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Back on the rails – jumping trains in Baltimore

As December of another year squandered in the East loomed, the time came to pursue “rare miles” in a hyper-congested urban corridor. Two rail routes exist between DC and Baltimore. The better-known one is the Amtrak line, formerly the Pennsylvania […]

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Back on the rails – jumping trains in Baltimore

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As December of another year squandered in the East loomed, the time came to pursue “rare miles” in a hyper-congested urban corridor. Two rail routes exist between DC and Baltimore. The better-known one is the Amtrak line, formerly the Pennsylvania […]

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Jumping trains and riding the rails carries risks and scenic rewards

In another life I had time to ride freight trains around the West, through thousands of miles of scenery that only freight crews and hoboes had seen ever since

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Tales from the Holy Land

Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Baltimore-based author  Rafael  Alvarez's latest book - Tales from the Holy Land.  This is the third collection of short fiction from

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All That Remains

The Baltimore Post-Examiner is  proud to present an excerpt from All that Remains by former Baltimore City police officer  Robert L. LeBrun.  When Jack Kotter Jr. is forced to

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Front Stoops in the Fifties

Baltimore Post-Examiner is pleased to showcase an excerpt from Michael Olesker's Front Stoops in the Fifites.  Legendary Baltimore columnist Olesker recounts the stories of some of city's most famous

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Hobo Pride: Freight-train hopping to Lynchburg

Ernest Hemingway hopping a freight train between boxcars to get to Walloon Lake in  1916. (Wikipedia Commons) After 17 months - too long a time - I was back sticking

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The Art of Being Un-Wired: Chapter 31

(Read the previous chapters here.) I looked up at the calendar, sixteen days and counting and no word from Kehinde. I didn’t want to call him. If this was some kind

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Nine Years Under: The Coming of Age in an Inner City Funeral Home

Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from Nine Years Under: The Coming of  Age in an Inner City Funeral Home, a book  available at Amazon by Sheri

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I Like Your Form: Confessions of a Personal Trainer

Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from 'I Like Your Form: Confessions of a Personal Trainer’ by JD Holmes available at Amazon.  After graduating from high school and

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The Ravens of Solemano or The Order of the Mysterious Men in Black

Baltimore Post-Examiner is proud to present an excerpt from The Ravens of Solemano by Eden Unger Bowditch, who created the Young Inventors Guild series. The series tells the story of five

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