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A Year of Freight Trains

The Adventures of Brian Cray A Year of Freight Hopping WATCH THE 2017 RECAP OF FREIGHT HOPPING! Please like, subscribe or comment if you haven’t already…the more exposure will help to self-publish a book if it is not picked up by a publisher. The book covering my train hopping adventures is now COMPLETE! Freight Hopping Back

Back on the Road Again

Train Hopping Klamath Falls to Roseville Work ended, leaving me back on the road again, train hopping Klamath Falls on a deadline.  A long month of slave labor, working a minimum wage job, washing dishes, gave us a bit more travel money for New Zealand.  Antsy to leave, I watched the clock tick slowly nearing 2

Dirty Face in Pecos

Train Hopping Pecos, TX Martin dropped us off at the Love’s in Pecos.  But, by then the black dawn shimmered under loose stars vaguely seen through the stormy clouds, so we refrained from night hitchhiking and I pondered train hopping.  My nose flushed to a blushy red and I sniffled on the sidewalk by the

Come on Down to Cleveland Town

Train Hopping  Cleveland to Chicago Because of Rooster’s outstanding warrant in Ohio we needed to stay low-key while we wandered around Cleveland waiting for our next train. Somehow or another we ended up sleeping under a bridge on the sidewalk adjacent big orange traffic drums.  I yawned feeling too tired to argue with his tomfoolery,

Two Train Kids and a Pooch

Train Hopping Buffalo to Cleveland Town Gusting winds, dismal skies and sporadic rainfall cut my seasonal work short in Western New York. With minimal work, and the itch of wanderlust, I hit the road towards the end of July for unknown adventures on the steel, train hopping.   Pat dropped me off across from the CSX

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