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.
"Riding the Rails" presents the poignant and little-known story of teen hobos
during the 1930's, a time of desperation and bitter hardship. These young
A Hobo's Christmas Born on a Nebraska farm in 1916, Donald Newhouser rode
the rails from 1935 to 1938, following the harvests through the West: the hay ...
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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Riding the rails. A report from the National Hobo Convention. Aug 17th 2013 |
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Documentary ... Riding the Rails offers a visionary perspective on the presumed
romanticism of the road and cautionary legacy of the Great Depression. From '
middle class ...