Shady Details Of The “Hobo Code” (33 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       23 Jul 2018       6238       GALLERY VIEW

During the late 19th century, poor men took to the mass rail network of the continental United States in a quest for work. These men, popularly referred to as ‘hobos’, were living mainly on their own, but still developed somewhat of a system of markings dubbed as the “Hobo Code”.

 

Kind Lady lives here.

Kind Lady, tell pitiful story.

Food Here if you work.

Religious Talk get Free Meal.

You Can Sleep in the Hayloft.

Alcohol available in this town.

Free Telephone.

Free Medical Care.

If You Are Sick, will look after you.

Keep Quiet.

Watch Your Mouth.

Barking Dog Here.

Vicious Dog Here.

Beware of (4) Dogs.

Easy Mark, Sucker.

The Sky is the Limit.

Trolley Stop.

Good Place to Catch A Train.

Not A Safe Place.

Man with a Gun Lives Here.

Be Prepared to Defend Yourself.

Dishonest Person Lives Here.

Cowards, will give you money to get rid of you.

You’ll be Cursed Out.

They Will Attack You.

Police Here.

Authorities Here Are Aware.

Jail

Police Officer Lives Here

Courthouse

Judge Lives Here
Crime Committed, not safe.

There Are Thieves About.



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