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: 5,084,894
Locomotives:  183,287
Rolling Stock:  1,178,811
Locations:  31,585
What's New?
New Photo Albums
KCS in Asbury MO
   -Added 2/24/2021 2:09:32 PM
July 7 2019
   -Added 2/24/2021 1:24:35 PM
March 18 2019
   -Added 2/24/2021 12:52:10 PM
May 31 2020
   -Added 2/24/2021 12:45:29 PM
Memorial Day 2019 Stuff
   -Added 2/24/2021 12:37:03 PM
February 24, 2021
   -Added 2/24/2021 12:02:52 PM
National Train day 2020 Trains
   -Added 2/24/2021 10:51:29 AM
April 2 2020
   -Added 2/24/2021 10:33:40 AM
Chasing KCS 4006
   -Added 2/24/2021 8:29:07 AM
Wisconsin Central SD45's
   -Added 2/24/2021 5:15:43 AM
CSX 742 Leads Train Q -032
   -Added 2/23/2021 8:25:12 PM
Reading in Philadelphia
   -Added 2/23/2021 5:33:11 PM
A day at PRR's Trenton Station 8/27/1960
   -Added 2/23/2021 4:47:59 PM
Pennsy's Altoona
   -Added 2/23/2021 3:36:39 PM
SKOL power
   -Added 2/23/2021 8:44:59 AM
RBMN Locomotives
   -Added 2/22/2021 10:59:01 PM
DL Locomotives
   -Added 2/22/2021 10:38:01 PM
CSX G102
   -Added 2/22/2021 10:08:28 PM
2021 CSX Allendale and Hampton Counties, South Carolina
   -Added 2/22/2021 7:59:41 PM
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Lima and Ottawa Ohio
   -Added 2/22/2021 5:22:31 PM
Troy Ohio
   -Added 2/22/2021 5:17:08 PM
3 Pride in Service Units
   -Added 2/22/2021 1:11:32 PM
Railfanning in Kansas City, Missouri - May 2003
   -Added 2/21/2021 10:39:36 PM
   -Added 2/21/2021 10:17:58 PM
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Feburary 19 2021
   -Added 2/21/2021 7:49:21 PM
Another day in Vinita Ok
   -Added 2/21/2021 6:56:58 PM
MNA switching
   -Added 2/21/2021 6:29:17 PM
Vinita OK
   -Added 2/21/2021 5:21:29 PM
SEPTA Train at West Trenton Station
   -Added 2/21/2021 4:49:32 PM
Emporia KS
   -Added 2/21/2021 4:35:42 PM
CSX Pride in Service Commemorative Units
   -Added 2/21/2021 4:17:00 PM
   -Added 2/21/2021 3:57:55 PM
Twin Cities and Around La Crosse WI 7-13-2002
   -Added 2/21/2021 3:14:10 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Misc stuff
   -Updated 2/24/2021 5:26:33 PM
ATSF - EMD Frt Locos (SD24 - SD26)
   -Updated 2/24/2021 5:24:52 PM
Rolling stock
   -Updated 2/24/2021 5:03:46 PM
PRR: Pennsy Steam Locomotive Portraits 4
   -Updated 2/24/2021 4:56:32 PM
February 2021 locomotives
   -Updated 2/24/2021 4:44:12 PM
   -Updated 2/24/2021 4:43:20 PM
   -Updated 2/24/2021 4:28:28 PM
AEX covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 2/24/2021 3:14:51 PM
BNSF Staples Subdivision III
   -Updated 2/24/2021 3:00:08 PM
SKOL power
   -Updated 2/24/2021 2:55:47 PM
ASOX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 2/24/2021 2:50:20 PM
GNWR covered hoppers in CT vol 3
   -Updated 2/24/2021 2:46:34 PM
FPCX equipment in CT
   -Updated 2/24/2021 2:40:10 PM
dan tardanico
   -Updated 2/24/2021 1:36:10 PM
2021 CSX Allendale and Hampton Counties, South Carolina
   -Updated 2/24/2021 12:57:31 PM
Out Of The comfort Zone
   -Updated 2/24/2021 12:06:00 PM
NS Cement Secondary 2021
   -Updated 2/24/2021 11:33:01 AM
Along the BNSF Birmingham / Thayer South Sub.
   -Updated 2/24/2021 10:56:54 AM
NS Harrisburg Line/Reading Line
   -Updated 2/24/2021 7:32:42 AM
Trains in Virginia (Winter 2020-21)
   -Updated 2/24/2021 7:32:07 AM
Norfolk Southern from 2020-9
   -Updated 2/24/2021 12:01:32 AM
CSX Keystone Sub Connellsville Area 2011 Set
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:46:02 PM
Burlington Northern
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:34:37 PM
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:26:09 PM
Twin Cities Railfanning
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:16:16 PM
The Ultimate Chicago
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:12:16 PM
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:11:21 PM
Kansas City Trip 2020
   -Updated 2/23/2021 11:01:26 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 2/23/2021 10:33:33 PM
CSX trains
   -Updated 2/23/2021 10:32:21 PM
2021 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 2/23/2021 9:33:36 PM
Canadian Rails
   -Updated 2/23/2021 9:28:40 PM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 2/23/2021 8:58:05 PM
   -Updated 2/23/2021 8:52:13 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 2/23/2021 8:02:20 PM

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