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