Home Adventure Travel Diary of a Digital Tramp Adventure Travel Diary of a Digital Tramp By Brian Cray - October 25, 2019 67 0 My first train In the Sonoran DesertBelen, NMChelloSomewhere in ArizonaHitchhiking to SedonaMy boy Don Jordan…don’t fuck with someone with two first names.Somewhere in NevadaSouthern TransconSan Bernardino National ForestAn empty work train headed towards Fresno from Bakersfield, CA.The Fresno Train YardPanorama Park overlooking the Kern RiverMill Creek ParkWhere I slept the one night in Bakersfield…Hanging out in Bakersfield trying to avoid the rain.PalmdaleA payphone in Palmdale…didn’t know they still had this shit.On my way to Buffalo, NYRight outside LetchworthMarien’s first trainRoseville, CAOutside RosevilleOutside RosevilleCatchin’ outta RosevilleNear Lake ShastaRollin’ intosevilleSided near K. Falls in a snowstormThe light of the nightEugeneSunset LineBefore I got pulled off…Somewhere in TexasRoundtop Mountain in the distanceTexasTucson, AZTucson, AZTucson, AZTucson, AZTucson, AZColton, CAColton, CADirk and Rooster Colton, CAOutside BakersfieldOutside BakersfieldRoosterSomewhere on the tracks…Outside BakersfieldRoosterEgretIn BakersfieldAmarillo, TXRollin’ into AmarilloUnit coalLa Junta, COLa Junta, COSomewhere in the OzarksMissouri at a siding somewhereRidin’ suicide through the Ozark MountainsStreet art in West MemphisOutside of Rossville IM Facility near Memphis, TNOutside of Letchworth State ParkAt a siding near Rossville IM FacilityKansasRidin’ suicide to Springfield, MOEmpty Coal to Springfield, MOSomehwhere in KansasArkansas right over the Mississippi River bridge near Memphis, TNSomewhere in LouisianaWith Brian on his first train rideSomewhere in LouisianaSan BernardinoRollin’ into San BernardinoMississippiSomewhere in Louisiana or MississippiAlabama somewhereTennessee RiverOn our way to Waycross, GAOn our way to WaycrossTeardrop being a dumbassNearing Baldwin, FLNear Baldwin. FLLet’s Get the Fuck Outta DodgePensacolaPensacolaGraffiti BridgeTennessee River crossing into Decatur, ALNS Yard in Memphis, TNSomewhere in OklahomaCarer, OKBrian on his first train outta PecosKicked in the Face by a MooseSome souvenirs I collected on my travels hitchhiking Van Horn, Texas with the gang…Nothin’ but sunset for miles…the only good thing about gettin’ stuck in Van Horn, TXI learned an important lesson today…don’t catch a train on the fly on the middle track…there may be switchers that you hit your feet with and you might get fucked up or killed.Wandering the tracks near the Amtrak StationTeardrop waiting patiently track side to train hop outta Charlottesville.Train Hopping Charlottesville took patience, but we did see some cool front engines roll through along with the circus train…After catchin’ outta Charlottesville we ended just 12 miles out of the city riding an empty gondola with leftover wood debris…fuckVan Horn TexasUmpqua Hot Springs, ORTim and GraceHitchin’ to Crater LakeCrater LakeHarrisburg PennsylvaniaYoungstown, OHOutside LetchworthColonial Heights, VABakersfield, CAIn Texas on the T&PJacksonville, FLSomewhere in FloridaSomewhere in VirginiaNear Baldwin, FLAtlanta, GAOn the Hi-lineGoin’ through North CarolinaCascadesUnit in COTopeka, KansasFlorence, SCSomewhere in VAHuntsville, ALElberta, ALTeardrop being a dumbass not respecting the red skankVirginiaPennsylvaniaFreight Pimps mural spotted in Florence, SCPennsylvaniaHi-line to WashingtonAllentown, PAPensacolaFloridaCleveland, OHWest VirginiaPennsylvaniaMilwaukee, WISomewhere in OH or PAGraffiti BridgeYoungstown, OHMount ShastaEugene, ORColumbia RiverShasta LakeRoof of a grainer out of Klamath Falls, ORK. Falls, OR RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Adventure Travel Closing Down the Blog Adventure Travel Scotty Doesn’t Know Adventure Travel Riding Freight through the Clouds LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.