A railroad worker with a club, maybe a hobo nighthawk, straddles train cars while chasing off a tramp. Brown Brothers, (Probably posed, but look at the tags and hobo language on the cars.) These were called Dicks!
THEY found the Hardrock Kid under a tree in Ogden, Iowa back in He was on his way to the National Hobo Convention in Britt when he stopped for lunch and quietly passed away. In hobo vernacular: he caught the Westbound.