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: 4,670,505
Locomotives:  172,050
Rolling Stock:  1,082,495
Locations:  30,466
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Smiths Falls - Brockville ON 1991
   -Added 11/20/2018 4:40:26 PM
Slow Sunday stacker at Fairburn
   -Added 11/20/2018 8:59:08 AM
   -Added 11/20/2018 5:37:40 AM
The sun never rose
   -Added 11/19/2018 9:06:59 PM
Amtrak Locomotives
   -Added 11/19/2018 8:38:01 PM
August 2017
   -Added 11/19/2018 7:53:54 PM
New Hope & Ivyland and Black River & Western
   -Added 11/19/2018 7:27:46 PM
Belleville NJ Tie Train
   -Added 11/19/2018 4:48:48 PM
Elmont 11-03-18
   -Added 11/19/2018 1:02:04 PM
Boonton NJ Wooten St
   -Added 11/19/2018 9:46:03 AM
Alburtis PA area CR and NS
   -Added 11/19/2018 8:03:43 AM
CSXT box cars in CT
   -Added 11/19/2018 7:52:51 AM
ADMX Trackmobile - State Line City, IN
   -Added 11/19/2018 6:59:03 AM
Triple Crown RoadRailers
   -Added 11/19/2018 6:26:12 AM
Whiting Trackmobile - Homer, IL
   -Added 11/19/2018 5:19:14 AM
IC Depot - Pesotum,IL
   -Added 11/19/2018 4:50:58 AM
Ex-BN "Executive'
   -Added 11/18/2018 10:57:47 PM
Working New River Train 2018
   -Added 11/18/2018 9:46:40 PM
Europe 2018 Day 14: Berlin-Frankfurt by Rail
   -Added 11/18/2018 8:58:10 PM
Europe 2018 Day 13: Riding the Culture Train
   -Added 11/18/2018 7:50:31 PM
Trip to West Chester to Ride the WCR
   -Added 11/18/2018 6:33:01 PM
Sunday Trackside 11-18-2018
   -Added 11/18/2018 6:20:39 PM
Under the sunless sky.
   -Added 11/18/2018 6:11:08 PM
   -Added 11/18/2018 5:34:36 PM
Interesting Rolling Stock
   -Added 11/18/2018 5:15:32 PM
N&W Caboose #518550
   -Added 11/18/2018 4:48:05 PM
NS KC Division and the Transcon
   -Added 11/18/2018 3:52:05 PM
Europe 2018 Day 11: Braunschweig
   -Added 11/17/2018 10:01:27 PM
Europe 2018 Day 10: Leipzig
   -Added 11/17/2018 9:39:59 PM
Europe 2018 Day 9: North Germany
   -Added 11/17/2018 9:14:46 PM
Europe 2018 Day 8: Oktoberfest
   -Added 11/17/2018 8:13:30 PM
Left behind
   -Added 11/17/2018 7:06:21 PM
Contemporary NJ Transit Volume XI
   -Added 11/17/2018 2:12:55 PM
Dover & Rockaway River Railroad
   -Added 11/17/2018 1:55:18 PM
Station Platform and Manville-2 (MA-2) East with Tank Cars.
   -Added 11/17/2018 1:23:37 PM
Updated Photo Albums
2018 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 11/20/2018 5:06:10 PM
EB Frts on UPRR at Erie NV (Passing Siding)-3
   -Updated 11/20/2018 5:01:04 PM
ATSF Arizona Division
   -Updated 11/20/2018 4:53:33 PM
2018 BNSF Abilene Yard
   -Updated 11/20/2018 3:57:00 PM
South Texas Nov 2018
   -Updated 11/20/2018 10:28:53 AM
BNSF 2018
   -Updated 11/20/2018 10:24:02 AM
CSX Transportation
   -Updated 11/20/2018 10:20:53 AM
2018: Old EMD 4-axles handle Fairburn, GA locals
   -Updated 11/20/2018 9:52:01 AM
Pan Am west of Gardner
   -Updated 11/20/2018 9:44:54 AM
Providence & Worcester power in CT vol 2
   -Updated 11/20/2018 7:30:58 AM
LRS equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/20/2018 7:29:14 AM
LEHX equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/20/2018 7:27:14 AM
ITFX equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/20/2018 7:22:56 AM
IANR equipment in CT
   -Updated 11/20/2018 7:20:20 AM
Sotetsu Railway
   -Updated 11/20/2018 6:35:01 AM
Flashback to April 2018, the second half
   -Updated 11/20/2018 3:33:36 AM
Northeast WI and UP of MI, Fall 2018
   -Updated 11/20/2018 3:31:30 AM
Ashley Rodriguez 2018 Locomotive Power
   -Updated 11/20/2018 1:04:23 AM
Mixed marks
   -Updated 11/19/2018 11:55:26 PM
4th Quarter 2018 - CMP
   -Updated 11/19/2018 11:44:10 PM
   -Updated 11/19/2018 11:19:37 PM
TADs Delaware shortlines
   -Updated 11/19/2018 10:54:43 PM
East Penn 2017-2019
   -Updated 11/19/2018 9:57:45 PM
New Hampshire Central
   -Updated 11/19/2018 9:32:54 PM
Amtrak/SEPTA/NJT 2018
   -Updated 11/19/2018 8:45:46 PM
Amtrak HEP Equipment
   -Updated 11/19/2018 8:32:37 PM
oct 20 2018 Saturday
   -Updated 11/19/2018 6:51:08 PM
   -Updated 11/19/2018 6:36:56 PM
   -Updated 11/19/2018 6:35:48 PM
TAD's 2018 CSX
   -Updated 11/19/2018 6:33:23 PM
2018 UPRR Salina Subdivision
   -Updated 11/19/2018 5:38:17 PM
July 2017
   -Updated 11/19/2018 5:32:12 PM
CSX - Cumberland, MD to Grafton, WV - 1992
   -Updated 11/19/2018 4:38:52 PM
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...July-Dec 2018
   -Updated 11/19/2018 3:13:15 PM
2018, Augusta, Ga.
   -Updated 11/19/2018 2:47:48 PM

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