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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!

 
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Select one of the links from the menu on the left to begin browsing the collection.
 
Site Stats
Photos: 5,439,643
Locomotives:  191,136
Rolling Stock:  1,271,853
Locations:  32,218
What's New?
New Photo Albums
PRR: "The Pennsylvania Railroad In Altoona," 1949
   -Added 12/4/2022 9:52:28 PM
Union Pacific Steam
   -Added 12/4/2022 8:55:31 PM
Software transfer run.
   -Added 12/4/2022 5:24:53 PM
11-30 & 12-1 Wheeling.
   -Added 12/4/2022 4:48:35 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ Mexico
   -Added 12/4/2022 4:15:15 PM
CSX Friday.
   -Added 12/4/2022 4:06:17 PM
NS AC44C6M
   -Added 12/4/2022 3:59:33 PM
TX/IL/IN/MI/OH/PA Aug 2022
   -Added 12/4/2022 3:22:16 PM
PRR: "Logan House Has Unique History" ~ 1949
   -Added 12/4/2022 9:14:45 AM
RDG 4-6-2 #217 Action Shot
   -Added 12/4/2022 6:03:23 AM
Kennewick, WA
   -Added 12/3/2022 11:32:25 PM
Prosser, WA
   -Added 12/3/2022 11:19:20 PM
Mexican Rolling Stock
   -Added 12/3/2022 10:47:02 PM
NYOW Cadosia High Trestle Bridge - circa 1915
   -Added 12/3/2022 10:04:35 PM
1985 Amtrak Wreck Snapshots
   -Added 12/3/2022 9:58:38 PM
Monon F3A #84B
   -Added 12/3/2022 9:47:59 PM
LIRR M-1 Commuter Car Press Release - 1968
   -Added 12/3/2022 9:24:52 PM
B&O 4-6-2 #5303
   -Added 12/3/2022 9:12:15 PM
A late November CL 1 pursuit
   -Added 12/3/2022 7:41:39 PM
Last train on the Lucaston Branch.
   -Added 12/3/2022 6:56:00 PM
CNW 4-8-4 #3012
   -Added 12/3/2022 6:51:20 PM
Assorted Cabooses - Part 2
   -Added 12/3/2022 5:31:57 PM
Góndola SOXX
   -Added 12/3/2022 4:59:25 PM
Góndola NRLX
   -Added 12/3/2022 4:58:48 PM
Góndola MULX
   -Added 12/3/2022 4:57:04 PM
2022-09-25, Freight car photos, Chamois MO
   -Added 12/3/2022 3:27:06 PM
CSX M 406 East on Track 1, NS Lehigh Line
   -Added 12/3/2022 3:23:17 PM
MULX
   -Added 12/3/2022 1:45:15 PM
December 2022
   -Added 12/3/2022 10:05:52 AM
MKT Wooden Caboose #363
   -Added 12/3/2022 6:22:35 AM
LV 2-8-2 Action Shots - circa 1939
   -Added 12/3/2022 5:37:17 AM
Lehigh Valley Camelbacks - circa 1938
   -Added 12/3/2022 4:38:19 AM
NYC: Lionel Letters, 1956 & 1958
   -Added 12/3/2022 12:31:41 AM
PRR: Time Tables: Middle Division, FEB 1946
   -Added 12/2/2022 11:26:24 PM
Carro Tanque CRPX
   -Added 12/2/2022 8:48:52 PM
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Updated Photo Albums
Romance Cars of the Odakyu Electric Railway
   -Updated 12/5/2022 12:18:00 AM
Railfanning The Seattle Sub
   -Updated 12/5/2022 12:01:49 AM
Sotetsu Railway
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:57:37 PM
CP Laggan Sub Division
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:42:17 PM
CN Edson Sub Division
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:38:43 PM
Toei Subway Lines
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:24:44 PM
Rumoi Railway
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:12:06 PM
Centralia, IL
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:02:41 PM
Iowa Train Photos
   -Updated 12/4/2022 9:35:13 PM
TAD's PB&NE/Lehigh Valley Rail Management
   -Updated 12/4/2022 9:22:26 PM
New Territory
   -Updated 12/4/2022 9:09:01 PM
CSX Action in Baltimore, Maryland - June 2011
   -Updated 12/4/2022 9:08:23 PM
2022 UPRR Salina Subdivision
   -Updated 12/4/2022 8:55:51 PM
Old Slides/Photos ~ 1930s
   -Updated 12/4/2022 8:41:28 PM
Old Slides/Photos ~ 1940s
   -Updated 12/4/2022 8:39:10 PM
Union Pacific Power
   -Updated 12/4/2022 8:29:31 PM
NY MTA subway from 2017
   -Updated 12/4/2022 8:18:53 PM
Missouri 2021-
   -Updated 12/4/2022 8:12:42 PM
Amtrak, Varnish and Vanna
   -Updated 12/4/2022 6:36:06 PM
2022 First trip to Syracuse NY since 2019.
   -Updated 12/4/2022 5:11:16 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ NYC
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:34:26 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ GN
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:32:42 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ CB&Q
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:31:19 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ Shortlines
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:24:59 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ Private Owner
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:22:36 PM
Washington state Wanderings
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:22:26 PM
Amtrak Activity
   -Updated 12/4/2022 4:16:23 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ PRR
   -Updated 12/4/2022 1:21:57 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ PC
   -Updated 12/4/2022 1:08:03 PM
Passenger Equipment ~ Amtrak
   -Updated 12/4/2022 1:02:46 PM
Old Slides ~ 1970s
   -Updated 12/4/2022 12:56:23 PM
Steve's Locomotive slides
   -Updated 12/4/2022 12:05:37 PM
Connell, WA
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:31:58 AM
Washington - Various
   -Updated 12/4/2022 11:22:24 AM
Pasco WA
   -Updated 12/4/2022 10:56:30 AM
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