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"Riding the Rails" video

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by KaBar, Mar 8, 2002.

  1. KaBar

    KaBar Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2001 Messages: 1,397 Likes Received: 28
    I ran across a cool VHS tape at my local library, a 72 minute film by two filmakers named Michael Uys and Lexy Lovell called "Riding the Rails." They sugar coated it a little, but it's really a super film. It's mostly interviews with old 78-year-old guys and one really neat little old lady named Peggy who were all hobo kids back in the '30s in the Great Depression. That Peggy is something else--I wish I had known her when she was a kid. It's a good movie, go check it out at your local library.
     
  2. Big Bruno

    Big Bruno Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 2,472 Likes Received: 70
  3. fr8lover

    fr8lover Guest

    yeah i rented that out at my library last year...its cool those guys still get on and hop a train once in awhile...the stories about people getting killed and losing limbs were pretty horrible.

    just the images of 50 guys in one open boxcar were pretty amazing...cool pbs stylee documentary...
     
  4. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    i went to a swap meet and some guys were selling train company promos.

    but they were 5 bucks for a half hour vid.... had to pass.
     
  5. FR8HOUND

    FR8HOUND Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Mar 21, 2001 Messages: 6,795 Likes Received: 38
    THANX 4 THE INFO, I'LL CHECK THAT OUT>>>>>>>>
     
  6. FlyingW

    FlyingW New Jack

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    You can watch it on VEOH for free if you want.
     
  7. work yr soul

    work yr soul Member

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  8. Oliver Clothesoff

    Oliver Clothesoff Banned

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  9. makeithappennn

    makeithappennn Elite Member

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    Good watch..thanks for sharing
     
  10. bub-ole

    bub-ole Member

    Joined: Dec 11, 2006 Messages: 415 Likes Received: 11
    sweet, the public library is the best source of free freight vids. nice find!
     
  11. peterpopoff

    peterpopoff Member

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  12. flatcar

    flatcar New Jack

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    I met the author of the companion book and also I know Guitar Whitey, a great performer and good friend. The stories are true. I have seen the results of accidents on the rails.
     
  13. Zaius

    Zaius Member

    Joined: Jul 6, 2001 Messages: 917 Likes Received: 3
    cool, thanks!
    good lookin out
     
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  14. lepthebeard

    lepthebeard Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 26, 2003 Messages: 4,126 Likes Received: 26
    ...just ordered this on CD Universe
     
  15. Ringworm Jim

    Ringworm Jim Banned

    Joined: Oct 5, 2011 Messages: 528 Likes Received: 23
    I'll have to watch this later.
     
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