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Freighthopping - Wikipedia

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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...

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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Feb 11, 2016 ... A veteran hobo called Road Hog USA showed her the ropes — where to hide from the “bulls” (train yard cops), where the train stops or slows ...

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, ...

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 ...... my way around a train, it was by travelling with crazy old hobos, and using a ...

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

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Oct 6, 2014 ... 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 ...

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 ...

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.