Stephen Priest Joins as Our Marketing Manager


Stephen has been an avid model railroader for more than 45 years and earned the distinction of Master Model Railroader (MMR) from the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA). He also has served on the NMRA Board of Directors and received the NMRA President’s Award twice. The Santa Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society (SFRH&MS) has recognized Stephen for his preservation efforts and service too.


Stephen’s railroading career started with Santa Fe and continued with the BNSF merger. Since 1996, Stephen has led PRRP Proto Models as well as Paired Rail Railroad Publications. In addition to authoring and co-authoring a dozen books, he has served as editor for both Railroad Model Craftsman and NMRA Magazine. He has also worked with several model railroad manufacturers with the research and development of numerous products.


I feel very fortunate and thrilled to be joining the incredibly talented team at The entire staff at has demonstrated a passion for innovation and precision in the model railroad industry. Their energy, mission, and vision align with my family’s values, and we are thrilled to be part of such a respected company in the model railroad community. For me, being a part of this dynamic team is a dream come true.
- Stephen Priest, MMR


We’re excited to have Stephen join the family. His incredible modeling talents coupled with his full scale and Industry experience will help us further our efforts to provide outstanding customer experiences with our models, marketing materials, website, and more. We look forward to Stephen’s contributions as we continue to strive to push the boundaries of servicing our favorite hobby.

- Shane Wilson, President

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