Crescent Creek Models


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!

Featured Products

New model kit releases and pre-order opportunities from Crescent Creek Models!

Last Chance Gas: HO Scale

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!


Little Thunder Cab for Bachmann 0-4-2 Porter

As seen on the Thunder Mesa model railroad and inspired by the "wildest ride in the wilderness," it's the Little Thunder Cab - a drop in replacement for the factory cabs on Bachmann's popular On30 Porter 0-4-2. Precision laser cut parts for ease of assembly.


Walt Disney's Carolwood Barn: HO Scale

Made to Order
Crescent Creek Models is thrilled to announce the second run 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.


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.