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: 4,639,928
Locomotives:  171,270
Rolling Stock:  1,077,650
Locations:  30,380
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Trains 2018
   -Added 9/18/2018 7:33:07 PM
December 2015
   -Added 9/18/2018 12:13:19 PM
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TADs American Motive Power
   -Added 9/18/2018 11:47:33 AM
TADs Arcade & Attica RR
   -Added 9/18/2018 11:42:09 AM
TADs Buffalo Southern & Buffalo Cattaraugus & Jamestown
   -Added 9/18/2018 11:39:17 AM
Central Maine & Quebec Ry
   -Added 9/18/2018 10:46:03 AM
NMIX equipment in CT
   -Added 9/18/2018 8:46:51 AM
OJ's-Chicago 2018
   -Added 9/18/2018 12:00:25 AM
A Ride on the Midland Railway-Baldwin City, Kansas
   -Added 9/17/2018 9:48:51 PM
Railfanning Picayune 9/17/2018
   -Added 9/17/2018 9:29:56 PM
TADs NY & Lake Erie
   -Added 9/17/2018 9:03:59 PM
CSX Danville,IL
   -Added 9/17/2018 8:22:12 PM
Wheeling Yard Job
   -Added 9/17/2018 8:14:15 PM
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Sacramento RT
   -Added 9/17/2018 6:20:03 PM
NS -211
   -Added 9/17/2018 4:08:17 PM
Railfanning Photos
   -Added 9/17/2018 1:01:32 PM
Black Hills Central
   -Added 9/17/2018 12:23:00 PM
Durango & Silverton
   -Added 9/17/2018 11:50:36 AM
Milwaukee Road 261
   -Added 9/17/2018 10:43:44 AM
Kaleb Earley
   -Added 9/17/2018 9:05:18 AM
North Platte, NE
   -Added 9/17/2018 8:50:25 AM
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Mixed marks
   -Added 9/16/2018 11:48:48 PM
PSAP chasing
   -Added 9/16/2018 11:32:54 PM
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First one of these I've ever seen.
   -Added 9/16/2018 9:25:42 PM
Thanksgiving Weekend Railfanning 2017
   -Added 9/16/2018 9:12:57 PM
Good things come to those who wait.
   -Added 9/16/2018 8:49:11 PM
Alco smoke show.
   -Added 9/16/2018 8:12:55 PM
Maine Northern Railway
   -Added 9/16/2018 6:08:08 PM
Train Photos 1996
   -Added 9/16/2018 5:08:30 PM
Fallen, Not Forgotten. MKT in Kansas.
   -Added 9/16/2018 2:52:58 PM
Showcase Weekend 2018
   -Added 9/16/2018 1:21:24 PM
Updated Photo Albums
Cramerton NC 2018
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:52:52 PM
Springfield, MO Area Trains
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:51:27 PM
CSX - Plymouth Subdivision
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:45:40 PM
JonRailVideos 2018 Railroad Image Album #9 September 2018
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:41:45 PM
Burlington Northern Rolling Stock
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:40:58 PM
2018 Some grain cars.
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:37:09 PM
Trains of railroads that no longer exist in Japan
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:24:14 PM
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:09:11 PM
Gondolas diversas
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:54:06 PM
Odakyu Electric Railway Commuter trains
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:53:24 PM
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:48:30 PM
Romance Cars of the Odakyu Electric Railway
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:46:06 PM
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:39:56 PM
2018 Some tank cars.
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:29:12 PM
New Jersey Transit- North Jersey Coast Line.
   -Updated 9/18/2018 6:26:50 PM
July 2018
   -Updated 9/18/2018 6:01:33 PM
Burlington Northern Railroad E9's
   -Updated 9/18/2018 5:44:53 PM
June 2018 Locomotives
   -Updated 9/18/2018 5:16:50 PM
TADs 2018 CSX K trains
   -Updated 9/18/2018 5:09:23 PM
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 9/18/2018 4:45:44 PM
   -Updated 9/18/2018 4:39:42 PM
2018 Montreal's Commuters.
   -Updated 9/18/2018 4:22:27 PM
BNSF Kansas divisions 2016 - 2018
   -Updated 9/18/2018 3:52:13 PM
2018 Europe Trip
   -Updated 9/18/2018 2:31:18 PM
Larry Watkins
   -Updated 9/18/2018 1:55:39 PM
November 2015
   -Updated 9/18/2018 11:37:32 AM
TADs NS 2018
   -Updated 9/18/2018 11:34:50 AM
Quebec & Gatineau Railway
   -Updated 9/18/2018 10:57:58 AM
Mixed marks
   -Updated 9/18/2018 9:30:32 AM
PSAP chasing
   -Updated 9/18/2018 9:16:37 AM
Providence & Worcester power in CT vol 2
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:52:25 AM
OCCX covered hoppers in CT
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:50:05 AM
GNWR covered hoppers in CT vol 2
   -Updated 9/18/2018 8:43:21 AM
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:46:11 AM
Steve's Locomotives 2003 and newer
   -Updated 9/18/2018 7:22:25 AM

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