Hobo Signs

Hobos placed markings on fences, posts, and railroad line side equipment to aid them and others of their ilk in finding help or steering them clear of trouble. Here are some of the more common markings that they used across the country. These markings would be a nice added detail on any scale model railroad.

       Bad Bull       Bad Water      Good Barn

          Traveling Direction                    Dishonest Man                      Good Handout

       Good Jungle     Police Live Here      Be Sanctimonious

                                        Help For the Sick                                 

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