This 18-year-old hopped trains for 5 years and caught it all on camera (Photos)

In 2003, aged 18, Brodie left home to go freight-hopping across the USA.  he subsequently spent three years photographing people he encountered.


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Unlike many of the young drifters he rode trains with back then, Brodie took his camera along and the photographs he took have finally been distilled into a book, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, just published by the American fine art photography imprint, Twin Palms.

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Now he’s 28 and working as a mechanic in Oakland, Calif. He doesn’t hop trains anymore. He no longer takes photographs either.

Train Hopping Isn't Dead.

 

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Train Hopping Isn't Dead.

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– See more at: http://www.the-open-mind.com/18-year-old-travels-the-country-for-5-years-by-train-hopping/#sthash.NRvOsPOT.dpuf

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