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: 4,657,443
Locomotives:  171,703
Rolling Stock:  1,079,863
Locations:  30,426
What's New?
New Photo Albums
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
   -Added 10/17/2018 9:15:03 PM
Burlington Junction Railway Alco C415's
   -Added 10/17/2018 8:32:53 PM
Cloudy Railfanning Day 10-17-2018
   -Added 10/17/2018 6:40:20 PM
Train Photos 1984
   -Added 10/17/2018 5:45:23 PM
QTTX 130722 With Load
   -Added 10/17/2018 4:54:31 PM
   -Added 10/17/2018 9:23:16 AM
   -Added 10/17/2018 6:01:51 AM
Vagonka M 152.0
   -Added 10/17/2018 4:13:29 AM
   -Added 10/17/2018 2:52:54 AM
9000 ponies lie sleeping as the track car visits.
   -Added 10/16/2018 9:57:28 PM
   -Added 10/16/2018 9:30:04 PM
Chicago area visit 10.16.18
   -Added 10/16/2018 7:59:58 PM
WI&M Ry. Vintage Photos
   -Added 10/16/2018 4:39:41 PM
Cab Ride in 101
   -Added 10/16/2018 4:36:45 PM
OJ's railfanning together with Fred Stuckmann 2018
   -Added 10/16/2018 12:35:22 AM
August 2016
   -Added 10/15/2018 10:57:35 PM
Approach to Chicago Midway
   -Added 10/15/2018 9:57:30 PM
Trip to Albany, NY
   -Added 10/15/2018 8:17:06 PM
TADs North Shore & Lycombe Valley RRs
   -Added 10/15/2018 8:16:59 PM
TADs Wellsboro & Corning RR
   -Added 10/15/2018 7:58:18 PM
8/7 Two days before the derailment
   -Added 10/15/2018 7:23:34 PM
NS and it's foreign friends.
   -Added 10/15/2018 7:18:03 PM
Canadian National
   -Added 10/15/2018 4:56:18 PM
July 2016
   -Added 10/15/2018 10:56:06 AM
   -Added 10/15/2018 10:40:13 AM
Railways for children 2018
   -Added 10/15/2018 12:21:30 AM
Train Photos 1995
   -Added 10/14/2018 9:57:34 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Railfanning (2)
   -Updated 10/19/2018 1:28:11 PM
Trains in the USA
   -Updated 10/19/2018 12:19:36 PM
Jeff Van Cleve's mainline stuff
   -Updated 10/19/2018 11:50:34 AM
PRR: PRR-PC-CR Postal Cards ~ 1900-1976
   -Updated 10/19/2018 11:17:57 AM
Photos taken in Poland
   -Updated 10/19/2018 10:11:48 AM
CN box cars in CT
   -Updated 10/19/2018 9:10:31 AM
CGTX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/19/2018 9:09:15 AM
CEFX equipment in CT
   -Updated 10/19/2018 9:07:41 AM
ASOX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 10/19/2018 9:06:11 AM
Providence & Worcester power in CT vol 2
   -Updated 10/19/2018 9:03:44 AM
OCCX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 10/19/2018 9:01:48 AM
Engine Pics
   -Updated 10/19/2018 6:44:07 AM
   -Updated 10/19/2018 6:12:37 AM
   -Updated 10/19/2018 5:13:14 AM
PRR: Myers ~> "Electrified Operations"
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:59:55 AM
PRR & PC: Byerly ~> "Electric Railroading"
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:59:28 AM
PRR: Hastings ~> Northbound Coal Train ~ 1957
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:58:01 AM
PRR: McLeod ~> Horseshoe Curve ~ Summer 1948
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:55:18 AM
PRR: Blackhawk Miscellany ~ 1946-1956
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:54:23 AM
Staples Sub
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:20:15 AM
   -Updated 10/19/2018 4:10:30 AM
Flashback to April 2018, the second half
   -Updated 10/19/2018 3:31:07 AM
Around Little Rock and North Little Rock, Arkansas
   -Updated 10/19/2018 3:06:37 AM
2018 in the Winona, MN. area
   -Updated 10/19/2018 3:02:09 AM
PRR-PC-CR: Altoona Action ~ 1915-1996
   -Updated 10/19/2018 2:32:38 AM
PRR: Pennsy Pix via Mr. Al Chione
   -Updated 10/19/2018 2:30:23 AM
~ Extra Board ~
   -Updated 10/19/2018 2:27:29 AM
   -Updated 10/19/2018 2:25:08 AM
2017 in the Winona, MN. area
   -Updated 10/19/2018 2:21:36 AM
Winona, MN. 2015
   -Updated 10/19/2018 1:36:34 AM
Some Pennsylvania action shots
   -Updated 10/19/2018 1:26:06 AM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 10/19/2018 12:16:11 AM
TADs Connecticut Shortlines
   -Updated 10/18/2018 11:39:21 PM
TADs Amtrak
   -Updated 10/18/2018 11:36:20 PM
   -Updated 10/18/2018 11:23:39 PM

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