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I wanted to make a serious layout (i.e. in accordance with what is done in Egypt :siffle:), but following various exchanges on the forum, I was suggested some interesting and trustworthy references. So I'm going to make some references to comics (Tintin with professor SICLONE), maybe Blake and Mortimer and Indiana Jones, ...

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16 minutes ago, Nile said:

"Toot and come in" has also been used, by a similar layout. Feel free to groan again.

And here he is:

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His name is in the white cartouches (Neb kheperu re) 

 

 

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Hi,

I choose to modify the left part of my layout. I modify the gate by increasing it's size. I have many details to add but the overall shape is now fixed. The figure and the locomotive are showed to scale the gate.

 

I bought also Tintin's figures

 

51292442774_c5b16ceb78_b.jpgIMG_6582 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

51292733295_253c71a221_b.jpgrastatospoulos by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

51292451689_7ecf8e75ef_b.jpg9667acade0ee0d5a6c8e4bb3b935f9bf741ceac4 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

51291915553_b49fc53890_c.jpg800c052a32a6a59b2b0ebe77a6b0ebc7e0d21ffc by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

 

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I acquired two more Tintin's figures

 

51328671239_c7ef4432af_b.jpgIMG_6744 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

I will use the followings rolling stocks. I used LGB, HLW and Bacmann's skip that I customized. I pick them from my fleet of 40 skips. I will add  specific egyptian load like statues, stone, ...

 

51328671274_484ffcf51e_b.jpgIMG_6743 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

51328671284_fabb53c683_b.jpgIMG_6742 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

51327217612_287e55e410_b.jpgIMG_6741 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

51328944030_675396cdc1_b.jpgIMG_6740 by franck combe, sur Flickr

 

 

 

 

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