Jim Wrinn has been editor at Trains since 2005. A North Carolina native, he grew up watching the Southern Railway and riding Graham County Railroad Shays. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor's degree in journalism and spent 22 years in the newspaper industry before joining the Trains staff. He has authored several railroad books and is a volunteer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum. He and his wife Cate enjoy travel, National Parks, and wine tasting.