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: 4,625,242
Locomotives:  170,938
Rolling Stock:  1,075,613
Locations:  30,339
What's New?
New Photo Albums
CSX's Buckeye Yard - Columbus, OH
   -Added 8/20/2018 1:30:49 AM
Oneida Clipper
   -Added 8/19/2018 10:40:41 PM
NS Trains in Bedford,Ohio
   -Added 8/19/2018 10:32:43 PM
EMDX 1603 and EMDX 1604 At BNSF Trinidad Colorado accomplishing Mountain Testing.
   -Added 8/19/2018 10:16:17 PM
UP 3069 The Dalles, Oregon
   -Added 8/19/2018 9:35:09 PM
NS OCS across the Southern Tier
   -Added 8/19/2018 9:09:22 PM
West Tennessee Railroad 2018
   -Added 8/19/2018 8:49:13 PM
6-26 in Hudson
   -Added 8/19/2018 7:35:57 PM
WJC Luncheon Trip
   -Added 8/19/2018 7:26:17 PM
2018 So Far
   -Added 8/19/2018 7:20:53 PM
8-12-2018 Manitowoc Wisconsin
   -Added 8/19/2018 4:08:47 PM
Buckley/Traverse City 2018
   -Added 8/19/2018 1:25:56 PM
BN Grain Cars
   -Added 8/19/2018 11:49:03 AM
Mitchellville IA FD Special
   -Added 8/19/2018 10:50:56 AM
NS 6 pack west with special guest.
   -Added 8/19/2018 8:59:01 AM
SH equipment in CT
   -Added 8/19/2018 7:58:14 AM
LBR equipment in CT
   -Added 8/19/2018 7:55:40 AM
Glenn's UP RP20GE's
   -Added 8/18/2018 11:18:52 PM
   -Added 8/18/2018 11:17:09 PM
Alliance Nebraska 2018
   -Added 8/18/2018 8:34:19 PM
BNSF's Sand Hills Sub - 2018
   -Added 8/18/2018 8:11:40 PM
2 Train Saturday
   -Added 8/18/2018 5:47:02 PM
KCS Train 100 - Wiggins
   -Added 8/18/2018 5:42:16 PM
AGS South District
   -Added 8/18/2018 4:23:48 PM
3 Trains Poplarville
   -Added 8/18/2018 4:08:50 PM
Monday Trackside 8/6/2018
   -Added 8/18/2018 3:33:43 PM
BNSF's Orin/Canyon Subs 2018
   -Added 8/18/2018 3:26:43 PM
844 hauls freight!
   -Added 8/18/2018 3:15:18 PM
Ashland 8-17 and 8-18-18
   -Added 8/17/2018 10:47:22 PM
NRHS 2018 Convention Trip
   -Added 8/17/2018 10:39:51 PM
Good night Marion Ohio
   -Added 8/17/2018 9:02:29 PM
Not quite out of reach Marion.
   -Added 8/17/2018 8:19:06 PM
Genesee & Wyoming
   -Added 8/17/2018 4:18:26 PM
CMHX 246056 - Former Soo Line Colormark Car
   -Added 8/17/2018 4:13:10 PM
   -Added 8/17/2018 4:06:01 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 8/21/2018 1:43:27 AM
La Grande to Baker
   -Updated 8/21/2018 1:19:47 AM
Pan Am Railways - CPF 297 to CPF LO
   -Updated 8/21/2018 12:01:43 AM
GEVO variations
   -Updated 8/21/2018 12:00:11 AM
July 2018
   -Updated 8/20/2018 11:31:49 PM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2018 Set
   -Updated 8/20/2018 11:27:37 PM
UP EMD GP38-2 Rosters
   -Updated 8/20/2018 11:15:15 PM
Cooke Rd - Columbus, OH
   -Updated 8/20/2018 10:01:01 PM
NP/BNSF Spokane>Pasco
   -Updated 8/20/2018 9:41:50 PM
NRHS 2018 Convention Trip
   -Updated 8/20/2018 9:14:33 PM
TAD's 2018 CSX
   -Updated 8/20/2018 9:03:04 PM
USA: Morgan's "Indian Summer" ~ Part 4
   -Updated 8/20/2018 8:22:23 PM
   -Updated 8/20/2018 8:10:01 PM
BN Grain Cars
   -Updated 8/20/2018 5:46:11 PM
Hub of the Wheel Trip, Day 2: 6/21/2018
   -Updated 8/20/2018 5:07:29 PM
Genesee & Wyoming
   -Updated 8/20/2018 3:47:39 PM
Union Pacific
   -Updated 8/20/2018 3:45:57 PM
   -Updated 8/20/2018 1:45:36 PM
2017-18 Train Photos
   -Updated 8/20/2018 1:41:57 PM
Various GE locomotives
   -Updated 8/20/2018 1:28:05 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad SD40-2
   -Updated 8/20/2018 1:14:53 PM
BNSF 2018
   -Updated 8/20/2018 12:51:36 PM
Consolidated Rail Corporation
   -Updated 8/20/2018 12:24:48 PM
   -Updated 8/20/2018 11:58:08 AM
Oregon Trip 2017
   -Updated 8/20/2018 11:57:57 AM
Trains in Oklahoma (Spring 2018)
   -Updated 8/20/2018 10:21:13 AM
Cramerton NC 2018
   -Updated 8/20/2018 10:04:07 AM
   -Updated 8/20/2018 9:31:48 AM
Ashland 8-17 and 8-18-18
   -Updated 8/20/2018 9:25:51 AM
CSXT gondolas in CT
   -Updated 8/20/2018 7:42:37 AM
AEX covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 8/20/2018 7:41:08 AM
TBOX box cars in CT vol 2
   -Updated 8/20/2018 7:37:09 AM
Jesup 2018
   -Updated 8/20/2018 6:59:35 AM
NS Jesup GA 2018
   -Updated 8/20/2018 6:45:12 AM
CSX Jesup Sub
   -Updated 8/20/2018 6:30:24 AM

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