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: 4,658,928
Locomotives:  171,739
Rolling Stock:  1,080,040
Locations:  30,428
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Odds & Ends 2018
   -Added 10/22/2018 11:04:59 AM
Whiting October 15th, 2015
   -Added 10/22/2018 8:50:31 AM
   -Added 10/22/2018 5:57:51 AM
Ashland 10-21-18
   -Added 10/22/2018 5:56:47 AM
March 2018
   -Added 10/21/2018 11:32:42 PM
Mashup mix of miscellaneous malarkey.
   -Added 10/21/2018 10:56:58 PM
Sept. 2018 in the Upper Midwest
   -Added 10/21/2018 9:31:24 PM
NS west in Ravenna Ohio
   -Added 10/21/2018 8:07:37 PM
Mantua Ohio
   -Added 10/21/2018 7:25:28 PM
   -Added 10/21/2018 6:04:37 PM
CSX Frankentrain
   -Added 10/21/2018 6:00:11 PM
PRR: Aerotrain Pix Ensemble ~ 1956
   -Added 10/21/2018 5:28:50 PM
Arden, PA
   -Added 10/21/2018 4:57:16 PM
BNSF Red Rock Sub, April, 2018
   -Added 10/21/2018 4:50:40 PM
February 2018
   -Added 10/21/2018 3:18:59 PM
Train Photos 1999
   -Added 10/21/2018 5:06:34 AM
The Great Pumpkin Trio
   -Added 10/20/2018 7:58:14 PM
CSX Train X-410
   -Added 10/20/2018 1:02:05 PM
Industrials Missouri
   -Added 10/20/2018 10:20:06 AM
Industrials Oklahoma
   -Added 10/20/2018 9:47:57 AM
Industrials Arkansas
   -Added 10/20/2018 9:38:08 AM
Depot MO
   -Added 10/20/2018 9:13:16 AM
Cabooses MO
   -Added 10/20/2018 8:41:36 AM
BNSF River sub in Mo & AR
   -Added 10/20/2018 7:37:12 AM
Wisconsin Northern/UP CF Sub
   -Added 10/20/2018 3:28:54 AM
August 2018 in the Upper Midwest
   -Added 10/19/2018 7:59:14 PM
The breakup
   -Added 10/19/2018 6:55:09 PM
Robert Fairbanks
   -Added 10/19/2018 10:47:37 AM
   -Added 10/18/2018 9:55:45 PM
We lost the EL in favor of this?
   -Added 10/18/2018 8:16:27 PM
BNSF St. Croix Subdivision
   -Added 10/18/2018 7:16:43 PM
Spirit of Cincinnati
   -Added 10/18/2018 6:24:09 PM
PRR: Byerly ~> "Diesels On The Pennsylvania"
   -Added 10/18/2018 1:10:57 PM
September 2016
   -Added 10/18/2018 9:17:27 AM
North Little Rock December 2017
   -Added 10/17/2018 10:58:13 PM
Updated Photo Albums
   -Updated 10/23/2018 12:19:58 AM
Rocktober 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 11:54:10 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2018 11:29:52 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2018 11:27:36 PM
Industrial Railroads
   -Updated 10/22/2018 11:19:54 PM
South Texas Oct 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 10:22:33 PM
MISC. 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 10:17:27 PM
Mantua Ohio
   -Updated 10/22/2018 9:22:04 PM
Fall 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 8:10:20 PM
UP Oregon
   -Updated 10/22/2018 8:01:59 PM
Shortlines 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 8:01:29 PM
Trains 64
   -Updated 10/22/2018 6:10:31 PM
Wisconsin Northern/UP CF Sub
   -Updated 10/22/2018 6:09:45 PM
October 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 6:01:17 PM
Some Conrail roster shots
   -Updated 10/22/2018 5:13:55 PM
Union Pacific Nampa Subdivision
   -Updated 10/22/2018 4:01:08 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2018 3:52:20 PM
BNSF Red Rock Sub
   -Updated 10/22/2018 2:38:38 PM
   -Updated 10/22/2018 2:01:00 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 10/22/2018 12:12:10 PM
BNSF Red Rock Sub, April, 2018
   -Updated 10/22/2018 11:36:00 AM
PRR: Byerly ~> "Diesels On The Pennsylvania"
   -Updated 10/22/2018 11:05:42 AM
Railroads in Arizona
   -Updated 10/22/2018 10:32:37 AM
RBMN Steam Locomotive 425 Fall Excursion
   -Updated 10/22/2018 9:35:09 AM
Louisville KY
   -Updated 10/22/2018 8:59:46 AM
Train Photos 1999
   -Updated 10/22/2018 8:17:24 AM
WRWK equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:59:00 AM
SOO equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:57:06 AM
SHPX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:55:03 AM
RGCX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:53:33 AM
RailWorks Track Services in CT
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:52:17 AM
Strasburg & Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:29:59 AM
Diesels of Pennsylvania
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:19:50 AM
Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern (RBMN)
   -Updated 10/22/2018 7:13:59 AM
Train Photos 2002
   -Updated 10/22/2018 6:18:41 AM

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