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".
The original hobo sign. Copied and imitated by others, accept only the original "A
-No.1" Was Here! Hobo signs - Beginning in the 1880's up until World War Two, ...
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 ...
Oct 21, 2014 ... PDF Download: https://www.mediafire.com/?0tj5datm4sqv7qp A "hobo" is a
migratory worker who wanders from place to place without a home ...
May 19, 2010 ... If you haven't heard of it before, HOBO SIGNS LANGUAGE is a system of
symbols, or a code developed by Hobos during the Great Depression.
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 ...
May 27, 2006 ... Hobo signs were typically drawn onto utility poles using charcoal or some other
type of temporary writing material that would wash out in time ...
Hobo Signs were originally created in the 30's so that people ridin the rails could
communicate. Over the years some people have stopped using them, but you ...
Hobo Signs from the Great Depression era...The one place where the young
hobo was assured a welcome was the "jungle," as the hobo camps were called.