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: 4,239,690
Locomotives:  161,587
Rolling Stock:  991,752
Locations:  29,537
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Rolling Stock Scans (U)
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Gettysurg Railroad
   -Added 12/5/2016 8:35:02 PM
Holding hands with my Nikon at night.
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CNR C630M Montreal to Portneuf December 2nd 1972
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Rolling Stock Scans (T)
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December 2016
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Trains 9
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CPR E8 1800 Montreal to Newport, VT September 30th 1972
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Fulton County Railroad
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Fulton County Railroad
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Fulton County Railroad
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Fulton County Railroad
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Why I go railfanning
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A CSX and NS trio rolls covered hoppers through PTC and Tyrone, GA
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Dec 1 two CSX train K672 & S370
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12-3-2016 Cameron Il. Over & Under Bridges
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12-3-2016 Media Illinois
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Life goal (sort of)!
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:21:37 PM
Ferromex Locomotives
   -Added 12/5/2016 12:34:11 PM
I love trains, a lot.
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The KCS Holiday Express
   -Added 12/5/2016 12:01:20 PM
Ballast cars
   -Added 12/5/2016 9:28:03 AM
Millers Falls, MA
   -Added 12/5/2016 1:01:55 AM
Updated Photo Albums
EL commuters after the fall
   -Updated 12/6/2016 5:16:20 AM
Norfolk Southern Louisville District
   -Updated 12/6/2016 4:53:39 AM
CSX LCL Subdivision
   -Updated 12/6/2016 4:47:32 AM
CSX Main Line Subdivision
   -Updated 12/6/2016 4:27:44 AM
Norfolk Southern 2016
   -Updated 12/6/2016 4:18:34 AM
Train in the rain
   -Updated 12/6/2016 4:17:08 AM
CSX in 2016
   -Updated 12/6/2016 3:55:50 AM
Canadian National 2016
   -Updated 12/6/2016 3:28:15 AM
Canadian Pacific 2016
   -Updated 12/6/2016 1:57:31 AM
KCS/KCSM in 2016
   -Updated 12/6/2016 12:04:44 AM
South Jersey CSAO 2016
   -Updated 12/5/2016 11:32:33 PM
Back Down South Again Atlanta ,Ga & Austell, Ga Pt 2
   -Updated 12/5/2016 11:20:17 PM
Trains, Train, and More Trains - Part One
   -Updated 12/5/2016 10:47:49 PM
Pan Am Railways - CPF LJ to CPF LO
   -Updated 12/5/2016 10:12:30 PM
BNSF in 2016
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:52:42 PM
Locomotive Scans (Misc)
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:47:48 PM
MBTA - South Side
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:45:26 PM
Freight Car Files
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:44:00 PM
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Pan Am Railways - Northern Main Line
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:32:49 PM
Pastor's Train Pics 2014
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Southern Pacific
   -Updated 12/5/2016 9:17:32 PM
UP Oregon
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2014 Photos
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TAD's 2016 CSX
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:46:11 PM
TAD's 2016 CSX K trains
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:45:34 PM
TADs SEPTA and prior
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2016 Trains
   -Updated 12/5/2016 8:31:11 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 12/5/2016 7:58:53 PM
2016 Clinton, IA area
   -Updated 12/5/2016 7:55:40 PM
2016 Around Montreal Quebec Canada.
   -Updated 12/5/2016 7:48:54 PM
Northeast Railfanning 2016
   -Updated 12/5/2016 7:37:14 PM
Trains 8
   -Updated 12/5/2016 7:34:42 PM
Battle Creek Railfanning
   -Updated 12/5/2016 7:27:51 PM

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