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Photographing 4 Years Hopping the Rails of America

Tuesday 03.19.2013 , Posted by

Mike Brodie Hitchhikers 6

Hopping trains across the country is one of those ideas which harkens back to Great Depression era days of meager means and distant travels in search of something better. Forgetting the hardships of those now distant times, we often look at the hobo life as one of complete freedom – a romantic era now gone. But, it’s not gone for all: there are still people hopping trains across the U.S., seeking adventure and finding it on the backs of freight trains as they roll down the long steel rails. [Read more...]

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