Four days at the National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa. Yes, hoboes still exist. But their numbers are dwindling.
Everything that happened to me while spending three nights with hoboes.
. The town of Britt, Iowa, is known as the hobo capital of the world.
Interviews with the last of a dying breed.
The code of signs that hoboes use to communicate good spots and places to avoid. Seems like it could use updating to include signs for “good wi-fi” and “no cell service here.”
What’s your hobo name? It’s the first and most important step towards a life of riding the rails.
A gallery of hobo royalty. Come pay homage.
Even YOU can be King or Queen of the Hoboes! Just follow these simple steps.