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: 4,381,723
Locomotives:  164,892
Rolling Stock:  1,024,052
Locations:  29,802
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Moore, Norman
   -Added 6/26/2017 10:07:26 AM
Norfolk Southern locomotives
   -Added 6/26/2017 9:04:53 AM
The Saturday Yard Crew.
   -Added 6/26/2017 6:48:33 AM
A way out west
   -Added 6/25/2017 10:19:15 PM
Amtrak on the Q
   -Added 6/25/2017 10:11:50 PM
Freight cars
   -Added 6/25/2017 10:04:34 PM
NYC ex CR Covered Hoppers
   -Added 6/25/2017 9:05:34 PM
   -Added 6/25/2017 8:23:40 PM
Two clicks of the shutter.
   -Added 6/25/2017 8:07:18 PM
Evansville & Western Railway
   -Added 6/25/2017 7:48:41 PM
Sunny morning stone.
   -Added 6/25/2017 7:45:43 PM
Ex The Rock Hoppers
   -Added 6/25/2017 6:19:44 PM
PARRISH & HEIMBECKER covered Hoppers
   -Added 6/25/2017 5:40:22 PM
Doublestacks at Red Oak, GA
   -Added 6/25/2017 5:36:00 PM
CSX 999 leads mixed freight at Red Oak, GA
   -Added 6/25/2017 5:30:04 PM
Autoracks and an HLCX assist at Red Oak, GA
   -Added 6/25/2017 7:26:52 AM
CN Joliet Subdivision
   -Added 6/25/2017 12:21:05 AM
A couple.
   -Added 6/24/2017 10:45:31 PM
Port Jersey - NYNJR
   -Added 6/24/2017 9:19:30 PM
Columbia River Gorge
   -Added 6/24/2017 6:25:55 PM
Pell City Derailment
   -Added 6/24/2017 5:48:15 PM
   -Added 6/24/2017 2:16:55 PM
June 2017
   -Added 6/24/2017 1:48:27 PM
New Mexico
   -Added 6/24/2017 1:19:24 PM
Philly Phanning 2017
   -Added 6/24/2017 9:09:36 AM
Just passing through.
   -Added 6/24/2017 6:26:00 AM
Trains 31
   -Added 6/24/2017 12:28:23 AM
In the shadows.
   -Added 6/23/2017 9:23:56 PM
Fountain Derailment 6/18/08
   -Added 6/23/2017 8:48:10 PM
Forgotten Pics - April 2010
   -Added 6/23/2017 8:22:44 PM
A sad day at Elizabethport, NJ
   -Added 6/23/2017 6:34:51 PM
   -Added 6/23/2017 4:35:46 PM
Palmer Lake
   -Added 6/23/2017 4:02:36 PM
Real Trains
   -Added 6/23/2017 10:56:27 AM
Union Pacific
   -Added 6/23/2017 1:26:32 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Houston 6/25/17
   -Updated 6/26/2017 11:44:25 AM
Union Pacific/BNSF
   -Updated 6/26/2017 10:14:12 AM
Dallas Garland and Northeastern
   -Updated 6/26/2017 10:07:21 AM
Shiawassee County Michigan rail action
   -Updated 6/26/2017 9:25:36 AM
Foreign visitors on the river line spring 2017
   -Updated 6/26/2017 9:01:34 AM
Southern boxcars
   -Updated 6/26/2017 9:00:12 AM
Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64) Locomotives
   -Updated 6/26/2017 6:11:54 AM
A high and wide gets stuck in Cortland
   -Updated 6/26/2017 4:23:03 AM
Hinckley Sub
   -Updated 6/26/2017 2:48:35 AM
Trains 31
   -Updated 6/26/2017 2:47:33 AM
Conrail - Blue (Including CSX and NS)
   -Updated 6/26/2017 2:42:33 AM
Tracy Sub
   -Updated 6/26/2017 2:37:35 AM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2017 Set
   -Updated 6/26/2017 1:35:39 AM
Covered Hopper Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 6/26/2017 1:05:28 AM
Train meets
   -Updated 6/26/2017 12:54:15 AM
Trenton Sub
   -Updated 6/26/2017 12:48:42 AM
Open Hopper Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 6/26/2017 12:48:00 AM
Autorack Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 6/26/2017 12:26:36 AM
1995 Scans - CMP
   -Updated 6/26/2017 12:23:30 AM
Boxcar and Reefer Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 6/25/2017 11:49:18 PM
Railfanning on the BNSF Chillicothe Subdivision
   -Updated 6/25/2017 11:42:53 PM
Northern Indaina
   -Updated 6/25/2017 11:25:42 PM
   -Updated 6/25/2017 11:07:02 PM
CN 6-axle (Part 5)
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:28:15 PM
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:17:40 PM
WFRX (Wells Fargo Rail Corp)
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:16:03 PM
VIA Rail coaches
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:14:56 PM
UTLX 9xx-series
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:11:23 PM
UTLX 6xx-series
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:10:06 PM
UTLX 2xx-series
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:09:00 PM
UTLX 1xx-series
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:06:16 PM
More Locomotives
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:03:22 PM
Union Tank UTCX
   -Updated 6/25/2017 10:00:55 PM
   -Updated 6/25/2017 9:58:26 PM
   -Updated 6/25/2017 9:57:12 PM

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