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!

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Featured Products

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

Last Chance Gas: HO Scale – Shipping Now!

Available now, 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!


New Product! Scale Stucco

Get professional quality results with Crescent Creek Models Scale Stucco! This thick bodied acrylic modeling paste is ideal for creating realistic plaster and stucco wall finishes in miniature. 2 fluid oz/59ml resealable wide mouth plastic jar.


New! Route 66 Road Stencils: HO, S, and O Scale

Available in HO, S, or O scale, these laser cut Route 66 road stencils are a great way to add realistic detail to your highway scenes.


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.


Last Chance Gas: S Scale Waiting List

Due to popular demand, an S scale version of our Last Chance Gas kit is currently in development. No release date has yet been scheduled but we are taking names on a waiting list for those who would like to have one of these kits (HO scale model shown).

Price TBD

Walt Disney's Carolwood Barn Waiting Lists

Disney Barn

All of our Walt Disney's Carolwood Barn kits are currently sold out, however there is an HO scale version of this kit currently in development, and we are gauging interest in doing a second run in O scale. Click the buttons below if you would like to add your name to these waiting lists.