The Roundhouse Podcast

105: Becoming a Chief Mechanical Officer under 30

Scott Jarrett

Scott Jarrett became the Chief Mechanical Officer of the Cincinnati Scenic Railway while under the age of 30. He reflects on his journey which includes time with the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus Train and Amtrak. He shares what makes Cincinnati Scenic Railway a special operation and what is needed to be taken seriously in rail preservation.

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3 thoughts on “105: Becoming a Chief Mechanical Officer under 30

  1. Russ

    Wait. The breaks on these two cars aren’t working, but we’re going to run them anyway? Does the FRA know about this?

  2. Joe Spivey

    You should do a 30 under 30 in railroad restoration series. Find the youngest in rail restoration in leadership roles.

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