Though the train hopping days have long been considered over with, there are still those who exist on the fringes of society, living out of their bundles and riding the rails. Some are vagabonds and some are travelers who let their minds and bodies wander, they feel the terrible winds whipping through their hair while leaning out of open boxcar doors. Trains take you to places some people call nowhere. Others would have the right to argue. They take you everywhere. For the outdoor-inspired, it’s everywhere. Freighter routes wind through forgotten forests and below desolate peaks, across the plains and along raging rivers. So gather up a bindle and make your way to the tracks, it’s train hoppin’ time.
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