In 2008, a group of New Orleans skateboarders came across a concrete slab on an abandoned patch of land between a highway and some train tracks. It was an old piece of Humanity Street. And it was skateable.
They began hauling bags of concrete there, mixing it in buckets, and over time they built a small skatepark surrounded by trees that swayed gently in the breeze.
When trains went by, skaters would holler, "Tricks for trains, tricks for trains!" and would bust out special moves...

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