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: 4,863,914
Locomotives:  176,966
Rolling Stock:  1,118,617
Locations:  30,968
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Assorted Seattle Sub Photos
   -Added 1/23/2020 12:24:20 PM
Albany OR Yards - 7/26/2019
   -Added 1/23/2020 12:05:01 PM
Trains January 2020
   -Added 1/23/2020 10:10:54 AM
Finally got something in the snow
   -Added 1/23/2020 9:08:15 AM
Pratt siding
   -Added 1/23/2020 12:02:47 AM
Amtrak Valley Flyer Service
   -Added 1/22/2020 10:42:54 PM
Few trains around Peoria, IL area 1-22-20
   -Added 1/22/2020 7:37:13 PM
Big rigs, boneheads and a local engine.
   -Added 1/22/2020 7:30:29 PM
Misc. 2020 stuff WY/NE/SD/MT etc.
   -Added 1/22/2020 3:17:08 PM
October 2019
   -Added 1/22/2020 2:29:59 PM
Wisconsin Central 3018 in Manitowoc WI
   -Added 1/22/2020 9:29:57 AM
Mud Bay crossing
   -Added 1/22/2020 2:18:43 AM
ATSF 1129 & Amtrak Southwest Chief
   -Added 1/21/2020 11:45:15 PM
ATSF 9005
   -Added 1/21/2020 11:29:08 PM
Union Pacific's Transcon 2020
   -Added 1/21/2020 7:03:03 PM
Mixed bag of 40s.
   -Added 1/21/2020 3:32:39 PM
West Virginia Secondary
   -Added 1/21/2020 2:09:07 PM
WB Manifest Frt at Erie NV
   -Added 1/21/2020 1:52:18 PM
Central of Georgia Passenger Cars
   -Added 1/21/2020 1:39:35 PM
Espeelark's Miscellaneous RR Photos
   -Added 1/21/2020 11:54:33 AM
UP 2001
   -Added 1/21/2020 11:32:26 AM
Espeelark's Penn Central Collection
   -Added 1/21/2020 10:07:20 AM
Railfanning in the golden hour
   -Added 1/21/2020 4:33:46 AM
UP 844 at Santa Rosa
   -Added 1/21/2020 12:44:02 AM
UP 844 in Tucumcari
   -Added 1/21/2020 12:00:51 AM
Atlanta Trip 2020
   -Added 1/20/2020 10:29:02 PM
Elmont at Dusk
   -Added 1/20/2020 10:15:08 PM
Winter 2020 - CSX Rochester Sub
   -Added 1/20/2020 9:53:34 PM
CSX Tampa Terminal, Palmetto Clearwater, Yeoman subs
   -Added 1/20/2020 8:32:27 PM
B&O Museum
   -Added 1/20/2020 8:10:14 PM
Summer Stone.
   -Added 1/20/2020 8:04:33 PM
   -Added 1/20/2020 8:02:49 PM
January 2020
   -Added 1/20/2020 7:52:13 PM
Steven's Train Pictures
   -Added 1/20/2020 6:48:17 PM
   -Added 1/20/2020 5:31:33 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 1/23/2020 1:35:09 PM
UCEX hoppers, Jefferson City, MO 7-29-2019
   -Updated 1/23/2020 1:13:38 PM
Peoria, IL Area 2
   -Updated 1/23/2020 1:09:59 PM
Rail Cars
   -Updated 1/23/2020 1:07:38 PM
Altoona 2013-2018
   -Updated 1/23/2020 12:54:53 PM
Hoppers and box cars
   -Updated 1/23/2020 11:03:44 AM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 1/23/2020 10:27:38 AM
2019 BNSF Strong City Subdivision
   -Updated 1/23/2020 9:33:04 AM
Miscellaneous Trains
   -Updated 1/23/2020 8:54:01 AM
2020 Train Photographs
   -Updated 1/23/2020 7:44:42 AM
2019 Photos
   -Updated 1/23/2020 6:14:23 AM
2019 BNSF Newton Yard
   -Updated 1/23/2020 4:59:28 AM
Railfanning in the golden hour
   -Updated 1/23/2020 4:53:57 AM
Memories 2020 (Older)
   -Updated 1/23/2020 4:03:05 AM
Portland to Biggs
   -Updated 1/23/2020 12:37:29 AM
Pendleton to La Grande
   -Updated 1/23/2020 12:34:57 AM
MAX Light Rail
   -Updated 1/23/2020 12:33:42 AM
MoW Equipment
   -Updated 1/23/2020 12:17:23 AM
Colebrook Siding,
   -Updated 1/22/2020 11:59:07 PM
TADs preserved, restorations, & museums
   -Updated 1/22/2020 11:30:35 PM
January 2020
   -Updated 1/22/2020 11:19:29 PM
TADs Pennsylvania Shortlines
   -Updated 1/22/2020 11:16:48 PM
Union Pacific in Southeast Wisconsin
   -Updated 1/22/2020 11:04:22 PM
2019 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 1/22/2020 11:01:13 PM
Illinois Trains (Outside of Greater Chicago)
   -Updated 1/22/2020 10:55:01 PM
Pan Am Railways - Shirley to Royalston
   -Updated 1/22/2020 10:53:17 PM
Janesville 2012-2017
   -Updated 1/22/2020 10:49:10 PM
   -Updated 1/22/2020 10:30:19 PM
Conrail Shared Assets 2020
   -Updated 1/22/2020 10:27:58 PM
Union Pacific Adams & Altoona Subdivisions
   -Updated 1/22/2020 10:14:29 PM
MOW equipment in tri-states over time
   -Updated 1/22/2020 9:36:45 PM
July 2019 rolling stock
   -Updated 1/22/2020 9:09:10 PM
2020 Photos
   -Updated 1/22/2020 9:07:33 PM
Pasco to Spokane
   -Updated 1/22/2020 8:54:13 PM
Oakridge to Heather
   -Updated 1/22/2020 8:45:51 PM

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