The Roundhouse Podcast

023: Trains Magazine Editor Jim Wrinn


Ever wonder what it’s like to be the editor for Trains Magazine?  Jim tells you what he looks for in a good railroad story!

Jim Wrinn Interview

Jim began reading Trains Magazine at the age of 6.  His parents bought it to stimulate his reading; he enjoyed it for the pictures.  As he worked his way up in the field of journalism, he eventually became the Editor in 2004.  Jim shares some memorable stories that have come across his desk, the excitement regarding Norfolk & Western 611, and how the magazine is celebrating its 75th year of publication.

Question of the Day (41:39)

If you’re a mother or father, what do you enjoy most about introducing your kids to trains and railroads?  Let me know and I will respond to your comments in our next episode.

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One thought on “023: Trains Magazine Editor Jim Wrinn

  1. Ryan Shipp

    I got to meet Jim last year at Streamliners at Spencer, and again last month when the 611 was heading home to Roanoke, VA. Great guy.

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