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Freighthopping

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Freighthopping or train hopping is the act of surreptitiously boarding and riding a railroad freight car. In the United States, this became a common means of transportation following the American Ci...

The Freedom and Danger of Train-Hopping Across America | VICE ...

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Feb 12, 2015 ... I was 15 when I first hopped a freight train near Franklin Boulevard In .... that I will tell friends about: close calls, stolen pizzas, hobo handjobs, ...

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Scenic Railroad Train Rides on the Hobo Railroad and also the ...

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Two separate railroads The Hobo Railroad in NH's White Mountains and the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad in Meredith and Weirs Beach New Hampshire, ...

Modern train cars have made hobo lifestyle a thing of the past | The ...

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Aug 21, 2011 ... Gus Melonas, regional spokesman for BNSF Railway, grew up in the early 1960s in a railroad station house in Wishram, Wash. He and his twin ...

Train hopping - Hitchwiki: the Hitchhiker's guide to Hitchhiking

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Train hopping (also called train surfing, train hitching or, in parts of the United States, .... Hobos rides on the rods underside a freight car.

Riding the Rails during the Great Depression

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Often the only way they could get there was by hopping on freight trains, illegally. ... If the farmer was generous, the hobo would mark the lane so that later ...

Still Riding the Rails: Life as a Modern Hobo - HowStuffWorks

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Feb 11, 2016 ... Shorty didn't fully understand the lure of the hobo lifestyle until she began hopping trains herself in 1993. Shorty was in her mid-40s when she ...

How To Catch A Freight Train Ride To Freedom - Indefinitely Wild

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Jan 16, 2015 ... Ever wanted to pack it all in, become a hobo and ride the rails? Dusty Blackthorn's been doing that for the last 16 years. We caught up with the ...

Riding The Rails

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To "beat a train" was a challenge and a thrill. Where the hobo ended up riding depended on the type of train and the obstacles on it, like railroad bulls or other ...

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Hitchhiking America: Hopping A Freight Train (Part 2) • Expert ...

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Day 5 of my cross-country hitchhiking journey across America begins with me tracking down hobos in Portland to learn how to hop freight trains. There's just ...

How To Hop a Freight Train ← modes.io

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Look for train yards in the forgotten part of town, the part of town with all the rough ... and watched the trains, met workers and riders and hobos and vagabonds.

Train hopping: Why do hobos risk their lives to ride the rails? - BBC ...

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Dec 19, 2012 ... Train hopping, sometimes referred to as freight hopping, is against the law in all US states. But the practice continues. Homeless hobos ...