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: 4,861,154
Locomotives:  176,889
Rolling Stock:  1,118,031
Locations:  30,960
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Waycross trip 1/11/20
   -Added 1/19/2020 7:23:31 AM
UCEX hoppers, Jefferson City, MO 7-29-2019
   -Added 1/18/2020 11:56:51 PM
South Through Ashland
   -Added 1/18/2020 10:50:45 PM
TADs Amtrak switching & work train engines
   -Added 1/18/2020 8:48:10 PM
   -Added 1/18/2020 6:36:16 PM
What a buffoon.
   -Added 1/18/2020 6:33:18 PM
L&N Bellevue Depot
   -Added 1/18/2020 5:18:54 PM
Home page picture
   -Added 1/18/2020 4:59:02 PM
UP 4014
   -Added 1/18/2020 4:56:59 PM
BNSF Ash Hill 2012
   -Added 1/18/2020 4:19:38 PM
Reading & Northern 2020
   -Added 1/18/2020 4:18:32 PM
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Amtrak/SEPTA/NJT 2020
   -Added 1/18/2020 3:50:39 PM
Nose sun.
   -Added 1/18/2020 3:48:37 PM
Pictures in San Clemente, CA
   -Added 1/18/2020 3:32:46 PM
Jamestown, Westfield and Northwestern
   -Added 1/18/2020 2:47:54 PM
Can't have the main.
   -Added 1/18/2020 1:45:07 PM
The local and an auto rack.
   -Added 1/18/2020 12:11:25 PM
Saturday morning trackside, late Spring.
   -Added 1/18/2020 10:54:50 AM
CSX 8887
   -Added 1/18/2020 10:32:51 AM
CAEX equipment in CT
   -Added 1/18/2020 7:26:44 AM
MOW special rolls SB through Fairburn and Palmetto, GA
   -Added 1/18/2020 7:23:06 AM
Best of 2019 Around Pittsburgh PT. 2
   -Added 1/17/2020 10:50:36 PM
TADs Amtrak P32AC-DMs 700-717
   -Added 1/17/2020 10:01:29 PM
June 2019 Rolling stock
   -Added 1/17/2020 9:21:39 PM
Spring in Akron on the CSX.
   -Added 1/17/2020 9:08:02 PM
Pickens Railroad 1/3/20
   -Added 1/17/2020 7:52:46 PM
   -Added 1/17/2020 10:34:26 AM
   -Added 1/17/2020 9:06:56 AM
Seaboard Air Line
   -Added 1/17/2020 9:04:31 AM
Louisville and Wadley/Wadley Southern
   -Added 1/17/2020 9:01:27 AM
Mobile AL
   -Added 1/17/2020 8:41:53 AM
   -Added 1/17/2020 8:38:02 AM
Wrightsville and Tennile
   -Added 1/17/2020 8:23:33 AM
Savannah and Atlanta
   -Added 1/17/2020 8:12:21 AM
Updated Photo Albums
GTW equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:36:56 AM
GNWR covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:34:58 AM
FPCX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:33:33 AM
COER equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:32:23 AM
CNA equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:31:02 AM
CGTX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:27:49 AM
CAEX equipment in CT
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:25:50 AM
On Track Plant
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:11:36 AM
Greater Anglia's New Fleet
   -Updated 1/19/2020 7:01:33 AM
A busy Monday at the Dewitt Yard
   -Updated 1/19/2020 3:12:52 AM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 1/19/2020 12:50:46 AM
GE BB36-7
   -Updated 1/19/2020 12:25:01 AM
Hoppers and box cars
   -Updated 1/19/2020 12:22:10 AM
   -Updated 1/18/2020 10:38:50 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 1/18/2020 10:01:41 PM
Mount Vernon, IL
   -Updated 1/18/2020 8:51:09 PM
Evansville, IN
   -Updated 1/18/2020 8:47:15 PM
1st Quarter 2020 - CMP
   -Updated 1/18/2020 8:36:04 PM
January 2020 locomotives
   -Updated 1/18/2020 8:17:55 PM
Chicagoland Fun
   -Updated 1/18/2020 7:44:05 PM
June 2019 Rolling stock
   -Updated 1/18/2020 7:36:35 PM
   -Updated 1/18/2020 7:34:29 PM
Some New Jersey action shots
   -Updated 1/18/2020 7:22:36 PM
2019 Last trip of the year to Syracuse NY.
   -Updated 1/18/2020 6:54:39 PM
   -Updated 1/18/2020 6:53:46 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 1/18/2020 6:45:00 PM
From the high iron to the super slab.
   -Updated 1/18/2020 6:39:07 PM
Misc. Summer, Part IV
   -Updated 1/18/2020 6:15:39 PM
Eastbound Signals Showing Advanaced Approach Then Clear, Train NS 20K
   -Updated 1/18/2020 5:39:40 PM
NS Lehigh Line Hillsborough, NJ
   -Updated 1/18/2020 5:39:09 PM
   -Updated 1/18/2020 5:23:46 PM
Gondolas diversas
   -Updated 1/18/2020 5:11:58 PM
   -Updated 1/18/2020 4:22:48 PM
NS Jesup Ga 2020
   -Updated 1/18/2020 4:12:27 PM
Jesup Ga 2020
   -Updated 1/18/2020 4:12:23 PM

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