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: 5,090,154
Locomotives:  183,349
Rolling Stock:  1,179,933
Locations:  31,590
What's New?
New Photo Albums
   -Added 3/4/2021 5:08:02 AM
Ballast Hoppers
   -Added 3/3/2021 10:58:48 PM
March 3, 2021
   -Added 3/3/2021 8:00:38 PM
Box Cars
   -Added 3/3/2021 4:20:31 PM
Half Hour at K Tower
   -Added 3/2/2021 7:15:59 PM
Tuesday's Treats around La Crosse WI
   -Added 3/2/2021 3:27:39 PM
B&O Railroad Museum
   -Added 3/2/2021 10:25:19 AM
Feb 28 2021
   -Added 3/2/2021 10:23:07 AM
CSX Boston Line
   -Added 3/2/2021 9:58:05 AM
KCS in Kansas and Missouri
   -Added 3/2/2021 9:20:32 AM
Shelly Materials
   -Added 3/1/2021 9:15:24 PM
Late February - Early March
   -Added 3/1/2021 8:54:51 PM
Railfanning 2021 Part 1!!
   -Added 3/1/2021 8:46:26 PM
Rare Snow Event in Gainesville Texas
   -Added 3/1/2021 5:51:52 PM
   -Added 3/1/2021 3:27:05 PM
Feburary 27 2021
   -Added 3/1/2021 2:22:14 PM
A Few Minutes in Nashville, A Trainbow
   -Added 3/1/2021 12:38:33 AM
Sound Transit and BNSF in Edmonds
   -Added 2/28/2021 9:52:36 PM
Coast Starlight in SLO
   -Added 2/28/2021 9:36:20 PM
Niles Canyon Railway
   -Added 2/28/2021 9:28:13 PM
Coil Cars
   -Added 2/28/2021 9:24:56 PM
Covered Hoppers
   -Added 2/28/2021 9:18:51 PM
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February 28, 2021
   -Added 2/28/2021 4:41:49 PM
R&N Ride & Dine Train
   -Added 2/28/2021 3:16:00 PM
Mulberry, FL
   -Added 2/28/2021 2:51:55 PM
Power for Wheeling train 291.
   -Added 2/28/2021 1:36:09 PM
CSX this month.
   -Added 2/28/2021 12:19:13 PM
NS 8114 leads 24M.
   -Added 2/28/2021 8:18:31 AM
Series 48WE
   -Added 2/28/2021 6:25:57 AM
Kenefick Park
   -Added 2/28/2021 12:52:26 AM
Duluth in 2016
   -Added 2/27/2021 11:37:47 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Passenger Railroads
   -Updated 3/4/2021 4:45:35 AM
Union Pacific Railfanning
   -Updated 3/4/2021 3:11:43 AM
CSX Keystone Sub Connellsville Area 2011 Set
   -Updated 3/4/2021 2:31:44 AM
Bay Area Rapid Transit
   -Updated 3/4/2021 1:26:39 AM
BNSF Railfanning
   -Updated 3/4/2021 1:20:51 AM
   -Updated 3/4/2021 1:18:41 AM
Tank Car Roster Shots
   -Updated 3/4/2021 1:12:54 AM
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
   -Updated 3/4/2021 12:39:35 AM
Conrail My tribute to Big Blue
   -Updated 3/4/2021 12:06:07 AM
PRR-PC-CR: Altoona Diesel Action ~ 1946-1996
   -Updated 3/3/2021 11:29:30 PM
TADs CSX 2021
   -Updated 3/3/2021 10:53:16 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 3/3/2021 10:44:02 PM
Andrews Trains Around the US #2
   -Updated 3/3/2021 10:39:49 PM
TADs NJ Transit & pre
   -Updated 3/3/2021 10:37:46 PM
TAD's NJ Transit shop moves
   -Updated 3/3/2021 10:37:17 PM
Shiawassee County Michigan rail action
   -Updated 3/3/2021 10:00:46 PM
   -Updated 3/3/2021 9:48:36 PM
The Ultimate Chicago
   -Updated 3/3/2021 9:19:28 PM
New England Central Railroad in MA/CT
   -Updated 3/3/2021 9:06:34 PM
Pan Am Railways - Royalston to Greenfield
   -Updated 3/3/2021 9:02:35 PM
BNSF 2021
   -Updated 3/3/2021 8:54:19 PM
Engine Pics
   -Updated 3/3/2021 8:53:59 PM
Amtrak Downeaster Service
   -Updated 3/3/2021 8:53:30 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 3/3/2021 8:44:59 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 3/3/2021 8:41:18 PM
Depots Texas
   -Updated 3/3/2021 8:34:30 PM
CSX 2016
   -Updated 3/3/2021 7:00:04 PM
2021 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 3/3/2021 6:58:06 PM
2021 Some grain cars.
   -Updated 3/3/2021 6:49:15 PM
Espeelark's Miscellaneous RR Photos
   -Updated 3/3/2021 6:24:11 PM
PRR: Muleshoe Curve ~ Assorted Images
   -Updated 3/3/2021 6:10:32 PM
1970's-1990's slides
   -Updated 3/3/2021 5:59:27 PM
PRR: Pennsy Steam Locomotive Portraits 4
   -Updated 3/3/2021 5:33:14 PM
Rapid City Pierre & Eastern
   -Updated 3/3/2021 4:50:37 PM
BNSF's Butte Sub 2021
   -Updated 3/3/2021 4:40:04 PM

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