Information for riding the rails, from rules of the road to common misconceptions. LibraryThing Review. User Review – listorama – LibraryThing. The most comprehensive instruction on freight-hopping by far. And the guy is a lawyer!. : Hopping Freight Trains in America () by Duffy Littlejohn and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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Books by Duffy Littlejohn. A manual for future hitchhikers, hobos, and other misfit wanderers. Joey and I did not find trainhopping to be a simple matter.

Jul 05, Kevin rated it it was amazing Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Trainhopping is an activity infused with history and mystique, immortalized in literature and song Steinbeck, London, Kerouac, Guthrie, Ellington, etc. Bacchus rated it really liked it Nov 10, San Luis Obispo local Duffy Littlejohn has written a terrific handbook for the modern-day hobo. According to statistics from the Office of Safety Analysis at the Federal Railroad Administration, there were trespasser injuries and deaths in the U.

I can’t say that I have personal experience on this one, although there is something inside me that really wants to try this. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book provides a thorough breakdown of what a person needs to do to hop a freight train and minimize the risk of harm in the process. Is this book legal? We discussed this issue extensively. A Monthly Alternativeaccessed 26 Augustat http: Thomas Dorman rated it really liked it May 11, Open Preview See a Problem?


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Product details Paperback Publisher: Not that I’m about to hop freight trains, but Mr. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Have owned this book for many years and just bought tains updated version. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

One More Train to Ride: It’s obvious he has vast knowledge and experience with the subject, and he mixes in enough sassiness and jokes to pull you through some of the boring material how much do I really care about signal switching?

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Paperbackpages. Brandon rated it liked it Oct 29, Prior to attempting it, we studied the different types of train cars boxcars, hoppers, piggybacks, freght, reefers, auto racks, rear units, flatcars, engines, etc.

Mar 05, Ian Colby rated it really liked it. Good job is all I can say. Railroad Traffic Atlas Staple Bound. We were trying to think of a name for me, but never really could.


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See the continent from the inside. Ian Fritz rated it it was amazing Jul 26, In fact, I was an abysmal failure at it. Jul 17, Alyssa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book. While some of books in the bibliography are currently out of print, it is still a useful resource for people interesting in learning more background history about freight hopping.

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