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Against All Odds by markkarvon Against All Odds by markkarvon
Union Pacific's Big Boy locomotive is legendary. A true icon from the days when steam power on the railroad was at its pinnacle. When diesels took over all the Big Boys were retired to museums or sold for scrap. Generatins of rail fans who never knew what it was like to experience Big Boy in operation first hand will now get that chance. Union Pacific has a long a proud tradition of mainline steam operation and Big Boy #4014 will join the stable. Well done UP!
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RattlerJones Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Student Filmographer
Guess what: the picture title was TRUE. 4014 IS coming back to the rails as a oil-burner.;) (Wink) 
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123Chance Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Strange, I have a mu with the same picture...
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markkarvon Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
If you mean mug, I am the artist who did the artwork for the manufacturer/distributor. They actually licensed four of my railroad designs back in 2007 I believe. My signature should be visible on the artwork.
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123Chance Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Well now, all I can say is I never thought I would meet the artist who made this amazing artwork! You did a fantastic job on it! :)
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ThomasZoey3000 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You painted this picture? Wow! It looks just like the actual locomotive. I for one can't wait to see that locomotive return to steam. Good work on the picture and well done UP for getting 4014 back. :)
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markkarvon Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much.
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MAMsaki Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Nice nice nice, sooo beautiful... the only problem I find, that aren't a Panzer lol 
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markkarvon Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks.
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combat878 Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
I can only begin to imagine the photo run by's 4014 will be scheduled for...
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UnionPacific4014 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
WOW.....JUST WOW. I want to make this picture my new shirt. I want to be restored now!!!
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