Category Archives: Robert Klara

A Little Praise For ‘The New York Commuter’s Glossary”

We got some kind words from a real-deal writer, Robert Klara, author of FDR’s Funeral Train, about our own New York Commuter’s Glossary. Robert is an old pal, and was once the “Engine Bob” columnist on this very site–well before … Continue reading

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Track 61 Revisited

Gothamist ventured into the famed Track 61 train platform under the Waldorf-Astoria over the weekend, snapping some pix at the sight that former Trainjotting contributor Engine Bob (a.k.a. “FDR’s Funeral Train” author Robert Klara) called “the holy grail” of urban … Continue reading

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THE TRAINJOTTING READER: FDR’s Funeral Train

I’m pleased–and mighty relieved–to report that Robert Klara’s FDR’s Funeral Train, which I finished last night, is very, very good. I’m relieved because ol’ Engine Bob is a pal (and former Trainjotting columnist!), and it would be really awkward if … Continue reading

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