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: 4,493,372
Locomotives:  167,218
Rolling Stock:  1,050,709
Locations:  30,027
What's New?
New Photo Albums
LBM's Central Florida Album
   -Added 12/13/2017 10:50:34 PM
Oregon Railway Heritage Foundation
   -Added 12/13/2017 10:08:17 PM
The Columbia River Gorge in the Snow
   -Added 12/13/2017 9:41:04 PM
The Portland Holiday Express in the Snow
   -Added 12/13/2017 9:16:27 PM
Mount Hood Railroad Freight Action
   -Added 12/13/2017 9:03:34 PM
Two CSX trains at hollow road
   -Added 12/13/2017 8:42:11 PM
Little Rock
   -Added 12/13/2017 8:25:44 PM
The Washington Center
   -Added 12/13/2017 8:19:58 PM
Light snow and the matching 40.
   -Added 12/13/2017 6:43:49 PM
   -Added 12/13/2017 9:19:40 AM
Williamsport Santa Train
   -Added 12/12/2017 9:23:38 PM
The forgotten files
   -Added 12/11/2017 4:07:39 AM
Richardson International
   -Added 12/11/2017 1:31:32 AM
Norman, Moore, Oklahoma City BNSF Red Rock Sub
   -Added 12/10/2017 11:25:37 PM
Trains in the Snow
   -Added 12/10/2017 9:15:19 PM
Norfolk Sothern
   -Added 12/10/2017 9:12:45 PM
kc weekend thanksgiving 2017
   -Added 12/10/2017 5:59:46 PM
Wheeling Power with a sliver of sunset.
   -Added 12/10/2017 4:22:12 PM
Ontario Trains - Niagara Region - November 2017 - Part 1
   -Added 12/10/2017 12:51:33 PM
Various Michigan Locations 2017
   -Added 12/10/2017 12:22:16 PM
Six units storm mixed frieght through Tyrone, GA
   -Added 12/10/2017 10:39:49 AM
South Texas Dec 2017
   -Added 12/10/2017 2:41:56 AM
Tacoma Rail
   -Added 12/9/2017 9:28:28 PM
4th Quarter 2017 - CMP
   -Added 12/9/2017 7:29:05 PM
Lehigh Canal Park
   -Added 12/9/2017 4:22:29 PM
LHF newbie.
   -Added 12/9/2017 1:13:45 PM
   -Added 12/9/2017 11:52:31 AM
Shifting containers in Georgia sleet
   -Added 12/9/2017 10:14:27 AM
12/03/2017, vol 2.
   -Added 12/9/2017 8:57:10 AM
Cruising Merriman Valley
   -Added 12/8/2017 10:30:32 PM
Trains September 2016
   -Added 12/8/2017 9:45:34 PM
Cajon Hill 582 2012
   -Added 12/8/2017 1:57:32 PM
12/03/2017, vol 1.
   -Added 12/8/2017 12:34:28 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Added 12/8/2017 12:10:12 PM
Outside Claremore city limits 12/02/2017
   -Added 12/8/2017 11:45:38 AM
Updated Photo Albums
Matthew Schimmel
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:58:01 PM
Norman, Moore, Oklahoma City BNSF Red Rock Sub
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:54:57 PM
LBM's Norfolk Southern Roster Photos
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:37:47 PM
Andrews Trains Around the US
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:29:56 PM
New England Central Railroad in MA/CT
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:26:29 PM
Missouri Pacific Railroad
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:20:53 PM
ferrocarriles mexicanos
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:18:11 PM
LBM's CSX Roster Photos
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:17:40 PM
New Jersey Transit
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:13:55 PM
CSX Boston Subdivision
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:13:21 PM
LBM's CSX Jacksonville Division Pictures
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:12:26 PM
Pan Am Railways - Worcester Main Line
   -Updated 12/13/2017 10:04:15 PM
MBTA - North Side
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:55:45 PM
South Texas Nov 2017
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:30:05 PM
CSX In Connelllsville Area 2017 Set
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:29:00 PM
BN/BNSF Seattle
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:27:05 PM
SP rolling stock
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:25:03 PM
UP freight cars
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:17:22 PM
BNSF roster
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:14:15 PM
Steel service frt cars
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:11:59 PM
Miscellaneous RR
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:02:53 PM
Rolling Stock
   -Updated 12/13/2017 9:01:09 PM
BNSF rolling stock
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:57:34 PM
Williamsport Santa Train
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:56:51 PM
NW/SOU/NS frt cars
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:55:21 PM
GMTX 207
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:55:10 PM
Freight Cars
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:51:43 PM
(ATN) Alabama & Tennessee River Railroad 2017
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:51:36 PM
UP Oregon
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:50:36 PM
Railfanning on the Cajon Sub
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:50:20 PM
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:43:40 PM
Freight Cars-Rolling Stock & Intermodial Equipment
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:41:27 PM
Covered Hopper Roster Shots, Connellsville Area
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:33:38 PM
2017 - Walkersville Southern
   -Updated 12/13/2017 8:18:06 PM
   -Updated 12/13/2017 7:48:09 PM

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