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: 4,601,318
Locomotives:  170,154
Rolling Stock:  1,071,463
Locations:  30,231
What's New?
New Photo Albums
San Antonio, TX
   -Added 6/19/2018 10:16:20 PM
Bauxite & Northern Diesels
   -Added 6/19/2018 9:34:34 PM
Arkansas Steel NW2 #1323
   -Added 6/19/2018 9:14:47 PM
2018 MTA POT
   -Added 6/19/2018 9:05:14 PM
Alton & Southern 0-10-0 #14
   -Added 6/19/2018 8:48:39 PM
Northeast Regional: Route 128 (Boston) to Fredericksburg (VA) 5/28/16
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:59:08 PM
BNSF Employee Appreciation Special; O-TEATEA2-18A on Red River Division / Houston Subdivision @ MP17
   -Added 6/19/2018 4:48:23 PM
BNSF Employee Appreciation Special; O-TEATEA2-18A on Red River Division / Houston Subdivision @ MP17
   -Added 6/19/2018 4:36:44 PM
BNSF Red River Division / Houston Subdivision; H-TEAPTX @ MP178.30 - CR 391gc; Jewett, TX
   -Added 6/19/2018 4:29:09 PM
Santa Fe - Cabooses
   -Added 6/19/2018 4:15:46 PM
BNSF Employee Appreciation Special; O-TEATEA2-18A on Red River Division / Houston Subdivision @ MP16
   -Added 6/19/2018 3:30:46 PM
American Freedom Train #4449
   -Added 6/19/2018 11:04:36 AM
Atlantic & Danville 2-6-0 #2
   -Added 6/19/2018 7:29:29 AM
Akron, Canton & Youngstown Steam
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:59:57 AM
Acadia Coal 0-6-0 #103
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:21:00 AM
Algoma Central Roundhouse & Turntable
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:11:09 AM
Ann Arbor GP35 #394
   -Added 6/19/2018 6:00:43 AM
   -Added 6/19/2018 5:48:11 AM
McGregor, TX
   -Added 6/18/2018 10:47:03 PM
Before and after work.
   -Added 6/18/2018 8:47:36 PM
Marion, a second train.
   -Added 6/18/2018 7:30:23 PM
The new album of Matthew Tidwell
   -Added 6/18/2018 2:52:30 PM
Enid: Cabooses
   -Added 6/18/2018 12:13:41 PM
Doswell 6-17-18
   -Added 6/18/2018 8:21:20 AM
PRR: "The Story Of A Pacific" ~ August 1956
   -Added 6/18/2018 1:14:29 AM
Wheeling 254
   -Added 6/17/2018 10:29:25 PM
Temple, TX
   -Added 6/17/2018 9:41:39 PM
Union, NJ Station
   -Added 6/17/2018 9:33:01 PM
CN Whitehall Sub
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:36:43 PM
Railfanning Little Falls and Wayne
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:32:40 PM
Marion, the first train a second time.
   -Added 6/17/2018 8:11:21 PM
Ontario Trains - Niagara Region - May 2018 - Part 1
   -Added 6/17/2018 7:45:01 PM
2018 Railfanning
   -Added 6/17/2018 7:21:23 PM
06/16/2018 Denver, Colorado.
   -Added 6/17/2018 6:58:13 PM
Washington State Department of Transportation (WDTX)
   -Added 6/17/2018 6:31:34 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Trains around Japan
   -Updated 6/20/2018 3:44:36 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via Al Chione ~ Various
   -Updated 6/20/2018 2:49:01 AM
   -Updated 6/20/2018 2:05:07 AM
   -Updated 6/20/2018 1:45:27 AM
June 2018
   -Updated 6/20/2018 12:47:16 AM
June 2018 Pt 2
   -Updated 6/20/2018 12:39:25 AM
CN Leithton Subdivision
   -Updated 6/20/2018 12:30:21 AM
Union Pacific 'round Wisconsin
   -Updated 6/20/2018 12:16:16 AM
CSX St. Lawrence Subdivision
   -Updated 6/19/2018 11:58:46 PM
TAD's 2018 CSX
   -Updated 6/19/2018 11:50:01 PM
TADs Yardley SEPTA station
   -Updated 6/19/2018 11:48:32 PM
CSX DeWitt Yard
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:35:41 PM
Providence & Worcester Railroad
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:20:03 PM
MBTA - South Side
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:12:56 PM
CSX Boston Subdivision
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:07:51 PM
Temple, TX
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:06:05 PM
Spencer, NC
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:03:31 PM
McGregor, TX
   -Updated 6/19/2018 10:00:13 PM
Doswell 6-17-18
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:57:32 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:54:07 PM
Great Northern
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:44:41 PM
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:25:47 PM
   -Updated 6/19/2018 9:03:02 PM
CP Chicago & Milwalkee Sub highlights
   -Updated 6/19/2018 8:51:54 PM
2018 A second day trip to Syracuse NY
   -Updated 6/19/2018 8:32:57 PM
1989 scans - CMP
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:58:08 PM
UP Oregon
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:44:21 PM
BN/BNSF Oregon
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:40:54 PM
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:36:44 PM
CB&Q Passenger Rolling Stock
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:10:10 PM
The new album of Matthew Tidwell
   -Updated 6/19/2018 7:05:43 PM
New Mexico
   -Updated 6/19/2018 6:51:21 PM
1985 Scans - CMP
   -Updated 6/19/2018 6:03:39 PM
June 2018
   -Updated 6/19/2018 5:30:21 PM
2018 BNSF Abilene Yard
   -Updated 6/19/2018 5:03:10 PM

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