Jim Younkin

 

NAME:  Jim Younkin  

FAMILY:  Wife Lorna, children: Tanya, Wendy, Brandon, Britney, Josh, Jessica, and Nick and several grand children


EMPLOYMENT:   Retired locomotive engineer

A BIT OF LIFE HISTORY:  Born in Western Nebraska. Spent my younger years on a 17,000 acre ranch.  Moved to Montana in 1964. Graduated Manhattan high school in 1971. Worked for Milwaukee railroad 1971 through 1980. Ranched and drove semi trucks till 1987. Worked for Montana Rail Link till 2002. Retired and spend lots of time with the grandkids. 

4X4 VEHICLES:  1997 Jeep TJ, 1998 Toyota Tacoma, 1999 Dodge Ram 2500.

MODIFICATIONS DONE TO YOUR PRESENT RIDE:  Jeep is lifted with 33 inch tires.  


FAVORITE VEHICLE OF ALL TIME:  1965 Chevelle SS.


IF MONEY WAS NOT AN OBJECT, WHAT WOULD YOU DRIVE OFF ROAD? The biggest and baddest Jeep I could find.  

SAME QUESTION BUT ON ROAD?  

            
FAVORITE TRAIL  OR TRAILS:  I love them all.


TRAIL OR AREA THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO RUN SOME TIME REALISTICALLY:  I’m open for just about any trail.

SAME QUESTION BUT UN-REALISTIC


FAVORITE TYPE OF FOUR WHEELING?     All types     

WHAT OTHER THINGS DO YOU LIKE TO DO:  I like to fly fish, train my German wire hairs, pheasant and elk hunt.  Love to fly my airplane and drive my Jeep.


FUTURE GOALS IN LIFE?  Be happy and healthy.

                 
IF YOU COULD BE ANYTHING IN LIFE,  WHAT JOB WOULD YOU HAVE? I liked my locomotive engineer job.