Riding the rails

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"At the height of the Great Depression, more than 250,000 teenagers were living on the road in America."
This documentary portraits old men and women who ran away from home as a teenager in order to find work or adventures on the railroads in america in the 1930s.
It contains very impressive footage of landscapes and the former life circumstances of teenage hobos and their reasons to hop on the trains.
Even one of them still rides them at an age around 80.

length: 52min.
language: american english

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