Riding the rail was a punishment most prevalent in the United States in the 18th
and 19th centuries in which an offender was made to straddle a fence rail held ...
Award-winning documentary about 250000 teenagers who left their homes and
hopped freights during the Great Depression.
Many people forced off the farm heard about work hundreds of miles away ... or
even half a continent away. Often the only way they could get there was by ...
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Aug 11, 2013 ... Riding the Rails: Hobo Kids during Great Depression 1/5 .... prior to, during and
after WWII as he rode the rails and he talked about how friendly ...
Documentary ... Riding the Rails offers a visionary perspective on the presumed
romanticism of the road and cautionary legacy of the Great Depression.
Sep 11, 2016 ... Nina Burleigh retraces her family's rail adventure across half the continent to
Haight-Ashbury, the epicenter of the counterculture movement in ...
Hobohemia: Riding The Rails. One of the first 'tramps' to write hobo life into
history was Josiah Flynt. In the early 1890s, Flynt published articles describing
Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression. We
thought it was the magic carpet...the click of the rails... romance." "The end of the
ride the rails. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to: navigation,
search. English. Verb. ride the rails. (idiomatic) To travel by railway ...
Aug 17, 2013 ... Riding the rails has always been illegal, but hobos complain that enforcement is
tougher, especially in the South where the railway police (or ...