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below are pages containing photographs relating to hopping freights and boxcar art:

buZ blurr Sketches from the "master" (73 groups of 10 photos)

buZ blurr (the early years) Seldom seen drawings from the master's formative years (3 groups of 10 photos)

buZ blurr (Mail Art) Mail Art created by buZ blurr from stencils he created from photographs (25 images)

Colossus of Roads 10 images of the "Master" by Chris Crook

Drummond Mansfield Classic drawings of hoboes show life as it was before scanners and cell phones

Toby Hardman Black & white photographs of sketches left by hoboes and railroad workers on freight cars

Khaze Beginning with his "Traveling Blues Exhibit", done in oil pastels, of blues greats from a set of cards that R. Crumb did in the 80's

Monikers Several pages of tags I thought to be noteworthy (17 groups of 10 photos)

Boxcar art Some of my favorite drawings (139 groups of 10 photos)

My Oldest "Herby" A tag of his dated 9-20-69

Railfan corner Photos of places and equipment long gone (5 groups of 10 photos)

Amtrak wreck The "Cushions" take a tumble at Black Butte, CA on Dec. 7, 2000

Riding in Style Photographs scanned from old Kodachrome slides showing what train travel was meant to look like (i.e. before Amtrak)

Over the Cascades Photos taken during a winter trip from Klamath Falls to Eugene by "sidedoor pullman"

People Folks I've met along the tracks over the years (3 groups of 10 photos)

1999 West Coast Hobo Gathering Photos from the first gathering, courtesy of West Coast Virginia Slim

2000 West Coast Hobo Gathering Memories of a very cool weekend

2001 West Coast Hobo Gathering The best one yet

2001 West Coast Hobo Gathering Revisited Two pages of photographs taken by Dammit Ray during the 2001 West Coast Hobo Gathering in Dunsmuir

2002 West Coast Hobo Gathering The most "eventful" one yet

2002 West Coast Hobo Gathering (part deux) Photos taken by No Nuts during the gathering at Black Butte

2003 West Coast Hobo Gathering There couldn't have been any tramps riding trains anywhere else in the country this weekend they all seemed to be in Dunsmuir

2004 West Coast Hobo Gathering Something old, something new, something borrowed, something black

2004 West Coast Hobo Gathering - the jungle Photographs of "ground zero" by Chris

Dunsmuir Railroad Days trophy The 2nd place trophy that our "Marching Band" won in Dunsmuir

2005 West Coast Hobo Gathering We don' need no stinkin' Parade...

2005 Black Butte Hobo Gathering Photographs of the gathering taken by Alex

2006 West Coast Hobo Gathering We came, we saw, we gathered...

Bridges I Have Known Vantage points for scenic views and shelter while we pay our dues... (3 groups of 10 photos)

1984 National Hobo Convention 13 photos that originally appeared in the Britt (IA) News-Tribune following the 1984 Convention

Riding in the Winter Ahhh, Winter! No heat, no mosquitoes... what's not to like? 15 photos that I scanned from old prints showing scenes of Winter riding

The Formative Years Photos from my early years of stumbling around freightyards, taken in the late 70's and early 80's (7 groups of 10 photos)

Black Butte in Winter What I have to endure in order to get all of these silly photographs of "boxcar art" (4 groups of 10 photos)

A Ride Down the Hill Photos from a ride down the hill into Dunsmuir

No Nuts' Birthday Party Photos from this year's party at an "undisclosed location" in Northern California

Dunsmuir to Eugene Again 20 photos from a "railfanning" trip I took with Short Track and Mr. Grinch from Dunsmuir to Eugene

Travelling Photos from train trips taken by Juliette

Gallery 1 12 photos from the 70's showing early train trips

Gallery 2 12 photos from the 80's showing tramps

Gallery 3 12 photos from the 80's showing trains

Gallery 4 12 photos from the 90's showing trains, tramps, and scenics

Gallery 5 10 photos from the 70's and 80's taken on various train trips

Gallery 6 10 photos from the 70's and 80's taken on various train trips

Gallery 7 6 photos from the 70's taken on a train trip from Oroville to Klamath Falls, then back to Dunsmuir

Gallery 8 6 photos from the 80's taken on a train trip from Oakland to West Colton

Gallery 9 4 photos from the 80's taken on a train trip from Roseville to Oakland

Gallery 10 6 photos from the 80's taken on a train trip from Oakland to LA

Gallery 11 8 photos from the 80's taken on a train trip from Denver to Oakland

Gallery 12 4 photos from the 80's taken on a train trip from Roseville to LA

Gallery 13 8 photos from the 80's taken on a train trip from Roseville to LA

Gallery 14 postcards from "Cardboard" on a trip from Oroville to Britt in 1991

Black & White 5 photos from old black & white negatives taken on various train trips

Winter ride - 1996 6 photos from a winter ride in 1996

Vinegar Valley Express Another visit to my favorite "rusted-motorcar-sitting-in-the-woods"

Hopping Freights Previously-posted photos from some favorite train trips