Freight hoppers: Trains, freedom and the traveling culture

Freight hoppers: Trains, freedom and the traveling culture

Volume
22
/ Issue
50

Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Max Hunt
While most of today’s hobos hitchhike or otherwise get around, a minority continues the tradition of riding the rails — despite risk of personal injury, legal hassles and run-ins with violent individuals. Xpress takes a look.

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