23 PM
BNSF Red River Division / Houston Subdivision; U-JSPTEA5-20 (LORAM DC-3 Ditcher) @ MP185 - Newby, TX
   -Added 5/21/2018 8:35:17 PM
May 2018 Jasper
   -Added 5/21/2018 7:07:03 PM
March 2018
   -Added 5/21/2018 4:52:19 PM
   -Added 5/21/2018 4:47:28 PM
Union Pacific - 2017
   -Added 5/21/2018 11:40:15 AM
My Pictures
   -Added 5/21/2018 11:38:54 AM
Black Friday 2017 Railfanning - San Bernardino and Needles Sub
   -Added 5/21/2018 10:55:26 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Ex-C&NW Tracks Around Madison
   -Updated 5/23/2018 11:38:35 PM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 5/23/2018 11:27:01 PM
Nevada Railroad Photos
   -Updated 5/23/2018 11:12:31 PM
California Railroad Photos
   -Updated 5/23/2018 11:00:30 PM
Chicago Transit Authority
   -Updated 5/23/2018 10:40:54 PM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2018 Set
   -Updated 5/23/2018 10:37:29 PM
TADs Long Island RR EMDs
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:34:27 PM
Miscellaneous RR
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:33:21 PM
TADs LIRR passenger cars, cabooses, & misc. photos
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:33:07 PM
TADs NJ Transit and pre
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:28:09 PM
SP/UP Arizona
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:26:12 PM
Vermont Railway
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:20:16 PM
2018 A second day trip to Syracuse NY
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:15:49 PM
FEC motive power through the years
   -Updated 5/23/2018 8:13:21 PM
Freight Cars-Rolling Stock & Intermodial Equipment
   -Updated 5/23/2018 7:59:02 PM
Trackside around Southern California
   -Updated 5/23/2018 7:32:48 PM
CB&Q Passenger Rolling Stock
   -Updated 5/23/2018 7:22:08 PM
My Photos
   -Updated 5/23/2018 5:47:04 PM
JonRailVideos 2018 Railroad Image Album #5 May 2018
   -Updated 5/23/2018 5:33:03 PM
   -Updated 5/23/2018 5:10:25 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's Passenger Rail
   -Updated 5/23/2018 4:24:27 PM
August Calrailfans Meet at Modesto
   -Updated 5/23/2018 4:17:11 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's mainline stuff
   -Updated 5/23/2018 4:13:21 PM
L&N 1971-1972
   -Updated 5/23/2018 3:08:02 PM
Washington County Railroad
   -Updated 5/23/2018 2:17:09 PM
Charleston and the Tri-County area, South Carolina
   -Updated 5/23/2018 1:27:59 PM
Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
   -Updated 5/23/2018 12:31:15 PM
BNSF 2018
   -Updated 5/23/2018 11:51:50 AM
May 2018
   -Updated 5/23/2018 9:12:47 AM
Providence & Worcester power in CT
   -Updated 5/23/2018 7:12:07 AM
OMNX equipment in CT
   -Updated 5/23/2018 7:08:52 AM
8/21 and 8/22
   -Updated 5/23/2018 6:00:00 AM
The Chase Is On, Southern Tier edition
   -Updated 5/23/2018 5:45:16 AM
Hinckley Sub
   -Updated 5/23/2018 2:45:14 AM
PRR: Healey ~> PRR Excursion Trains ~ Circa 1950
   -Updated 5/23/2018 2:14:35 AM

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