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Photograph of a young man (Gordon McLean) riding on the top of a boxcar
Gordon, riding on top of a boxcar, in the goggles he wore to keep out coal dust and cinders. The "best-equipped hobo on the road", his essential hobo equipment included a strong canvas pack, warm sleeping bag, frying pan, tea pail, lighter and water
Source: Riding on top : memoirs of a modest master hobo
Gordon McLean -- Victoria, B.C. : Trafford, c1999. -- 168 p. : ill., ports.; 23 cm. -- ISBN 1552123006
© Gordon McLean. Reproduced with the permission of Gordon McLean.