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All aboard with E. M. Frimbo, world"s greatest railroad buff

by Rogers E. M. Whitaker

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Published by Grossman Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rogers E. M. Whitaker and Anthony Hiss ; with additional works of engineering by Barbara Vroom and Brendan Gill ; and ill. by Mark Livingston.
    ContributionsHiss, Tony, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2751 .F68 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5044735M
    ISBN 100670112941
    LC Control Number74004705
    OCLC/WorldCa1205907

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      All Aboard with E. M. Frimbo: World's Greatest Railroad Buff by Rogers E. M. Whitaker and Anthony Hiss, with additional Works of Engineering by Bari . Rogers E.M. Whitaker () worked as editor and writer for "The New Yorker" and was also a railroad enthusiast. He started working for "The New Yorker" in as proofreader and copy editor and went on to write in the "Talk of the Town" section as E.M. Frimbo, the World's Greatest Railroad Buff.

    All Aboard With E.M. Frimbo, World's Greatest Railroad Buff (Author) 89 copies, 2 reviews In Motion: The Experience of Travel 35 copies, 1 review The View from Alger's Window: A Son's Memoir 34 copies.   I located and read Whitaker's/Frimbo's article, Chapter 12 "Ithaca: A Case History from Frimbo's File" in All Aboard with E. M. Frimbo: World's Greatest Railroad Buff, , Grossman Publishers, ISBN Being an egalitarian, he split his travels to and from Ithaca with Lackawanna service.


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Frimbo, World's Greatest Railroad Buff. A book by Whitaker and Anthony Hiss, entitled All Aboard with E. Frimbo was published in Much of the book appeared originally in The New Yorker, having been written for “Talk” by Hiss.

On the credits page, the authors give thanks to “Dr.” Brendan Gill for having contributed a portion of the first chapter of the book. All Aboard With E.M. Frimbo: World's Greatest Railroad Buff (Kodansha Globe) by Professor Tony Hiss, Mark Livingston (Illustrator), Rogers E.M.

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This is a book you wish would never end and you close it with a sigh for time marvelously spent. Frimbo, the pseudonym of Rogers Whitaker, has traveled more than two million miles by rail, or more than 86 times around the globe. He hopes to cover every piece of trackage known in the States — and tomorrow the world.

A man of regal outlook, and merry with statistics, Frimbo is a lexicographer. World's Greatest Railroad Buff. By Rogers E. Whitaker and Tony Hiss. Kodansha, paper, $ ne shudders to think what E. Frimbo would make of Amtrak's recent near-death experiences. But if the curmudgeonly train enthusiast (who once described the automobile as ''a rolling sneeze,'' ''a little slice of selfishness'') can return to life The Orange Blossom Special was a deluxe passenger train on the Seaboard Air Line Railroad and connecting railroads between New York City and Miami in the United States.

It ran during the winter season only. It covered 1, miles (2, km) on the Pennsylvania Railroad from New York City to Washington, D.C., the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad from Washington to.

Get this from a library. All aboard with E.M. Frimbo, world's greatest railroad buff. [Rogers E M Whitaker; Tony Hiss]. All Aboard with E. Frimbo, the Worlds Greatest Railroad Buff,first edition, signed, approx. 6" x 9", pages. Dust jacket has some tears at the bottom. Very good Rating: % positive.

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E. Frimbo, the world's foremost railroad buff, will board a train once more, at least symbolically, on Monday at a brunch aboard a vintage car at Pennsylvania Station. All Aboard with E. Frimbo: World's Greatest Railroad Buff by Anthony Hiss, Rogers E.

Whitaker. Penguin. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting.

Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

Originally published: as 'All aboard with E.M. Frimbo: world's greatest railroad buff', New York: Grossman, Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: by Rogers E.M. Whitaker and Anthony Hiss ; with additional works of engineering by Barbara Vroom and Brendan Gill, and illustrations by Mark Livingston.

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M. Frimbo. World's Greatest Railroad Buff. By Rogers E. M. Whitaker. and Tony Hiss. Kodansha, paper, $ One shudders to think what E. M. Frimbo would make of Amtrak's recent.ALL ABOARD WITH E.M. FRIMBO by ROGERS E.M. WHITAKER & ANTHONY HISS pages.

Grossman. $ The estimable Ernest M. Frimbo is the Baron Munchausen of railroads, with a puff of Lucius Beebe and a chuff of Cervantes thrown in.

Frimbo—the "world's greatest railroad buff'—is the brain child of Rogers E.M. Whitaker, who has himself bumpety-thumped across 2, miles of .