Welcome to the Crescent Creek Models Shop at Thunder Mesa Studio! Crescent Creek Models specializes in innovative laser-cut structure kits for the discerning model railroader and collector. Founded by former Disney Imagineer and professional model maker, Jake Johnson, and Thunder Mesa Mining Company creator and commercial artist, Dave Meek, Crescent Creek Models brings the charm and nostalgic appeal of 19th and early 20th Century architecture to life in miniature!
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New model kit releases and pre-order opportunities from Crescent Creek Models!
Walt Disney's Carolwood Barn: HO Scale
First run sold out! Second run coming fall 2021!
Crescent Creek Models is thrilled to announce the release of Walt Disney’s Carolwood Barn in HO scale! This Crescent Creek Models Signature Line Kit was created in cooperation with the Carolwood Foundation and Walt’s Barn at Griffith Park.
Last Chance Gas: HO Scale - Back in Stock!
Our first Signature Line kit in HO Scale: Last Chance Gas. Based on a prototype Conoco station that stood in Peñasco, NM, this kit recreates the glory days of the great American road. Laser cut precision with tons of character and dripping with details, this CCM kit is shipping now!
Last Chance Gas: S Scale – Shipping Now!
Packed with all of the same great features as our HO kit, the S scale version of Last Chance Gas also includes period correct, custom 3-D printed gas pumps and additional laser cut details! Based on a prototype Conoco station that stood in Peñasco, NM, this kit recreates the glory days of the great American road. Laser cut precision with tons of character and dripping with details, this CCM Signature Line kit is shipping now!
New! John's Place O Scale Outhouse Kit
When you gotta go, you gotta go! Crescent Creek Models’ take on the classic outhouse is fun and easy to build. Laser cut basswood, with roofing paper and enough scale lumber to build one outhouse. Can be completed in less than an hour.
Park & Depot Benches 4-pack: O Scale
Based on none other than “Walt’s Bench” from Griffith Park, CA, where Walt Disney is said to have first dreamed up the idea for Disneyland. The 8′ long prototype benches featured x-braced legs with a slat back and seat, and our O scale version recreates these details with laser cut precision.