Some commonly used signs: A cross signifies "angel food", that is, food served to
the hobos after a sermon. A triangle with ...
These Hobo Signs below, plus a large glossary of Hobo Terms are available in
printed form in my book "The American Hoboes" "Riders of the Rails".
Depression era symbols used by hoboes. In their travels for work, hoboes made
marks with chalk, paint or coal on walls, sidewalks, fences and posts. The signs ...
Hobo signs - Beginning in the 1880's up until World War Two, hoboes placed
markings on fences, posts, sidewalks, buildings, trestles, bridge abutments, and ...
Hobo Signs and Signals: How gentlemen of the road communicate with each
other about opportunities for handouts or work, unfriendly neighborhoods and ...
Jun 3, 2010 ... This unique Hobo Code was known to the brotherhood of freight train ...
Somewhere between city signs and street graffiti lies a surprisingly rich ...
Mar 17, 2011 ... place markings on fences, posts, signs, sidewalks, buildings, trestles, bridge
abutments, trees and railroad line side equipment to aid them and ...
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May 14, 2013 ... I don't remember if we called them “hobos,” but I do recall occasionally seeing “
hobo marks” made in chalk or charcoal on walls or the sides of ...
What kinds of hobo signs and hobo codes have been used over the years? Have
you ever used an emoji in place of words in a text to communicate something ...