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
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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.
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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 ...
Nov 2, 2013 ... In the gritty Depression years, folk singer Woody Guthrie mythologized America's
train-hopping hobos and the itinerant lifestyle he sometimes ...
Jan 16, 2013 ... An article on the history of train hopping and current status of the culture ... A big
country with lots of trains, and hobo history, makes the United ...
Hobo stories: an interview with Rapid T, a hobo who rides the rails in the eastern
US - freight train travel. Train hopping stories.
Aug 17, 2013 ... Disappointingly, few hobos at the meeting arrived the traditional way, by hopping
off a freight train. The railway drivers know about the festival ...
Aug 24, 2014 ... BRITT, Iowa — Veteran hobo Gerard “Frog” Fortin hopped his first freight train in
1970 in Florida, riding an open-topped gondola car through ...