Chicago Tonight

As a Young Man, He Documented the Lives of ‘Railroad Tramps’

Clip: 08/29/2019 | 5m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

More than 40 years ago, Dale Wickum of Chicago traveled all over the country by freight train to meet and photograph men who called themselves “railroad tramps.” The photos have been in storage since the 1970s. Until now. Jay Shefsky has this story.

Aired: 08/29/19

Rating: NR

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