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: 5,152,090
Locomotives:  184,557
Rolling Stock:  1,195,792
Locations:  31,718
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Sunday around La Crosse WI
   -Added 6/22/2021 7:20:58 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via Bob Lorenz
   -Added 6/22/2021 6:19:03 AM
Southwest VA Railfanning 6/18/2021 & 6/19/2021
   -Added 6/21/2021 11:39:45 PM
Help Please
   -Added 6/21/2021 11:35:19 PM
   -Added 6/21/2021 11:14:29 PM
June--December 2021
   -Added 6/21/2021 11:04:00 PM
NS Columbia Secondary
   -Added 6/21/2021 10:58:58 PM
Six pack in Joplin
   -Added 6/21/2021 10:14:11 PM
Alexxander Railroad
   -Added 6/21/2021 9:04:04 PM
Downtown San Diego, 6/6/2021
   -Added 6/21/2021 7:45:53 PM
RBMN #425 Father's Day Trips
   -Added 6/21/2021 7:33:13 PM
CNJ 113 Benefit Trip
   -Added 6/21/2021 6:38:40 PM
WB Priority Frt at Erie NV
   -Added 6/21/2021 6:20:42 PM
   -Added 6/21/2021 6:12:32 PM
   -Added 6/21/2021 5:43:58 PM
   -Added 6/21/2021 3:17:25 PM
NS Lehigh Line
   -Added 6/21/2021 2:30:35 PM
June 14 2021
   -Added 6/21/2021 2:13:08 PM
NS Enola/Port Road Branch
   -Added 6/21/2021 12:42:08 PM
Pan Am Railways in Maine, 2021
   -Added 6/21/2021 10:13:22 AM
   -Added 6/21/2021 10:02:05 AM
Misc Vehicular Flats - Schererville, IN
   -Added 6/21/2021 9:55:50 AM
After Memorial Day weekend at Morrisville
   -Added 6/21/2021 9:24:12 AM
Working Abrams yard
   -Added 6/21/2021 8:43:01 AM
ETTX Cars - Schererville, IN
   -Added 6/21/2021 8:19:42 AM
CTTX Cars - Schererville, IN
   -Added 6/21/2021 6:33:28 AM
CN Locos - Schererville, IN
   -Added 6/21/2021 6:09:38 AM
ONR Trains on Bridges
   -Added 6/20/2021 10:04:20 PM
NS Lehigh Secondary
   -Added 6/20/2021 10:02:53 PM
ONR Locomotives
   -Added 6/20/2021 9:22:05 PM
ONR Rolling Stock
   -Added 6/20/2021 8:46:39 PM
Maine Railroads 2020
   -Added 6/20/2021 7:58:07 PM
Ohio 2021
   -Added 6/20/2021 7:53:12 PM
Oregon Trip 2021
   -Added 6/20/2021 7:08:50 PM
Marshalltowm, IA
   -Added 6/20/2021 5:25:49 PM
Updated Photo Albums
ATSF - EMD Frt Locos (SD45)
   -Updated 6/22/2021 8:58:35 AM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 6/22/2021 8:27:27 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. T.M. Flattley, Jr.
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:16:32 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. Robert R. Malinowski
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:13:55 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via Mr. Brad Mann
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:13:35 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. Bill Price
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:13:13 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. John M. Prophet III
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:12:36 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. Frank Quin
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:12:21 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via Mr. Rick Showalter
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:12:06 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. David R. Sweetland
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:11:51 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. William Volkmer
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:10:56 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. Richard R. Wallin
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:10:42 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. Don Wood
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:10:25 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix by Mr. Martin Zak
   -Updated 6/22/2021 6:09:47 AM
NS Lehigh Line Warren County
   -Updated 6/22/2021 5:44:13 AM
Bay Area Rapid Transit
   -Updated 6/22/2021 3:32:23 AM
Volunteering at the Western Railway Musuem
   -Updated 6/22/2021 3:24:30 AM
BN/BNSF Seattle south
   -Updated 6/22/2021 12:35:27 AM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 11:36:14 PM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 11:28:33 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 6/21/2021 11:27:27 PM
CSX Action in Hamlet, North Carolina - August 2003
   -Updated 6/21/2021 10:47:28 PM
TADs Long Island RR Alco C420s
   -Updated 6/21/2021 10:18:40 PM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 10:18:28 PM
TADs LIRR passenger cars, freight cars & misc. photos
   -Updated 6/21/2021 10:16:10 PM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:57:44 PM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:52:05 PM
Hawaii Pics
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:43:03 PM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:17:48 PM
Ohio Rail Experience - DT&I North to “The Old Road”
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:16:02 PM
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:06:57 PM
Raritan Central Railway
   -Updated 6/21/2021 9:05:15 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's Tourist Lines and Museums
   -Updated 6/21/2021 7:35:45 PM
Adrian & Blissfield 2021
   -Updated 6/21/2021 7:32:43 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 6/21/2021 6:56:47 PM

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