Omnibus with Ken Jennings and John Roderick
An encyclopedic reference of strange-but-true stories compiled as a time capsule for future generations.

Freighthopping (Entry 500.AM0812)

February 21, 201966 min
In which the American railroad provides a semi-legal travel network for millions of migrant laborers, and John explains how a sufficiently blond mustache on a young hobo can ward off evil. Certificate #14946.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices