Helper At Livingston
On July 3, 1952 a Northern Pacific Z-5, No. 5011 waits at the Depot in Livingston, Montana,
after returning light from helping a train up Bozeman pass to Muir.
Based on a photograph by Warren McGee
These large Yellowstone locomotives were named for the river that the Northern Pacific followed. The Z-5’s had a firebox just over 19 feet long and the loaded weight of the engine and tender was over 1,000,000 lbs