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: 4,571,721
Locomotives:  169,457
Rolling Stock:  1,066,699
Locations:  30,170
What's New?
New Photo Albums
02/19/2018 vol 1.
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East Kansas
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SD60M's Galore
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A Pennsy Geep Returns to Home Rails
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Carolina Coastal 2018
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02/18/2018 Tiawah, Oklahoma.
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UP Dupo to Gorham IL
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FinkPhotoDad kurt@kurtfinkphoto.com
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Massachusetts 2018-04-18
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A stone train's power comes together.
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WAMX train ride
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Starting Out
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Northeast WI, Spring 2018
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New Face at New Hope
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Vinita OK last September
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A local CSX train
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CSX westbound stacks on 2 track
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Tulsa Port of Catoosa (01/26/2018).
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Nice mixer (01/11/2018)!
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A Very Reading Weekend
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KCS High Oak Yard
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W.C. Wiese
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02/17/2018, vol 2.
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Trains 2018
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New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
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4 SD40-2s, 4 different schemes.
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2 trains
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Last RBBX Train Southbound
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SCL Pics
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DC MetroRail
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CP/NS/Amtrak photos
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Other Stuff
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Arnold City Park
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Updated Photo Albums
CSX: Chicago Line
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John H. Walker
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Rolling stock March 2018
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CP Chicago & Milwalkee Sub highlights
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Down at the depot
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Railroad Stations
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Freight Cars 1993
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Location: Winona, MN.
   -Updated 4/19/2018 3:00:29 PM
Winona, MN. 2015
   -Updated 4/19/2018 2:57:54 PM
Pictures I Took in Wildwood Yard XV
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Flagstaff, AZ
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Freight Cars 1991
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Conrail Watsontown Secondary/Industrial Track
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CN Wisconsin and beyond
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Princeton Indiana 4
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UP action in Nebraska, Wyoming and Idaho
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Effingham Illinois 2015-2017
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Amtrak The never made Profit railroad
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INRD & Respondek 2012-2015
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Caboose gallery
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BN/BNSF in former Q territory
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Company Engines Illinois
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Kurt F Fink
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Centralia Wamac Central City
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April 2018
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NS Illinois Division 2016 - 2018
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CSX Heritage Cars #4
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NS Frieght Cars #2
   -Updated 4/19/2018 9:15:02 AM
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Illinois Central Frieght
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Indiana Southern
   -Updated 4/19/2018 8:52:36 AM
2018 Photos
   -Updated 4/19/2018 8:23:50 AM

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