The FRA data concluded that train deaths have grown steadily in the past 10 years, peaking in 2017. This guy loves it. Flirting with danger every time. Over the last few days I’ve watched all of Stobes videos. Whilst waiting for the London Overground along the North London Line (say, Canonbury to Camden Road or Highbury and Islington to Hackney Central), I've occasionally found a long, slow freight train passing along the same platform, in the direction my train would go. He was struck by a commuter train in Baltimore. To be honest, some of those were my personal favorite episodes. We started in Dunsmuir where we met North Bank Fred. Riding rails is dangerous life.The freight train RIP Stobe! My favorite is when he hid in the bathroom of a locomotive while an inspection was underway. Maybe the weather played a role. At first I thought he was a bit slow or just a simpleton but his cadence and film editing is like visual potato chips. Rest easy and ride free through the darkest hours of the night. The N Kresson St overpass and the Pulaski Hwy overpass - Where he was found. His videos were all wanted to watch and to this day, I probably watch a Stobe video once a day. RIP Stobe. wow look at the brain on Foley…( His demise was inevitable. Bro go get laid or catch out at the next opportunity. My brother, for a time in his youth, was a train hopper. “But we continue to develop new programs that will hopefully address it.”. Cheers my friend. While it had its exhilarating moments it was super dangerous and mostly unpleasant. Did they find his backpack along the track? Stobe wouldn’t be caught dead being associated with such toxic and cathartic sentiment. I never personally met him, but after the 2nd or 3d video, he felt like a lost brother to me. and a virtual 24oz Icehouse in your memory. Couer ‘ d Alene, ID. Yea. I think to compensate for getting sick of catching out and the whole stobehobo I don’t know how or why but something just drew me to him and his content. My dad did a little of this in the 70s. Was my first thought. What stranger’s will tip the hat to your memory when your meat bag passes? “Stobe the Hobo” brought me closer to nature and to other people and for that I can’t thank him enough. All of Jims episodes you can hear a song that is purposely placed in that spot, such as “Crazy Train”, you start singing along, “I’m going off the rails on a crazy train”. But before his channel, he also made 2 full-length Movies; Both those films are now on youtube, under Hobo Stobe Archive. One of my top three “holy shit I nearly died” experiences was while hopping a freight, and I definitely do not recommend it. The editing of his film footage was part of the magic of Hobo Stobe. Death Metal wasn’t the only music he liked, he was eclectic and liked all kinds. How a man I never met and randomly found on the internet touched my soul escapes me. I've got cold beer which ameliorates the situation. Every time I see a train I am going to think of you and look for your KFC or Attack Of The Stobe, or wingman. Being an alcoholic and riding freights don’t mix. one day in the life of stobe. by IanMP » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:06 pm, Post Jim Stobie’s Meat based transport system may be gone. RIP, I will miss you Stobe! I’ve also enjoyed Stobe’s real as steel trips along the US freight lines landing in various towns and cities. Isn’t that a passenger train only track to Penn Station? Stobe is a state of mind . Stobie … Based on the communications from Baltimore Law Enforcement and Baltimore Train communications … How can he afford to take these long trips, sipping beer and eating fried chicken if he was lucky enough to be in a town that had a liquor store? I remember when I was able to drink like that! I never did it again nor did I want to and I'd encourage people not to do it. rip, where is his final resting place? RIP Stobe. Based on the communications from Baltimore Law Enforcement and Baltimore Train communications we've located the area where his body was recovered. I am amazed at the impact he had on me. Why do you have to be an atomic asshole because someone wasn’t aware Stobe had passed?