Jim Stobe has passed (1 Viewer)


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Nov 29, 2018
Current Location
Boulder Creek Ca
Dude! Absolutely! I use to ride back in 2008 & FTRA are seriously killers, they'll kill just because. Furthermore, he landed on tracks and was run over by another train which destroyed any evidence of anything happening. FTRA are sick they use to take people hostage in the yards & piss on bandannas and make them wear it. FTRA SHOULD BE KILLED! EVERY1!!!
Stobe was so nice, he trusted too many people and got killed!!! Nobody out there to hear you scream for help or to hear you die.
You know, you really should think before posting.

Feel free to contact Jim’s parents, through the memorial page they have set up on Facebook. They will set you straight real quick. You stated something you simply believe as a set-in-stone fact. Was it the second shooter on the grassy knoll?
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Jun 5, 2019
Current Location
Redding, California
I loved Stobe's videos. I actually only started watching them this year. Less then a month ago is when I learned of his death. His death I think was such a great loss to everyone who was a fan or a friend.

Everyone of you who has posted your train hopping videos, I enjoy them all! I have not hopped a train in over 20+ years and they all bring back so many memories.


Nowhere bound...
May 6, 2014
Current Location
Brunswick, Georgia
For me, it's only been two - but after waiting that long, it kinda does feel like 20+. Good chance I might finally get one this summer, I'll just have to wait for the outcome of the other plans I made.
I have not hopped a train in over 20+ years and they all bring back so many memories.


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Aug 9, 2018
Current Location
I just spent all day watching his videos.

Thanks for introducing me to that great artist.


Jul 30, 2019
Current Location
Upstate NY
Nice guy, real nice guy but had a nasty habit of walking across giant trestles even trust is without cat walks like the one that goes over the red River in Shreveport.
no disrespect but let this be a lesson to any of you thinking about taking a shortcut across an expansive trestle.

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