Michael Mainridge's Collection
Welcome to Michael Mainridge's Railroad Picture Archives!

Front Page Pic Welcome to the RRPictureArchives.NET contributor site of Michael Mainridge.  

Hi, I have been taking photos of trains since I was ten years old.  Unfortunately, I did not get a decent camera until I was an adult.  Since I grew up in the St. Louis area, I had the opportunity to see a wide variety of railroads (especially in the pre-merger era).  

I lived in Portland, Oregon for 10 years and I enjoyed watching the massive modern units dash by with stack trains and mixed manifests.  While it is fun to reflect on the past, it is just as important to pay attention to what is happening around you today.  It is constantly changing.  

I will post photos from different time periods and places as I scan in my printed photos.  I also have high quality digital photos from recent years.  

You may browse my collection of pictures via the menu located on the left hand side of the page.  I hope you enjoy the collection and thanks for stopping by!

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Site Stats
Photos: 285
Locomotives:  179
Rolling Stock:  47
Locations:  13
What's New?
New Photo Albums
Great Smoky Mountains Railway - May 24 1999
   -Added 5/14/2018 4:16:22 PM
Nebraska Central - Sep 9 2002
   -Added 5/13/2018 2:36:21 PM
Illinois Triangle Railfanning - 1990's
   -Added 5/13/2018 11:26:08 AM
Railfanning Louisville KY - April 9-10, 1999
   -Added 5/13/2018 10:16:33 AM
Railfanning - East St. Louis and Granite City IL
   -Added 5/12/2018 11:06:11 PM
Colorado Trip - Sep 2002
   -Added 5/10/2018 4:53:50 PM
Misc Photos
   -Added 1/3/2015 12:14:57 AM
St Louis Area Photos 1980s
   -Added 1/2/2015 9:45:43 PM
Troutdale OR Jan 10 2009
   -Added 12/7/2013 9:26:22 AM
Troutdale OR Nov 15 2008
   -Added 12/7/2013 8:57:22 AM
UP (ex-CNW) yard in Madison, IL
   -Added 5/25/2013 11:25:18 PM
Illinois Central Business Train
   -Added 1/21/2013 8:47:03 PM
Updated Photo Albums
St Louis Area Photos 1980s
   -Updated 9/22/2018 5:49:25 PM
UP (ex-CNW) yard in Madison, IL
   -Updated 9/22/2018 3:59:59 PM
Misc Photos
   -Updated 5/13/2018 2:19:35 PM
Colorado Trip - Sep 2002
   -Updated 5/12/2018 10:51:34 PM

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