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: 4,418,956
Locomotives:  165,458
Rolling Stock:  1,035,586
Locations:  29,891
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Jackson, MO
   -Added 8/24/2017 1:18:50 AM
Columbus, OH
   -Added 8/24/2017 12:54:51 AM
Denvet Rio Grande Western
   -Added 8/24/2017 12:34:24 AM
Smokey Mountain Railroad
   -Added 8/23/2017 11:44:34 PM
Rolling Stock~Gondola Cars 2015-16
   -Added 8/23/2017 11:14:00 PM
   -Added 8/23/2017 9:52:31 PM
Durango & Silverton
   -Added 8/23/2017 9:33:22 PM
New York Mills, MN
   -Added 8/23/2017 9:13:56 PM
Watkins, MN
   -Added 8/23/2017 9:13:33 PM
Two Tigers and an ex leaser, all elephant style.
   -Added 8/23/2017 9:01:58 PM
The Milwaukee Road Heritage Center, Montevideo, MN
   -Added 8/23/2017 8:04:19 PM
Rolling Stock~Coil Steel Cars 2015-16
   -Added 8/23/2017 7:44:34 PM
Railroad Days 2017, Day 2, Vol 3.
   -Added 8/23/2017 7:12:24 PM
Rolling Stock~Box Cars 2015-16
   -Added 8/23/2017 6:25:14 PM
Northern Ontario - 2017
   -Added 8/23/2017 4:03:30 PM
ISO Code 22T6 hazardous liquid tank containers
   -Added 8/23/2017 4:00:09 PM
Promontory Utah
   -Added 8/23/2017 3:03:16 PM
Railroad Days 2017, Day 2, Vol 2.
   -Added 8/23/2017 1:41:03 PM
   -Added 8/23/2017 1:26:09 PM
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad
   -Added 8/23/2017 12:09:12 PM
3 trains 07/22/2017
   -Added 8/23/2017 11:20:50 AM
Adirondack Scenic Railroad 25th Anniversary Weekend
   -Added 8/23/2017 10:59:41 AM
Double tracked HO Scale action!
   -Added 8/23/2017 10:15:50 AM
USA: "Who Says Everybody's Flying?" ~ June 1958
   -Added 8/23/2017 8:58:01 AM
PRR: "GG-1 Gets Its 25 Year Button" ~ SEP 1959
   -Added 8/23/2017 1:02:03 AM
PRR: "The Broadway Makes A Hit" ~ SEP 1959
   -Added 8/23/2017 12:48:56 AM
PRR: "Weather-Proof Locomotives" ~ SEP 1959
   -Added 8/23/2017 12:34:27 AM
Rochelle, IL Trains 8-27-15
   -Added 8/22/2017 11:24:00 PM
   -Added 8/22/2017 11:03:34 PM
The thing everyone was obsessed with that one time.
   -Added 8/22/2017 10:49:46 PM
Red Orange Yellow
   -Added 8/22/2017 10:46:01 PM
Rochelle, IL Trains 8-15-15
   -Added 8/22/2017 10:41:08 PM
Relco ready
   -Added 8/22/2017 6:30:01 PM
A Rootstown Moment.
   -Added 8/22/2017 5:04:43 PM
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
   -Added 8/22/2017 4:34:40 PM
Updated Photo Albums
New York State Railroading Photo Album
   -Updated 8/24/2017 4:14:22 AM
Norfolk Southern
   -Updated 8/24/2017 4:00:26 AM
The Delaware & Hudson
   -Updated 8/24/2017 3:50:29 AM
   -Updated 8/24/2017 3:15:20 AM
Rolling Stock~Auto Haulers 2015-16
   -Updated 8/24/2017 2:37:48 AM
July 2017 Pt 2
   -Updated 8/24/2017 2:03:14 AM
   -Updated 8/24/2017 1:30:20 AM
Tehachapi Pass
   -Updated 8/24/2017 12:47:48 AM
July 2017
   -Updated 8/24/2017 12:23:51 AM
Photographs from June through December 2017
   -Updated 8/24/2017 12:12:05 AM
Iowa 2017
   -Updated 8/24/2017 12:02:39 AM
A Day Out At Marion Ohio 2017
   -Updated 8/23/2017 11:25:41 PM
Rolling Stock~Covered Hoppers 2015-16
   -Updated 8/23/2017 11:24:35 PM
Union Pacific 844
   -Updated 8/23/2017 11:24:18 PM
   -Updated 8/23/2017 11:15:04 PM
Railroading in the State of Utah
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:59:21 PM
Dash 8 locomotives
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:57:47 PM
Various GE locomotives
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:46:10 PM
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:28:15 PM
Union IL 8/12/17
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:26:12 PM
GEVO variations
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:22:50 PM
TADs Florida East Coast
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:14:23 PM
1994 Scans - CMP
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:08:45 PM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 8/23/2017 10:00:59 PM
2017 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:59:56 PM
EB Frts on UPRR at Erie NV (Passing Siding) -3
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:42:21 PM
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:29:19 PM
BN/BNSF caboose
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:26:24 PM
foreign visitors summer river line 2017
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:24:00 PM
BN/BNSF Seattle south
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:21:10 PM
UP Seattle south
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:15:36 PM
NS Alabama Division AGS North District...July-Dec. 2017
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:15:02 PM
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:09:20 PM
Willmar, MN
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:09:16 PM
Gondolas diversas
   -Updated 8/23/2017 9:06:12 PM

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