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Our photo library includes transportation subjects, scenic landscapes and a wide variety of images from TxDOT publications. See a few sample photos in our Photo Gallery .

The photo library is available free of charge to the public. We will transfer digital photos electronically upon request.


Images on film may require processing by a commercial photo lab. Fees for these services are the customer's responsibility.

Texas Highways

Many photos in our Texas Highways magazine are purchased from freelance photographers and are not available through the photo library.

Request Photos

Make an appointment to visit the photo library for more detailed information and personalized service. You may request specific photos by mail or by phone. The photo library is not available online.

For inquiries regarding aerial film, please visit the aerial photos page.

Reproduction of TxDOT Photographs

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) allows TxDOT owned and copyright protected photographs from the Media Production Photo Library to be copied or reproduced as a public service to the general public and the Texas tourism industry. All costs associated with copying or reproducing photographs are the sole responsibility of the person copying or reproducing the material. Any person or entity who reproduces and uses TxDOT photographs does so entirely at their own risk and may be subject to claims or litigation by other parties.

Written releases are not available from people or properties pictured in any photograph. Under no circumstances will TxDOT be responsible for, or share in liability for any claim from a third party’s use of materials obtained from TxDOT.

Contact Us

(512) 486-5838


150 East Riverside Drive
Austin, TX 78704
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday