fred's website
freighthopping, hoboes, boxcar art...
freightcar wheel
photographs  of chalk drawings left on freightcars by hoboes & railroad workers

articles  from websites, magazines, and newspapers about freighthopping

stories  from train riders about their experiences on the rails

links  to other websites with similar information

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search  almost 1,400 pages and over 4,500 images on this website

my favorite tags  from 35 photos out of 3,500 slides & negatives taken over the last 35 years

NEW! Added a story by Abdul Rahim, "Return to Detroit"